May 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog
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JOURN 106 - News Laboratory 3

Credits: 3-5
Students gain additional experience as they write, edit, design, photograph and produce the digital and print versions of the student publication, The Current.

Enrollment Requirement: JOURN 105  with a grade of 1.0 or higher; or instructor consent.

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

  1. Develop, research and prepare publishable news products, including digital photographs, on deadline.
  2. Understand and respect the value of multiculturalism and diversity in media writing.
  3. Write clear and concise news stories and news features.
  4. Work cooperatively in a newsroom setting.
  5. Design and layout attractive print and online news products.
  6. Adhere to specialized style and organization requirements of media writing for print and online platforms.
  7. Develop, research and prepare news accounts that are accurate, fair, balanced and timely.

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

College-wide Outcomes
  • 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.

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