The purpose of Journalism 462 is to make you a more well-rounded, forward-thinking, credible, ethical, accurate, nimble and innovative journalist. Keep in mind that this class is also designed to provide you with a variety of new and challenging educational experiences which may include but not be limited to: amazing stories being told, new environments being explored, interesting social exchanges taking place, team successes occurring, outside-the-box experimenting happening, etc. As with any class where you’re practicing the skills essential for real-world success, you get out what you put in. Here are some examples of successful work produced by students enrolled in Journalism 462.
Additional Past Projects
ASI Concerts: Who are You Paying to See?
Specific Content Examples
Here’s an infographic created by Matthew Kacik about the surging popularity of soccer at Cal Poly.
Here’s an infographic created by Nicole Jacobsen that incorporates data from a survey conducted by Kait Freeberg. The story was topic was campus security after dark.
Here’s an interactive photo and a date visualization (wordcloud) created by Lynna Suy that depict students’ opinions about the use of drug-sniffing dogs in Cal Poly’s dormitories.