Courses

RTVF 65 – Shoot 4 Change

3 s.h.

Prof. Randy Hillebrand

Students will operate as a pro-bono media production unit for a Rome-based non-profit organization. RTVF students will assume the roles of production personnel and will work together with other School of Communication students to develop various media about the organization and the stories it tells. Students will be given specialized roles, using media practices, tools, writing, and production skills they develop while on site or in previous courses. Production work will be supplemented by class lectures, discussions, and practical instruction.

Students from all Hofstra majors are eligible to take the RTVF 65 class and participate in the SCO in Rome! program.
 

JRNL 180 – Report 4 Change

3 s.h.

Prof. James Cohen

Students will blend innovative journalism techniques with site-specific storytelling methods incorporating locative technologies, immersive media, and mobile practices. Students will report on a Rome-based non-profit organization and their impact and involvement with the citizens and survivors of a natural disaster region. The students will learn advanced new media writing and reporting techniques as well as new field tech like GPS, mapping, and 360 degree video acquisition. Production work is supplemented by class instruction, lectures, and field practice.

Students from all Hofstra majors are eligible to take the JRNL 180 class and participate in the SCO in Rome! program.