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OAMW 2000 - MEDIA AND NARRATIVE CENTER - HOW TO WRITE TO BE READ

Type d'enseignement : Workshop

Semester : Autumn 2018-2019

Number of hours : 24

Language of tuition : English

Pre-requisite

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Course Description

HOW TO WRITE TO BE READ Scott Sayare OBJECTIFS DU COURS / COURSE GOALS This course is intended as an introduction to journalistic writing, with a focus on American-style newspaper features. Topics include : - How to read, understand and deconstruct journalism, as a journalist - Angles, and how to find, choose, and pitch stories - Research, sources, and reporting techniques - Story structure, and keeping a reader's attention - Writing with clarity, concision and grace Students will each report and write two graded feature articles over the course of the semester.

Teachers

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Course validation

HOW TO WRITE TO BE READ Scott Sayare Modalités d'évaluation / Grading Students will be graded (out of 20) on the basis of class participation and two written assignments, and will receive written personal evaluations at the semester's conclusion. HOW TO WRITE TO BE READ Célestine Bohlen Modalités d'évaluation / Grading Each student will be given a grade and an individual comment, based on the following criteria. They will be evaluated on their work, on their commitment to improving writing and structure, on their reporting and research. They will also be graded on participation, attentiveness in class, their comments on work by other students, and their questions prepared for guests.