JOUR175: News Reporting and Writing
Section: E59     (eLearning)

About This Course


Semester and YearSpring 2012 / (15 weeks): Jan 18, 2012 to May 15, 2012
(See "Getting Started" below for details about orientation)

Instructor(s)

Tony Rogers   Email: Tony.Rogers@bucks.edu
Phone: 215-968-8165

Course Credits

3 credits

Time Requirements

Plan a minimum of 6 - 9 hours per week for your coursework. While online learning courses provide flexibility in time, geography, and travel, the work required for successful completion is identical to that for the face-to-face course.   Your instructor may specify additional time requirements in the "Other information" field below or during your orientation.

Delivery Mode

eLearning:
Web-based course

Official College Course Description

The complete college course description can be viewed at:

Student Characteristics

Open to self-motivated, self-disciplined students who can handle college-level work and study independently.

Instructor Provided Course Format

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Student Requirements

This course has the following requirements for students:
  • Mandatory orientation at the Newtown campus

Getting Started With This Course


Orientation(s)

This information has expired. If you are looking for current course information you must go to the current semester course information page.

Instructor's Welcome Page

Your instructor's detailed information page (referred to as a "welcome page") is:

http://www.bucks.edu/journalism


Accessing Your Course

Instructor's Website

Your instructor has developed a website to be used in this course. Specific details for accessing this website will be provided by your instructor.


Purchasing Your Books and Other Course Materials

While you may purchase your books and other course materials from the provider of your choice (using the ISBN number available through the course's academic department where applicable to ensure the correct version), both the campus bookstore and our online bookstore, guarantee that they stock the correct version for your course.

Approximately 3 weeks prior to the start of the session you can use the link below to see the list of books that have been selected by your instructor. If you have any questions about the course materials listed, please contact your instructor or the academic department directly.

Click this link to see the book list for your course.


Other Information about the Course

IMPORTANT: I DON'T USE CANVAS SO YOU WON'T FIND MY COURSE OR ANY INFORMATION ABOUT IT THERE. YOU MUST ATTEND THE COURSE ORIENTATION AND YOU WILL BE USING MY WEBSITE LOCATED AT www.bucks.edu/journalism ANY QUESTIONS, CONTACT ME AT journalism@bucks.edu You'll write roughly 10 articles over the course of the semester. You'll cover crime, the courts and town government meetings, among other things. You'll write articles for the Centurion, the college's student newspaper. You'll do deadline writing exercises. And you'll interview people and use the Internet and other electronic databases to dig up information.