25% - Assignments25% - Soundslides team project25% - Individual final multiple-media website projectASSUMPTION: This syllabus does not include shooting and editing video, which is taught separately at the JMSC. It does address streamingvideo and embedding from video services such as ustream/ youtube / vimeo in week 5 which may not be necessary.
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ONE 1. INTRODUCTIONRequired assignmentsGrading systemExpectations: Emphasis this is a journalismcourse: The technical skills to be developedare for the purpose of telling the storyaccording to the most appropriate medium,whether text, photos, graphics, audio, video ora combination.2. STANDARDSAssignments are to be completed according toJMSC journalistic reporting and editingstandards in terms of:AccuracyPlagiarism and Copyright1. Find and read the university’sonline guidelines on plagiarism2. On your blog, set up a categorycalled Plagiarism3. Add the university’s hyperlink onplagiarism to your blogroll4. Post an article of about 300-400words that:*Defines plagiarism - use at least twosources and credit them.0-5 points Understanding what isrequired of this course.Understanding journalisticrequirements.Avoiding academic style orpolemic and avoidance of producing information-dumps/wikisUnderstanding whatconstitutes plagiarism andcopyright violations.