Active media lessons
scienceintermedia, developed an interactive newspaper editor called „Die interaktive Zeitungswerkstatt“ (engl.: the interactive editorial office) which allows the user to create an individual newspaper in just a view simple steps and without any skills in desktop publishing.
From a broad variety of newspapers (for example Süddeutsche Zeitung, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung) you can choose step by step title, section and page. In the newspaper editor you can fill in the layout with your own articles, headlines and photos. The result is a printable PDF which can be posted in a virtual gallery or can be printed directly. The software offers a lot of useful features which support the writing and learning process. RSS-feeds from several news agencies are supporting the investigation, a newspaper-ABC introduces the different jounalistic formats, in the task section teachers can post writing-tasks for their students. Furthermore the software contains an „editorial forum“ and a media asset.