JOUR276: Feature Writing for Print and Online Media
Section: H01     (Hybrid)

About This Course


Semester and YearSpring 2013 / (15 weeks): Jan 23, 2013 to May 21, 2013
(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

Hybrid:
Classroom and Web-based instruction

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

A sample Course Format is typically available in WebAdvisor's "Search for Sections" results. Course Formats explain how the instructor will conduct the class and may include: course policies, grading guidelines, assignment due dates, etc.

Student Requirements

This course has the following requirements for students:
  • There are no special student requirements for this section.

REQUIRED Campus Meetings

There are MANDATORY campus meetings or tests other than orientation. You should NOT register for this course if you are unavailable to attend these meetings.

This hybrid section meets Weekly

Dates/Locations of required meetings: Th: 11-12:15

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

SYLLABUS IS AT: http://faculty.bucks.edu/rogerst/jour276.html

THIS CLASS IS DESIGNED FOR STUDENTS WHO WANT TO LEARN A MORE CREATIVE, MAGAZINE STYLE OF WRITING FOR PRINT AND ONLINE MEDIA. IN THIS CLASS YOU'LL BE PRODUCING LONGER, MORE IN-DEPTH STORIES WHERE YOU'LL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO DO THE KIND OF SUBSTANTIVE REPORTING AND COMPELLING WRITING OF THE KIND FOUND IN PUBLICATIONS SUCH AS ROLLING STONE, THE NEW YORKER, THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE AND HUFFINGTON POST. YOU'LL ALSO BE READING STORIES FROM THESE KINDS OF PUBLICATIONS AND LEARNING TO EVALUATE THEM CRITICALLY.