SRJC Course Outlines

9/21/2021 6:23:34 PMJOUR 52D Course Outline as of Fall 2011

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  JOUR 52DTitle:  NEWSPAPER PRACTICE 4  
Full Title:  Newspaper 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 Scheduled8.008 min.Lab Scheduled140.00
 Contact DHR1.00 Contact DHR17.50
 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 course capstone that produces The Oak Leaf, the college newspaper and website.  Students apply journalistic standards, media ethics, writing, editing, design, multimedia 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
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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 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

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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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 newspaper 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 a multimedia news or feature story, 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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1.      Oak Leaf Manual
            a. Rules of The Oak Leaf
            b. Goals and standards
2.      Production Process
3.      Libel and Ethics
4.      AP Style
5.      Editing
            a. Content editing
            b. Grammar
            c. Punctuation
6.      Headlines and Cutlines
7.      Multimedia Storytelling
            a. Audio slideshows
            b. Video
            c. Podcasting
            d. Other technologies
8.      Layout and Design
            a. Design principles
            b. Photo sizing and layout
9.       Photo Editing and Selection
10.      Website Production
11.      Critiquing The Oak Leaf
12.      Editor's Workshop
13.      Presentation Skills
14.      Team and Leadership Skills
15.      Journalism Jobs and Internships

Assignments:
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1.  Produce 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
 
The Student Newspaper Survival Guide.  Kanigel, Rahele.  Blackwell Publishing Professional: 2006

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