The Advanced Layout Editor (Avia Builder) uses a modular system, which allows you to get creative and design unique posts that cater to the content of your stories. This guide shows some of the most useful modules that you can incorporate into your articles:
Image With Hotspots
This module allows you to setup numerous hotspots on an image with a pop-up text box. Great for highlighting locations on maps, or specific elements in your images you want the reader to learn more about. The module allows you to customize:
- How the text boxes appear
- Possible numbering/ordering for the hotspots
- Image sizing
Reporter and anchor Joel Ballard
Reporter and anchor Lauren MacFarland
Great for incorporating lists into a post or digital documentary. Each list item is clickable and reveals more information and details about that item.
A news magazine show that students shoot, edit, and produce as a team. From story content to anchoring location, students get to decide everything about the show which airs on TV and online.
Journalism students practice their skills working at Evolution, BCIT’s radio station. Live interviews, breaking news, and even a sports comment are all apart of working at Evolution 107.9.
BCIT News Online
Digital news is in the forefront of the industry more than ever before. Journalism students at BCIT harness their cross-platform multimedia skills working at our digital newsroom at www.bcitnews.com
Combines the idea of a slideshow with photo captioning and a bit of interactivity. Gets the user involved and allows you to pair each image with a title and some information about the photo. This slider can be set to various sizes, and can be set to auto-rotate.
BCIT Journalism students have to chance to anchor a weekly news show that airs on TV and online.
Covering the latest news can often involve reporting live from the field directly to air.
There’s much more to interviewing than meets the eye, or rather, the ear. Journalism students harness their interviewing skills live on Evolution 107.9.
In Broadcast and Online Journalism, students work as a team to produce a weekly news show.
Totally customizable coloured section of your post. This is an effective tool to highlight a section of the article, to differentiate sections of the post, or even to simply create a visually appealing post.
HEADLINE ROTATOR: rotates to draw attention to specific words with animation
Could be used as subheadings in an article or documentary etc. Works well with headlines with lists or words you want to stand out to the reader.
Useful for a sampling of testimonials or quotes about a given topic. This module builds a grid of quotes with attribution and can include thumbnail images of the speakers.
“Cross-platform multimedia is life.”
“Why do I care?”
“We’re raising awareness, and only time will tell how much awareness we will raise.”
“You going to do the shoot in studio? BOOOOORING.”