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UMaine Center on Aging

The mission of the Center On Aging is to promote and facilitate activities on aging
in the areas of education, research and evaluation, and community service.

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Boomer Reporting Corps Workshop: Pulling It All Together - Designing Packages for Print and Digital Media

The Boomer Reporting Corps initiative provides specialized mentoring and general skill-building workshops designed to encourage older adults throughout Maine to become citizen journalists. Boomer Reporting Corps workshops are free and open to ENCorps members. Lunch and refreshments are provided. To learn more about ENCorps and Boomer Reporting Corps and to  become a member, please visit: www.encoreleaders.org. To view a PDF flyer of all upcoming BRC workshops, please click here.

Date: Saturday, March 2, 2013 (Snow Date: March 9)

Time: 9am to 2pm

Location: Hutchinson Center, Belfast

Description

Learn to produce multimedia narratives that integrate still photos, captions, audio recordings and movies for ink-on-paper and digital media.

Topics include:

• Working with print publishing software such as InDesign for ink-on-paper media
• Working with digital publishing programs such as WordPress for blogs and other online media
• Working with ePub publishing programs such as iBooks Author for mobile media

To Register: Contact Mia Noyes at: mia.noyes@umit.maine.edu or 207-262-7931

ENCorps is a program of the University of Maine Center on Aging in partnership with the Maine Community Foundation, the Community Experience Partnership and with the cooperation of local, state, and national organizations. In addition to this support, funding for the Boomer Reporting Corps is provided by The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Maine Community Foundation, and The Atlantic Philanthropies.