Journalism & PR Transfer Learning Community (TLC)
Fall 2021 Packaged Courses
JOUR 411 – Data Detectives: Democracy, Citizen Journalism and Open Government
M / W 11 AM – 12:15 PM | Face-to-Face On-Campus (LA3-204)
Students will play the roles of democracy detectives and citizen journalists by applying quantitative reasoning concepts to sources of open data. Students will employ the techniques of investigative journalism to identify, access, analyze and utilize city, state, federal, non-profit and other public datasets.
JOUR 418 – Journalism: Past, Present, and Future
M / W 12:30 – 1:45 PM | Face-to-Face On-Campus (LA3-204)
This course brings history into the present by exploring journalism in the age of conglomeration, digitization and mobile communication. It provides an overview of major figures, technologies, paradigms and events that have shaped the practice of journalism in the United States.