Multimedia Journalism

Course: Digital Storytelling, 4 semesters

Professors: Iris Chyi; Gina Chen

  • Hold weekly lab to teach multimedia reporting and data journalism skills
  • Help students understand mobile video shooting, and a variety of tools including Podcast, Twitter, Facebook and Storify.
  • Provide intensive training in multimedia software including Photoshop, Audacity, FinalCutPro and Soundslides.
  • Equip them with knowledge and skills in web publishing using WordPress, Blogger, CSS and HTML.
  • Help them develop ideas for news stories in various media platforms.
  • Work with them on individual and group multimedia projects.


Course: Graphic Design, 1 semester // ProfessorChase Quarterman

  • Help students develop an advanced understanding of visual journalism and design.
  • Train them to use Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.
  • Strengthen their knowledge in color theory, typography, space and information flow for print and web design.
  • Work with them on individual projects and portfolios.


Course:Freedom: Philosophy, History and Law (Undergrad Signature Class), 2 semesters // Professor: Robert Jensen

  • Lead discussion section. Cultivate students to become critical thinker of freedom and political/social system in the U.S. and around the world.
  • Train students to think and write with historical and global perspectives. At the same time, encourage them to link those abstract concepts with personal experience.
  • Grade and discus with them of their individual papers.