Title: Introduction to Journalism
Credits: .25; .33; .5
Instructor: Susie Evans
text or call: (651) 270-3266
Course Description: This course examines the history, principles, and practices of varied genres of journalism with emphasis on writing news, features, interviews, and editing.
Course Goals and Objectives:
Required books and/or educational materials:
You will need access to a camera for this course.
Final Exam (date, time and location if one is scheduled):
Extra Credit Options if Available:
No extra credit is available. The opportunity to redo assignments can be requested.
Assessment of Student Work
Steady continual progress is imperative for the successful completion of an online course. Regular attendance, discussion board participation, and email notifications are required. Students not in regular contact with instructor/classmates will be warned. Subsequent warnings will involve parent/counselor notification. Inactivity for 15 days without contact with the program will result in withdrawal from the course.
If you are taking the full credit 1103 points total:
If you are taking this for a term and see (TA, TB, TC) you need to complete 2/3 of the Moodle work or 723 points.
If you are making up a Quarter Credit and see (QA, QB,QC, QD) you need to complete 1/2 of the Moodle work or 565 points.
You will be graded as follows:
Policy for Missed Exams and Late Assignments:
Minnesota Academic Standards Alignment
Briefly list state academic graduation standards met in the core course (social studies, science, mathematics, language arts)
II.C. The student will apply standard English conventions when writing.
Course Instructor and Communications
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