Multimedia Assignments: 
Not Just for Film Majors Anymore

Multimedia Assignments: 
Not Just for Film Majors Anymore 1

Randy Lyhus for The Chronicle

Millennials are often called "digital natives" because their familiarity with new technology seems to be in their DNA. Whether we like it or not, the "screen age" is here to stay—and with it has come a much more media-rich information ecosystem. Students are exposed to thousands of images a day. They share their own visual content via social-networking sites on their mobile devices, and orchestrate their own daily soundtracks with a portable music player and