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Texas/New Mexico 2017

Big Bend
Big Bend

Summer 2017:

  • The program will start May 22 and run until June 16
  • Dates of actual travel: May 30-June 12


Texas: Alpine, Marfa, Big Bend Ranch State Park, Big Bend National Park, Fort Davis, Balmorhea State Park.

New Mexico: Carlsbad Caverns National Park, Lincoln National Forest, White Sands National Monument.

Courses offered:

  • MC4356F - Feature Writing-Kym Fox
  • MC4382Y - Mobile Storytelling in the Park-Dale Blasingame

Course Objective:

MC 4356F: Students will hone their storytelling skills by developing feature stories on the area while also producing multimedia content to accompany the stories. Students will have the opportunity to submit their work for publication.

MC 4382Y: The purpose of this course is to introduce the concepts and practical usage of mobile storytelling using smart phones or similar devices. In addition, students will gain an understanding of the content types and skills needed to work for organizations like Texas Parks and Wildlife and the National Park Service.

For more information contact:
Harry Bowers |  Phone: 512.245.2656 |  E-mail: