Module Title:Journalism
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 5
NFQ Level:7
Module Delivered In 2 programme(s)
Teaching & Learning Strategies: Experiential learning underpinned by Kolb's cycle. Project work. Teacher- driven facilitation. Workshops. Team work.
Module Aim: This module gives students the opportunity to write high grade copy and follow their work through to publishing via local news outlets and a campus magazine.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Write news stories and features
LO2 Demonstrate an ability to source, develop and publish news and feature stories
LO3 Work in peer-to-peer teams or under supervision to complete publishing tasks and projects in flexible and changing circumstances
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

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Requirements
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
news/features and reporting practice
Learners produce news and feature stories
Stores
Learners develop skills in sourcing and developing stories
Executive functions
Performing executive roles involved in journalism
Publication
Ensuring the student magazine/newspaper is published
Reflection
Reflect on their own world view in journalism terms
Assessment Breakdown%
Project100.00%

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Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Time Every Week 6.00
Total Hours 9.00
 

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_BHCPR_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) Public Relations and Media 5 Mandatory
CW_BHCPR_D Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations and Media 5 Mandatory