• JOURNALISTIC WRITING - EN1186 (Elective)

    Length of Course: 

     

    One Semester

    Credit:        

     

    .5 Credit 

    Grade Placement: 

     

    10, 11, 12

    Prerequisite:

     

    None

    State Code:

     

    11101A000

    Course Description: This course introduces students to various types of journalistic writing including news, feature, editorial, sports and reviews. Students are also introduced to the traditions and conventions that govern the culture of journalism. Students gain experience in all aspects of print-media writing. To that end, they will be expected to write for the school newspaper and participate in its layout. Additionally, they will explore various aspects of print publication including page design and layout techniques and will work with InDesign CS6 and PhotoShop CS6. This course affords students an in-depth look at the field of journalism and advancement of technology skills.