Thursday, March 15, 2007

Training : New Media Essentials

8 July - 13 July, Prague, Czech Republic
This intensive five-day course will teach you all about online media – including podcasting, RSS feeds, blogging and online promotion. The course will feature a mix of practical training and roundtable discussions on current and future media trends.

Expert training

You'll be learning from people with extensive experience in the new media environment. The course will be led by Evgeny Morozov, TOL's director of new media. Go to the instructors page for more information.

What will you learn?
The course offers a mix of practical sessions, case studies and roundtable discussions about the current and future new media environment, including:

• Blogging and ‘citizen journalism’
• The future of newspapers
• User-generated content
• RSS technology
• Podcasts and videocasts (recording, editing and posting)
• Introduction to WordPress, Windows Live Writer, ITunes and Windows Movie Maker
• Peer-to-peer technology
• And much more!

Social program
In addition to the training sessions, there will be plenty of opportunities to mix with your fellow students. The social program includes a welcome dinner, a mid-week evening concert and a drinks reception at the end of the week.

Accommodation & training venue
You'll be staying at the Czech Agricultural University, which is also the venue for the training sessions. The university is located in the Suchdol district of Prague, on a hill overlooking the city.

Course fees
We are offering a reduced early bird rate €760 (US$980) until April 1, 2007. The fee then rises to €875 (US$1,135) for later applications. Click on program costs for more information.

Click here to apply for the course go to, or send an email to if you have any questions.

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