SRJC Course Outlines

9/15/2019 7:52:44 PMJOUR 52D Course Outline as of Fall 2016

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  JOUR 52DTitle:  NEWS MEDIA PRACTICE 4  
Full Title:  News Media Practice 4
Last Reviewed:4/25/2016

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum5.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum5.00Lab Scheduled9.008 min.Lab Scheduled157.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total11.00 Contact Total192.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 262.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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A lecture and laboratory capstone course  that produces The Oak Leaf, the college newspaper and website. Students apply journalistic standards, media ethics, writing, editing, design, multimedia, social media and other skills to produce print and web versions of The Oak Leaf. Journalism 52D students assume leadership positions in running The Oak Leaf and teach specialized workshops to other staff members.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of JOUR 52C


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
Description: Untitled document
A lecture and laboratory capstone course  that produces The Oak Leaf, the college newspaper and website. Students apply journalistic standards, media ethics, writing, editing, design, multimedia, social media and other skills to produce print and web versions of The Oak Leaf. Journalism 52D students assume leadership positions in running The Oak Leaf and teach specialized workshops to other staff members.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of JOUR 52C
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 2011Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:
 CID Descriptor: JOUR 131 Lower Division Student Media Practicum II SRJC Equivalent Course(s): JOUR52C OR JOUR52D

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Serve in a leadership position on a news media staff, facilitating the news production process and demonstrating leadership abilities to help guide less experienced journalism students in their skills development.
2.  Write and edit typical genre stories in all of the following sections: news, feature, opinion, sports or arts and entertainment.
3.  Create story packages for print or online that may include the main article, sidebars, photos, charts and/or illustrations.
4.  Create two types of multimedia, social media or mobile journalism news or feature stories.
 

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Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:            
1.   Participate in or run story budget meetings and discuss libel and ethical issues as they apply to news media production.
2.   Articulate elements of newspaper design, headline and cutline writing, photo selection and page layout.
3.   Demonstrate ability to help with and/or delegate tasks associated with newspaper and website  production, such as copyediting, headline and cutline writing, photo editing, design, layout and newspaper circulation.
4.   Develop story ideas, conduct research and interviews, and write articles for three or more of the following sections: news, feature, opinion, sports or arts and entertainment.
5.   Create two types of multimedia, social media or mobile journalism news or feature stories, using blend of audio, photos, video or text.
6.   Edit stories for content, Associated Press (AP) Style, grammar and punctuation for both web and print.
7.   Demonstrate ability to upload stories and photos to website.
8.   Demonstrate ability to design pages or make corrections using page design software.
9.   Select articles, photographs and artwork for publication.
10. Prepare and deliver a presentation on a specialized journalism topic.

Topics and Scope
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I. Oak Leaf Manual
          A.Rules of The Oak Leaf
          B.Goals and standards
II. Production Process
III. Libel and Ethics
IV. AP Style
V. Editing
          A. Content editing
          B. Grammar
          C. Punctuation
VI. Headlines and Cutlines
VII. Multimedia Storytelling
           A. Video
           B. Podcasting
           C. Other technologies
VIII. Layout and Design
           A. Design principles
           B. Advanced layout
IX. Photo Editing and Selection
X. Website Production
XI. Critiquing The Oak Leaf
XII. Editor's Workshop
XIII. Presentation Skills
XIV. Team and Leadership Skills
XV. Journalism Jobs and Internships
XVI. Social Media Reporting and Marketing
XVII. Mobile Journalism Reporting

Assignments:
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1.  Participate in the production o the student newspaper and website, which typically involves a blend of reporting, writing, editing, photography, design and layout.
2.  Create a portfolio of published articles, photographs and multimedia stories.
3.  Prepare and deliver a workshop on a specialized journalism topic for other Oak Leaf staff members.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 75%
Portfolio of articles; headline and cutline writing
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
0 - 0%
None
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
10 - 75%
Production skills, photography, layout, workshop
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
None
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 30%
Class participation, teamwork


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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The Associated Press (AP) Style Book.  The Associated Press: current year

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