Journalism (Beginning Convergence)

Course Title: Journalism
(Beginning Convergence)

Course ID: 211453

Grade Level:9-12

UC/CSU a-g: none

Prerequisite: none

Designed for students to train for work on the school yearbook and newspaper. This course will build skills in the fundamentals of photography, news writing, yearbook and newspaper design, basic video production skills, the examination of advertising as a foundation of newspaper revenue, and the study and comparison of mass media. Students will become adept at using computer programs such as Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Dream Weaver. The student will be able to gather information and write various types of news stories, with emphasis on language and style and accuracy in news gathering and editing.