SRJC Course Outlines

10/28/2020 11:23:57 AMJOUR 52B Course Outline as of Spring 2021

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  JOUR 52BTitle:  NEWS MEDIA PRACTICE 2  
Full Title:  News Media Practice 2
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/laboratory course that produces The Oak Leaf, the college newsmedia that includes a website, a magazine and social media sites. Students learn journalistic standards, media ethics, writing, editing, design, multimedia, social media and other skills required in modern news production.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
JOUR 52A with a grade of "C" or better


Recommended Preparation:

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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A lecture/laboratory course that produces The Oak Leaf, the college newsmedia that includes a website, a magazine and social media sites. Students learn journalistic standards, media ethics, writing, editing, design, multimedia, social media and other skills required in modern news production.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:JOUR 52A with a grade of "C" or better
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 1981Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:
 CID Descriptor: JOUR 130 Lower Division Student Media Practicum I SRJC Equivalent Course(s): JOUR52A OR JOUR52B

Certificate/Major Applicable: Major Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1.  Participate as a productive team member of a news media staff with increased responsibility from Jour 52A, possibly serving as section editor or editor-in-chief.
2.  Explain the news  production process from story idea to completed product, and critique articlesr after publication.
3.  Write typical genre stories in at least two of the following sections: news, feature; opinion, sports or arts and entertainment; and edit stories for publication in print and online.
4.  Create story packages for print or online that may include the main article, sidebars, photos, charts and/or illustrations.
5.  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 story budget meetings and discuss libel and ethical issues as they apply to news media production.
2.  Articulate elements of magazine design, headline and cutline writing, photo selection and page layout.
3.  Demonstrate ability to help with tasks associated with news production, such as copyediting, headline and cutline writing, photo editing, design, layout and magazine distribution.
4.  Develop story ideas, conduct research and interviews and write articles for two 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.
7.  Demonstrate ability to upload stories and photos to website.

Topics and Scope
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I.        Oak Leaf Manual
         A. Rules of The Oak Leaf
         B.  Goals and Standards
II.       Production Process
          A.  Procedures
          B.  Teamwork
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.    Social and Mobile Media
          A.  Mobile reporting skills
          B.  Social media reporting
          C.  Social media marketing
IX.    Layout and Design
         A. Design principles
         B. Basic layout
         C. Magazine production proofing
X.      Photo Editing and Selection
XI.     Website Production
XII.    Critiquing The Oak Leaf
XIII.   Journalism Jobs and Internships

Assignments:
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1.  Participate in the production of  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.

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
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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