SRJC Course Outlines

11/24/2020 5:03:52 AMART 59 Course Outline as of Fall 2018

Inactive Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ART 59Title:  PHOTOJOURNALISM  
Full Title:  Photojournalism
Last Reviewed:4/4/2011

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled2.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled35.00
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled4.006 min.Lab Scheduled70.00
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total6.00 Contact Total105.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  70.00Total Student Learning Hours: 175.00 

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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Introduction to basic principles and practices of photojournalism for newspapers, magazines and online media.  Topics include news features, sports photography and the photo essay.  Students might provide photographic coverage of events for campus newspaper.  Requires manual digital camera.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
Course Completion of ART 36 OR Course Completion of ART 82


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Introduction to basic principles and practices of photojournalism for newspapers, magazines and online media.  Topics include news features, sports photography and the photo essay.  Students might provide photographic coverage of events for campus newspaper.  Requires manual digital camera.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:Course Completion of ART 36 OR Course Completion of ART 82
Recommended:
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
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:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:
 CID Descriptor: JOUR 160 Introduction to Photojournalism SRJC Equivalent Course(s): ART59

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1.  Employ basic photographic techniques including camera operation.
2.  Photograph a variety of journalistic assignments in both black and white and color.
3.  Analyze the special photographic situations and conditions that apply to photojournalism.
4.  Illustrate a story (news, sports, features) using still photographs.
5.  Make judgments regarding ethical and legal considerations of a photographic assignment.
6.  Discuss the various uses of photographs in print media.
7.  Demonstrate professionalism such as meeting print and online media deadlines.

Topics and Scope
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I.    History of photojournalism
II.   Camera and its operation
     a.  Lenses
     b.  Shutters
     c.  Exposure controls
III.   News, feature, and sports photographs
IV.   Digital shooting and darkroom techniques
V.    Photo sequences and special techniques
VI.   Elements of a picture story
VII.  Professionalism and the journalistic environment
VIII. Ethics and the law
IX.   Picture editing
      A.  Black and white
      B.  Color

Assignments:
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1. Weekly photo assignments in either black and white or color will duplicate the type of photo projects one would encounter in working photojournalism  
2. Photograph assignments for campus publications  
3. Final project: complete one major picture story
4. One to two quizzes
5. Portfolio
6. Class critiques

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
0 - 0%
None
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 30%
Weekly photo assignments, photography for campus publication
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
40 - 50%
Portfolio and final project
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 20%
Quizzes to include true/false, completion, short answer
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
5 - 15%
Attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Photojournalism:  The Professionals' Approach.   Kobre, Ken.  Elsevier Science and Technology Books:  2008.

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