Media Project: Staying on track

The Flying Wallendas 7-Man Pyramid, The Big E Fair, 2005. Photo: Porterlu/Wikipedia/Public Domain

Everything is going to be a lot easier if you spend time planning your project. It’s important to establish clear deadlines for yourselves and stick to them. You’ll also need to stay in contact with one another outside class time – don’t let your one weekly meeting be the only time you discuss ideas and progress.

There are some really good project management and collaboration apps and tools that help. These include:

Slack
Asana
Google Calendar
Google Drive
Dropbox

Some examples of past student projects:

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Making meetings work (without wasting precious time)

Ice-cased Adelie penguins after a blizzard at Cape Denison. Photo: Frank Hurley/Wikimedia Commons
Ice-cased Adelie penguins after a blizzard at Cape Denison. Photo: Frank Hurley/Wikimedia Commons

The First Golden Rule of working with others: communicate, communicate, communicate! I’ve posted below some notes about the purpose of meetings and how to write a meeting agenda.

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