Section Instructor: Lee Williams
This Digital Course Pack is for students enrolled in COMM 3173: News Reporting at Rogers State University for Fall 2019.
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:
- Telling Memorable Stories: A Poynter Tutorial Series
- Find Focus for Your Video Stories
- Five Motivators to Engage Viewers
- Start Your Video Story with a Strong Open
- Broadcast Writing: Write Like You Talk
- Writing for the Ear
You need to complete all NewsU self-directed courses online 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 an 80 percent correct to pass each assessment.
Rogers State University is a regional four-year university serving northeastern Oklahoma and the Tulsa metropolitan area. RSU is recognized for high-quality academic programs, a nurturing scholastic atmosphere, distance learning options and a high-technology learning environment. RSU offers a variety of bachelor’s and associate degrees to assist students in achieving their academic goals. As well as a vibrant campus life with student organizations to foster development inside and outside of the classroom.