SRJC Course Outlines

2/6/2023 5:52:31 PMJOUR 52C Course Outline as of Fall 2023

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  JOUR 52CTitle:  NEWS MEDIA PRACTICE 3  
Full Title:  News Media Practice 3
Last Reviewed:11/14/2022

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 news media that includes a website, magazine, and social media sites. Students learn journalistic standards, media ethics, writing, editing, design, photojournalism, multimedia, social media, and other skills required in modern news production.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:
JOUR 52B 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 news media that includes a website, magazine, and social media sites. Students learn journalistic standards, media ethics, writing, editing, design, photojournalism, multimedia, social media, and other skills required in modern news production.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:JOUR 52B 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 131 Lower Division Student Media Practicum II SRJC Equivalent Course(s): JOUR52C OR JOUR52D

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1. Participate as a productive team member of a college news media staff with increased responsibility from JOUR 52B, likely serving as section editor or editor-in-chief and demonstrate leadership abilities to help guide newer staff members in their skills development.
2. Write typical genre stories in three or more of the following sections: news, feature, opinion sports or arts and entertainment; edit stories for publication in print and online.
3. Create story packages for print or online that may include the main article, sidebars, photos, illustrations, audio (podcasts), video or other multimedia elements.
4. Create two types of multimedia, social media or mobile journalism news or feature stories.
 

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At the conclusion of this course, the student should 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 magazine design, headline and cutline writing, photo selection and page layout.
3. Demonstrate ability to help with and/or delegate tasks associated with magazine and website 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 three or more of the following sections: news, feature, opinion, sports or arts and entertainment.
5. Create story packages for print or online that incorporate an article, sidebars, charts, illustrations, audio (podcasts), photos, video or other multimedia elements.
6. Edit stories for content, Associated Press (AP) style, grammar, and punctuation.
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. Demonstrate ability to teach and guide newer staff members in reporting, writing, editing, layout, and multimedia creation.

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 recording/editing
    B. Podcasting and audio recording/editing
    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. Photojournalism
    A. Shooting events i.e., festivals, speeches, protests, breaking news
    B. Profiles and portraits
    C. Sports photography
    D. Photo editing and selection
XI. Website Production
XII. Critiquing The Oak Leaf
XIII. Journalism Jobs and Internships
 
All topics are covered in the lecture and lab portions of the course.

Assignments:
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Lecture & Lab-Related Assignments:
1. Participate in the production of the student news media, which typically involves a blend of reporting, writing, editing, photography, video and design skills.
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 work
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
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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Associated Press Stylebook. 56th ed. The Associated Press. Basic Books. 2022-2024.

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