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JRNL 115 - Writing for the Media

5 Credits
Focus on writing styles, formats and techniques for print, broadcast and the Internet. Students will practice writing scripts, releases, news stories and interviews, as well as treatments, proposals and timetables. Includes study of audience, flowcharts, copyright law and libel.

Pre-requisite(s) ENGL& 101 min 2.0

Quarters Typically Offered

Fall Day
Winter Day
Spring Day

Designed to Serve IMP students and others needing a second writing course.
Active Date 2011-07-25

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 25
Contact Hours: Lecture 55 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 55
Degree Distributions:
  • Humanities Area I

Course Outline
1. Audience analysis 2. Copyright law and libel 3. storyboarding 4. Flowcharts 5. Hypertext 6. Elements of narrative 7. Creation of appropriate graphics 8. News releases 9. Interviewing 10. Proposal writing

Student Learning Outcomes
Students who exert the appropriate effort should be able to perform the following tasks: 1. Analyze an audience.

2. Develop accurate film charts.

3. Utilize hypertext to enhance user’s learning.

4. Create scripts.

5. Match writing to graphics.

6. Transcribe from storyboard to final product.

7. Evaluate effectiveness of first project in terms of original objection.

8. Understand copyright law and libel.

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