From experience I learned that even the biggest control freak of an editor-in-chief cannot afford to micromanage, regardless of how friendly the whole staff is.
Yearbook students have an opportunity to explore digital photography and photo enhancements, then show off their work in the annual ARTstravaganza.
The National Scholastic Press Association’s Model Code of Ethics has made it easier to include an ethics code in staff manuals.
Teaching students under the age of 18 right from wrong is hard enough. But teaching them to navigate the gray areas in between while being responsible journalists can be daunting.
Let’s face it – times have changed in photography.
In the old days, it was a dilemma of finding the negatives after they were processed and making a print before the negatives got lost, scratched or destroyed. Today’s digital era brings entirely new obstacles to overcome in photo management.
Many influences will affect yearbook in the future, but its intrinsic value to its readers will determine its staying power. Seven yearbook advisers were brought together to talk about the future of yearbooks, and several times the discussion came back to value.
Video may have killed the radio star, but it can do a lot for your yearbook. Just ask anyone at Winfield Middle School in Winfield, W.Va.
“From day one our goal has been to provide our customers with quality educational resources,” said David Massy, marketing services manager and Idea File’s senior editor. “Idea File provides advisers with the tools they need to teach their students and themselves so they can produce a yearbook that they and their school community will be proud of.”
Two yearbook advisers and lifelong friends devised a leadership training retreat so they could concentrate on advising and empower the editors to lead the staff while learning useful life skills
Skimming through magazines tends to be how most yearbook staffs spend their efforts to improve yearbook designs. But those designs can quickly become out of control unless students nitpick the details. Make sure the yearbook spreads are controlled and pop by using one or more of these tips for your design or the design process.
Adobe InDesign’s Object Styles allow you to quickly format attributes such as fill, stroke, transparency and shadow to any object, including type. The purpose of this tool is to help you maintain a consistency to specific objects throughout your yearbook.