Section Instructor: Lisa Davis
This Digital Course Pack is for students enrolled in COMM-145B (Spring 2019) at Santa Clara 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:
- Ethics of Journalism
- Journalism Fundamentals: Crafts and Values
- Handling Race and Ethnicity
- Getting It Right: Accuracy and Verification in the Digital Age
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.
Want to integrate Poynter News University courses into your curriculum or your organization’s training program?
This Digital Course Pack is for students enrolled at the University of North Texas. We can create a special edition of our courses for your students or staffers. As a bonus, you’ll get access to an Instructor Dashboard™, giving you access to their assessment scores. If you are interested in a DCP for your school, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Looking for more? We also offer a News Literacy Primer, Numeracy Primer and a host of other courses you can build into Digital Course Packs to supplement your syllabus. Let NewsU be your online resource for teaching tools.
Santa Clara University, a comprehensive Jesuit, Catholic university located in California’s Silicon Valley, offers its more than 8,000 students rigorous undergraduate curricula in arts and sciences, business, and engineering, plus master’s, Ph.D., and law degrees. Distinguished nationally by the fourth-highest graduation rate among all U.S. master’s universities, California’s oldest operating higher-education institution demonstrates faith-inspired values of ethics and social justice.