Thursday, December 31, 2009

Who Are You?

Please paste this brief survey as your first blog post for this class with answers to the questions below - and feel free to add anything else you think might be relevant.

Who Are You?

Name: What year?


  • Where are you from?
  • Why did you come to the University of Florida?
  • Major?
  • Why are you taking this course (besides the fact it is required)?
  • Outside interests, hobbies, avocations, things you love to do?
  • Tell me one interesting thing about you – something that makes you unique.
  • Are you the first person in your family to attend a university?
  • On a scale from 1 to 10, with 10 being top-notch, how would you rate your knowledge of grammar, punctuation and AP style?
  • On the same scale, how would you rate your skills with working with InDesign and PhotoShop and with online media in general?
  • What online skills do you feel you are proficient at?
  • Where do you get most of your news?
  • What books are you reading and have read in the last three months?
  • Career Goals? Be specific as possible. Elaborate a bit.
  • What magazines, newspapers and news Web sites do you read regularly?
  • What is your favorite Web site?
  • Do you blog?
  • Do you have any media/communication experience? If so, what?
  • Are you pursuing a media related internship or job at this time?
  • Do you have an updated resume in your files?