Course Description

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This course is designed to enhance an educator's comfort in a journalism-focused Project Based Learning classroom.  Students will understand organizational strategies to foster creativity and productivity, ways to ensure the production of a quality product, grading and marketing.  The course will give participants the skills needed to teach a journalism course to middle/junior high and high school students.

Learner Outcomes

  • Develop expertise in areas of desktop publishing, photography, layout design and journalism techniques
  • Classroom management skills specific to a journalism-focused Project Based Learning classroom
  • Understanding of journalism and teaching strategies in the areas of staff organization, leadership, marketing as it pertains to publishing a yearbook

Course Details

Number of Units: 3.0 graduate-level extension credits in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for educators who are Yearbook/Journalism class advisers.

Course Materials: Download and complete the Jostens required course material order form located in Jostens Yearbook Avenue > Digital Classroom > Grad Credit.

Prerequisites: Teaching Degree


Teaching Degree

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