May 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog
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JOURN 101 - Multimedia Journalism

Credits: 5
Teaches students how to write for the media, including print, online and broadcast media. Includes writing for public relations. Stresses newswriting mechanics, learning news style and newsroom terminology. Instructor encourages students to enroll in JOURN 104  and join the staff of The Current, Green River’s print and online publication.

Satisfies Requirement: Humanities/Fine Arts/English
Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate their ability to write in clear, concise, journalistic prose.
  2. Demonstrate their critical reading skills.
  3. Demonstrate their willingness to read daily news stories.
  4. Recognize the elements of professional journalistic writing.

Program Outcomes
Apply relevant criteria and standards when evaluating information in terms of how it will interest and inform their audience.

College-wide Outcomes
  • Critical Thinking - Critical thinking finds expression in all disciplines and everyday life. It is characterized by an ability to reflect upon thinking patterns, including the role of emotions on thoughts, and to rigorously assess the quality of thought through its work products. Critical thinkers routinely evaluate thinking processes and alter them, as necessary, to facilitate an improvement in their thinking and potentially foster certain dispositions or intellectual traits over time.
  • Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.
  • Written Communication - Written Communication encompasses all the abilities necessary for effective expression of thoughts, feelings, and ideas in written form.

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