Section Instructor: Pamela Walck
This Digital Course Pack is for students enrolled in JOUR 200W Multiplatform Newswriting I, Section 002 (Fall 2019) at Duquesne University.
This is a series of self-directed courses produced by Poynter’s News University covering key aspects of news writing and reporting, focusing on the planning and writing of effective messages in journalism, public relations, and web media. Each of these digital courses has an assessment of your understanding of the information presented, which is part of your final grade in the course.
The courses in this pack are:
- Language Primer: Basics of Grammar, Punctuation and Word Use
- Cleaning Your Copy: Grammar, Style and More
You need to complete all NewsU online self-directed courses as part of this Digital Course Pack, taking an assessment at the end of each course.
You can take the assessment up to three times and must make at least a 75% percent correct to pass each assessment.
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