Portfolios & reflection papers due today

Just a reminder that your completed portfolios and reflection papers are due by 3:50 p.m. today.

  • Don’t forget that you can pick up your Project 2 grading sheet and make revisions to earn up to 5 points back! Email me to set up a time to come by my office.

If I don’t see you, I had a great semester with you guys and hope you’ll keep in touch! You should be really proud of your work!

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Project 2 grades, feedback on portfolios, etc.

Happy first day of finals! For many of you, it’s your last finals EVER! Good luck!

A few notes:

  • I will be in my office today until about 3:30 p.m. if you want to stop by to get some early feedback on your digital portfolios.
  • You also can stop by this afternoon to pick up the grading sheet for Project 2 & make corrections. You can earn up to 5 points back if your revisions are posted by Tuesday.

Reminder: Your digital portfolio & reflection paper are due by 3:50 p.m. tomorrow.

  • Email me the paper & make sure the link to your portfolio is at the top of the paper.

Puppies at Pius today & tomorrow!

Not class-related, but who doesn’t need some puppy love heading into finals? Therapy dogs are at Pius library today til 4 p.m. and noon-2 p.m. tomorrow.

Links to your portfolio sites

Our last class is today! I’m proud of all your work this semester & looking forward to seeing your digital portfolios.

Today you’ll get feedback on your sites from me and your classmates, and I hope you’ll get some good ideas of tweaks you can make. (These are all considered a work in progress until you submit your final paper, so you’ve got several days before they are graded!)

Your portfolio sites:

Cassie Boehm

Grace Bonoma

Jared Castillo

Ivana Cvetkovic

Kate Essig

Emma Goldschmidt

Fallon Griffith

Keilah Johnson

Delores McKenzie Bush

Jill Szwed

Annalise Wilcox

 

 

May 1: Portfolio premiere day!

Thursday’s agenda: Last class of the semester, and our last premiere party! We’re going to take a look at everyone’s portfolio sites in class & you’ll give us a “tour” of yours.

Due Thursday: Your portfolio site can still be under construction but it needs to be about 90% done so we have a good sense of your purpose & the contents of your pages.

  • Email me the link to your site before the start of class (which means you need to activate the site so we can look at it in class)

May 8: Final paper & completed portfolio site due during our final period, which is 2-3:50 p.m. Email me your reflection paper & make sure it has a link to your site.

  • See the notes posted on Blackboard for details on what must be included in your reflection paper

If you haven’t already done so, please fill out the online course evaluation for our class (and your other comm classes.) Evaluations are included in faculty annual reports and are a significant part of the consideration process when we apply for tenure.

To access the Online Course Evaluation Form for a course:

  1. Log into mySLU and open Banner Self-Service
  2. Click on the Student link
  3. Click on the Registrations link
  4. Click on the Student Schedule: Detail link
  5. Open the evaluation form for a course by clicking on the “Click here to Evaluate” link

April 29: Work day for portfolio sites

Tuesday’s agenda: Work day on portfolio sites. You *must* attend class — I will meet with each of you to give feedback on your sites.

  • Have at least two of your pages pretty much done so we have something to look at & discuss
  • Come with questions & challenges you’re having with putting together your site

For Thursday: Last class of the semester, and our last premiere party! We’re going to take a look at everyone’s portfolio sites in class & you’ll give us a “tour” of yours.

Due Thursday: Your portfolio site can still be under construction but it needs to be at least 90% done so we have a good sense of your purpose & the contents of your pages.

  • Email me the link to your site before the start of class (which means you need to activate the site so we can look at it in class)

May 8: Final paper & completed portfolio site due during our final period, which is 2-3:50 p.m. Email me your reflection paper & make sure it has a link to your site.

  • See the notes posted on Blackboard for details on what must be included in your reflection paper

 

April 24: Creating digital portfolios (& reminder re: extra credit tonight)

Reminder: Tonight is the Communication Department’s Distinguished Alumni lecture, being given by Dave Senay. He is the president and CEO of Fleishman Hillard (a global PR firm based in St. Louis) and will talk about the organization’s “ethics as culture” approach.

  • 7 p.m. TONIGHT in Carlo Auditorium, Tegler Hall
  • See previous post for how you can earn up to 10 pts. extra credit by attending the event & writing a blog post about it

For  Thursday:You’ll start working on your digital portfolio sites! Go through the links in the Examples of portfolios we like folder and the Examples of previous MPJ student portfolios folder to get inspiration for your site.

Due Thursday: Raw materials for your digital portfolios are due & should be brought to class in electronic formats.

  • Optional: Revise Project 1 to earn up to 5 points back. Replace “old” version with corrected version on your blog & return my edits sheet in class.

For Tuesday: Work day on portfolio sites. You *must* attend class — I will meet with each of you to give feedback on your sites