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Oct
6
2014

Online and Face-to-Face: We're here for all types of learners

By Casey Peterson to DJD Blog

Online coursework is effective, but might not work for all types of learners. If online classes are not your ideal way to learn, USFSP offers a graduate program in Journalism and Media Studies with a more familiar on-campus class structure. The JMS graduate program includes a balanced mixture of face-to-face, online, and hybrid classes. You may attend classes part time or full time and complete a master’s degree in as little as two years.

  • Journalism and media studies
  • On-campus
  • Online education
  • Graduate school
Aug
25
2014

Sizzling Images 2014: A Face-to-Face Change of Pace

By Casey Peterson to DJD Blog

In summer 2014, some DJD students took to the streets of St. Petersburg to hone their skills in food photography. Taught by Tampa Bay Times photographer Scott Keeler, Sizzling Images was the kick-off class for the graduate Food Writing and Photography Certificate program at University of South Florida St. Petersburg. Besides graduate and undergraduates, the course attracted several community members who took it as a workshop.

  • Food writing
  • Photography
Oct
30
2013

An Online Degree - Would you like a Certificate with That?

By Casey Peterson to Press Room

As the completely online master’s program in Digital Journalism and Design has grown, so has the department of journalism and media studies. That’s why, beginning in fall 2014, we’ll be offering an online graduate certificate program in Food Writing and Photography! This program is the first-of-its-kind in the nation, and caters to non-degree seekers and degree seekers alike. By completing five courses worth 15 total credits, you can obtain a Food Writing and Photography Graduate Certificate from the University of South Florida St. Petersburg.

  • Graduate certificate
  • Food writing
  • Online education
Sep
28
2013

Getting Started

By Kelly St.Onge to DJD Blog

Being a student-journalist is no easy task. Journalism in itself is a type of shark pool to say the least. We have all heard the saying “dive in” and I feel, in journalism, that’s exactly what you have to do.

  • Journalism
  • Student journalist
  • Backpack journalist
Aug
1
2013

VideoWorks: Behind the Scenes at DJD

By Casey Peterson to DJD Blog
Ever wonder where the course content for the Digital Journalism and Design program comes from? Check out this behind the scenes look at VideoWorks, an in house video production and webcasting studio in the University of South Florida St. Petersburg’s department of journalism and media studies.
  • VideoWorks
  • Webcasting
  • Video production
  • Studio

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