Journalism

Journalism

Course Length:

One semester

Course Description:

This course is an introduction to journalism, from its history and effect on the American culture to the basics of journalistic writing.  Students who successfully complete this course should be more than prepared to participate in their school’s journalism program.  Grading for this course is based solely on total points, though students should be aware that some assignments, quizzes, and tests are worth more points than others.

Prerequisites: none

Comprehensive Syllabus:  

Journalism Public Syllabus

Required Materials:

None

Specific Technical/Software Requirements in Addition to General Requirements:

Please review the general original credit software requirements at http://mtda.link/techreq

Course Availability (subject to resource and teacher availability):

Fall: A semester available
Spring: B semester available
Summer: Not available

Lead Teacher:

Ashley Tait, C.M. Russell High School, Great Falls, ashley.tait@montanadigitalacademy.org

PLEASE SEE YOUR LOCAL COUNSELOR TO REGISTER FOR MTDA COURSES

Montana Digital Academy
Phyllis J. Washington College of Education
The University of Montana
32 Campus Drive – Room 315
Missoula, Montana 59812
Phone: 406-203-1812
Fax: 406-203-1815

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