ENG*393*10 Description

Journalism Practicum

The purpose of this practicum is to introduce students to journalism by writing for a newspaper or magazine. Students will receive instruction on effective news writing, along with other topics including AP Style, interviewing, bias in the media, libel and ethics. They will also receive one-on-one feedback about their articles from the instructor. Participants must write for The Elm or an outside publication, such as a local newspaper, while enrolled in this practicum. Those who write for an outside publication must have written for The Elm for at least two years. Pass/Fail only. Students may not earn more than four total credit hours for ENG 395/495.