For students who want to publish in the student online newspaper, The Echo, in an experiential learning setting. Includes working on all phases of online newspapers: writing, editing, and publishing. Students will learn basic news reporting/editing skills, headline writing, newsworthiness/story ideas and basic news ethics. Students meet with instructor for the first few weeks for a quick overview of journalistic writing and basic tenets. The last few weeks students will attend live “workshopping” sessions as they will be writing for publication, participating in editing and observing the publication process of The Echo. Students will be graded on a pass/fail basis. May be repeated up to three times for a maximum of 8 credits.
- Teacher: Beck Banks