ALL THINGS JOURNALISM AT SHASTA COLLEGE • P.O. Box 496006, Redding, CA 96049 • (530) 242-7729

SHASTA COLLEGE JOURNALISM PROGRAM

JOUR 21

Introduction To Mass Communications

This course is designed principally as a survey of the mass media, including newspapers, magazines, radio, televisioin, motion pictures, books, the internet/web and new technologies. The course will include study of mass communication theories, the effect of new technologies on society and the history of mass communication media. Students will research and analyze current mass media phenomena and will produce a term paper or research project reflecting their discoveries.


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THIS COURSE IS TENTATIVELY SCHEDULED TO BE OFFERED AS AN I.T.V. CLASS AGAIN SPRING 2014

JOUR 24

Newspaper Production

Designed as a practicum in print production, primarily newspaper. Students will be required to work for a print publication, typically the college newspaper, The Lance. Instructional topics include advanced newswriting (first semester), principles of editing (second semester), publication design (third semester), and management issues (fourth semester). The two-hour instructional component is a mix of lectures, discussion and group work. The lab component will include staff meetings for the college print production. Assessment in the course is based on mastery of the instructional content and quality of work done for a print publication. Students are required to keep files of their published work during the semester. Students who work for a print publication other than the Shasta College Lance must sign up for 1 to 2 units of work site learning to be taken concurrently with Jour 24. Note: This course may be repeated three times for a total of four enrollments, since course content varies and skills are enhanced by repetition and practice. THIS COURSE HAS NOT BEEN OFFERED SINCE FALL 2012 AND IT ISN'T KNOWN WHEN IT WILL RETURN

JOUR 27

NEWSWRITING REPORTING

Instruction and practice in writing news stories, feature articles, journalistic interviews, critical reviews and editorials. Prepares students for writing and reporting in mass media environments including: newspapers, television and radio news organizations, magazines, public relations agencies, Internet news services and other telecommunications media. THIS COURSE IS SCHEDULED TO BE OFFERED AGAIN FALL 2013

JOUR 27 SYLLABUS

FINAL• May 23 • 10:30 a.m.

 

JOUR 29

PHOTOJOURNALISM

The student in this class will learn basic principles of photography, including the technical skills of how to use a camera and computers as they relate to photojournalism. The student also will learn the practical, legal and ethical aspects of taking pictures for a publication as they relate to a mass media career. This course is an introductory course to photography and photojournalism. Students will be encouraged to submit their work to college publications or other news media to expand their skills and put them to practical use. THIS COURSE IS SCHEDULED TO BE OFFERED AGAIN FALL 2013