The purpose of EH 3321 is to offer an organized approach to the standard course in magazine or newspaper feature writing offered at practically all schools of journalism or communication; to serve as supplementary reference for somewhat similar composition courses offered by university English departments; and to serve as a practical handbook of freelancing for students either individually or in class.
This course is viewed as a deductive and cooperative learning partnership between the faculty member and the student. The success of this partnership depends upon everyone being fully prepared for each class experience and student participation in the publication of the newspaper
If the faculty members roll is to provide guidance, resources, and information as needed, and the provide feedback and specific instructions on news assignments.
This course is designed as a learner centered experience with the students being intimately involved in the course materials and activities.
Article grades are averaged using the following scale: