Lab Notes for InDesign CS3 Lab1

Introduction to InDesign CS3 Lab 1
On Wednesday we will get into InDesign CS3. Here is the related material:

The Election and New Media
A discussion of new media technologies that are affecting the 2008 election and coverage of the election.

A review of Lynda
Feedback from you on Lynda and a discussion on use of it as a tool.

Assignment: Due Feb. 13

  • New Media and Election 2008; Two Questions:
    • Is new media making a difference in this election?
      • Surf the Internet, find examples and link to them
    • Who is doing the best and/or worst job of using new media and why?
    • Do a post on this blog (or put a link on this blog to a post on your own blog) related to these two questions.

Assignment: Due March 05

  • Read: “We the Media,” by Dan Gillmor
    • Please read The Introduction through the end of Chapter 3. This is up through page 65 in the printed O’Reilly edition of the Dan Gillmor book.
    • Do a post on this blog (or put a link on this blog to a post on your own blog) related to that reading indicating what the author said and why you agree or disagree with the author.
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