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This class is designed to help you think like a journalist, to JOUR 3410 know news when you see it, to write clear and concise stories, to know the basics of how to cover a meeting or a Lecture Syllabus speech. A number of majors take this class but all need to know the basic rules of what makes something news and how to tell it in a compelling manner. My lecture focuses on Monday & Friday reporting, your lab on writing. Expect some overlap. 9:05 a.m. – 9:55 a.m. SLC Room 148 I spend a time talking about specific skills, from interviewing to gathering information to ways to cover almost every kind of story. Exams will be the multiple choice and true/false. Dr. Barry Hollander Room 229 Journalism Sorry, there are just too many of you. In your labs you will firstname.lastname@example.org get all the one-on-one attention you might crave, perhaps 706.542.5027 more than you might crave. Texts Weights Simple. Two tests, each counting for 50 percent of your Intro to Newswriting grade (unless attendance hurts it). A possible blog By Carole Rich (4th edition) requirement, if used, could take up 10 percent of the grade and reduce the two exams accordingly. I’ll decide this soon. Workbook (for your lab) AP Stylebook (required) Policies Attendance is crucial. Being on time is crucial. There are Grades no excused absences, no unexcused absences. You get three free misses (over a week of class!). On the fourth Lecture is 1/3 of grade you lose one letter grade for the lecture, which means you can Lab is 2/3 of grade do no better than a “B” for that part of your grade. Another miss, another letter grade, and so on. It is possible to get a low “A” in lecture and a low “B” in lab and get Being tardy also costs. I have a sheet and, by the classroom an overall B for the course, but in clock, will hand it to you if you walk in late. That’s ½ an general doing well in the lab means absence. The message: if you can’t make a class at this time, a good overall grade. In lecture, don’t sign up for a class at this time. This will begin soon. there will be two exams that focus on my brilliant lectures, guest Exam makeups are allowed only if you contact me before the speakers, videos, and random bits exam. Non-negotiable. A makeup will be short of knowledge. answer/essay. In addition, a 3-point penalty on a test goes to anyone who cannot manage to correctly bubble in his or her You are responsible for student number. C’mon, you’re in college. monitoring the class web page for new information. No excuse is accepted for failure to keep up with the http://www.journalism.uga.edu/hollander page. The web page trumps the syllabus.
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