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JRNL 201 - Advanced Newswriting

5 Credits
Advanced instruction in researching, interviewing and writing on deadline for a regularly produced student publication.

Pre-requisite(s) JRNL 101 with min. 2.0

Quarters Typically Offered
Fall Day
Winter Day
Spring Day

Designed to Serve Students interested in writing/journalism as a career. Students earning an AA degree (emphasis in journalism).
Active Date 20210311T08:50:53

Grading System Decimal Grade
Class Limit 15
Shared Learning Environment Yes
Contact Hours: Lecture 22 Lab 66
Total Contact Hours 88
Degree Distributions:
  • Humanities Area I

Course Outline
  • Learning how to search for stories; information gathering.
  • Writing and rewriting stories.
  • Developing story ideas and important sources.
  • Understanding freedom of the press, libel, and other legalities, and ethics.
  • Finding and dealing with experts and/or credible sources.
  • Double and re-double checking accuracy.

Student Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to remember and apply basic rules of spelling, punctuation, grammar and style in their writing.

Students will be able to gather, analyze and organize information as to its relevance and importance in writing stories about people and events.

Students will be able to create stories relevant to diverse groups of readers in a timely fashion.

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