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So if you were teaching an online journalism class, and you could require each student to spend roughly $150 to buy a device for capturing some form of multimedia, what device would you have them buy? A small video camera (such as the Flip)? An audio recorder (like the Zoom H2)? A digital point-and-shoot? Something else? For context, the class I’m teaching will cover the basics of multimedia (audio, video, slideshows, interactives), so whatever the students buy will be put to use, but I’m just wondering if there are other considerations. $150, even for working journalists, is nothing to sneeze at. Please place your vote below, and/or use comments to explain your reasoning.

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