A habit of missing classes will affect your final grade because there will be graded assignments due or produced in almost every class session. Any story that includes libelous material will result in an F. It will be helpful to have a great eBook reader to be able to have a good reading experience and high quality eBook display.
Some students find it hard during lab class to resist the temptation to have several programs active on the computer. By using every one of these effective techniques, you can definitely boost your eBook reading experience to an excellent extent.
Unless you are instructed otherwise, all assignments for this class must be typed in a point font and double-spaced. Each will count the same as one in-class assignment.
Any story submitted after the deadline at the start of class for take-home and outside assignments, and announced deadlines for in-class assignmentswill result in an F, even if it is one minute late.
Students who are uncertain as to what constitutes academic dishonesty should consult the university publication entitled Academic Integrity, available online at: Those with one or more wrong answers will get no grade for the first test and be required to take a second test.
Even though it might seem simple to read with full-screen without turning the page of the eBook quite frequently, it set ton of stress in your eyes while reading in this mode.
Constantly prefer to read the eBook in exactly the same length that will be similar to the printed book.
Since this course is designed to immerse students in the world of journalism, we will replicate the tight and unbending deadlines of a real-life newsroom. Since accuracy is the most important aspect of journalism, we will adhere to rigid standards. This can help you to prevent the problems that otherwise you may face while reading an eBook continuously.
Any student who fails to pass the test on the sixth try will receive an F for the course. Each of these news stories with your byline will increase your final grade by a single percentage point. Callahan, Chapters March One style quiz grade may be dropped in lieu of one dropped grade for the in-class assignments.
Assignments will be graded on the following criteria in an effort to reflect professional newsroom standards. Constant reading your eBook on the computer screen for a long time without taking any rest can cause you headache, cause your neck pain and suffer with eye sores and also cause night blindness.
There present number of motives behind it due to which the readers quit reading the eBooks at their first most attempt to utilize them. Though you will work hard in this class, I hope it will be lively and enjoyable for all of us.
It is a most common issue that almost all of the people generally bear while using an eBook. Check out whether you can turn the page with some arrow keys or click a special part of the display, aside from using the mouse to manage everything.
It is recommended not to go for reading the eBook in fullscreen mode. Each will count the same as two in-class assignments. Someone should adjust the proper brightness of display before reading the eBook.
This will help to make reading easier. The lowest three grades will be dropped. News stories should be analyzed for both the quality of writing and depth of reporting.
The dropped grade policy as described in the grading section above is designed to account for missed assignments due to illnesses and emergencies. Only news stories and news features count for extra credit; editorials, columns, reviews and sports game stories do not.
Stories must be printed in news publications. Foundations of Journalism Assignment: Math tests will count the same as an in-class assignment.
Callahan, Chapters Assignment: The instructor may modify this schedule during the semester to better meet the needs of the class. All of these assignments, quizzes and tests — whether in or out of class — must be done without any collaboration or help from other sources, including classmates, unless otherwise stated by the professor for a specific assignment.
Academic dishonesty, including cheating, fabrication, facilitating academic dishonesty and plagiarism, will not be tolerated. If you write news stories that are published from the first day of the semester through the final day of university classes before finalsyou may submit them for extra credit.
You must not make use of the eBook constantly for several hours without rests.
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We will discuss the content and structure of stories regularly in class. o “Writing and Reporting News: A Coaching Method,” 3 rd edition, by Carole Rich.
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