Syllabi for Henry Jenkins' Transmedia Entertainment class at USC and Lance Weiler's Building Storyworlds class at Columbia University

Professor Henry Jenkins has kindly put the syllabus for his Transmedia Entertainment 1 class online. This USC Cinema School class relies heavily on guest speakers from across the media industry. There are also assigned readings from a variety of sources. Apparently Professor Jenkins has adopted Frank Rose's essential new book, The Art of Immersion: How the Digital Generation Is Remaking Hollywood, Madison Avenue, and the Way We Tell Stories, as the one required physical text. Students also develop transmedia proposals (including Bibles) and pitch to a panel of industry experts.

Lance Weiler has also decided to offer the syllabus for his Columbia University Building Storyworlds class as part of a tumblr (that he hopes will grow to include student assignments and other data). Apparently Lance is also relying on Frank Rose's Art of Immersion book and guest speakers.

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