College of Journalism & Mass Communications Pop-up Classes

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Pop-up classes are short, one-credit hour courses designed to allow students to dive into emerging industry trends and gain skills to prepare them for future careers.

Pop-up classes are open to all UNL students. Register in MyRed.

Fall 2020

ADPR 291.951 | 1 credit hour Media Sales & Account Management Saturday Oct. 24, 10am-6pm Sunday Oct. 25, 10am-6pm

Love coming up with great ideas and solutions, but find yourself always the one who makes sure every little detail is completed with the best possible result? Then this is your opportunity to put those talents and skills to work and explore the world of media sales and account management. This interactive, fast-paced session will explore everything from the skill set needed to succeed in the world of media sales and account management to developing and closing a multimedia plan for a local business.

Faculty: David Thiemann

JOMC 191.951 | 1 credit hour Memes, Brands and You Tuesdays Aug. 25- Oct. 14, 5:30pm-7:30pm

Memes. They’re everywhere. We share them. We create them. Sometimes we even become them. Now brands are getting into the mix - but should they? This course will prepare you for using memes in the professional sphere and apply your knowledge of memes and other pop culture devices to inform industry professionals of best practices.

Faculty: Jamdan Clang

JOMC 491/891.958 | 1 credit hourAudiobook NarrationFridays 12pm-3pm Sept. 18, Oct. 2, Oct. 16, Oct. 30, Nov. 13

The audiobook market is on the rise and as demand increases, so does the need for narrators. In this class, students will add voice to novels, poetry, short stories, and non-fiction books published by the University of Nebraska Press. We will use studios and editing software to voice and edit, master, and output audio for existing titles. Final audio will be submitted to the University of Nebraska Press for consideration.

Faculty: Kaci Richter

ADPR 191.951 | 1 credit hourBecome an After Effects NinjaFriday Oct. 2, 4pm-9pm Saturday Oct. 3, 9am-3pm Sunday Oct. 4, 9am-3pm

Become an After Effects Ninja. Learn the essentials of After Effects to add this awesome program to your arsenal of skills. Come learn to keyframe, layer, and animate your way to the top of the resume pile.

Faculty: Colby Dolan

BRDC 191.950 | 1 credit hourAudio Podcasting 101 Oct. 9, Oct. 23 and Nov. 6, 1-6 p.m.

Introduction to and exploration of audio podcasting. Topics include content/idea creation, hardware and software, writing techniques, vocal performance, hosting platforms, promotion of a podcast and how to make money from one.

Faculty: Rick Alloway
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