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Want to learn computer skills that are valuable in every newsroom?

Planning your Spring 2010 registration? Need to learn valuable computer skills for your journalism career? Check out Jour 5155 Capstone: Database Reporting

Prerequisites: Major status, JOUR 3004W, JOUR 3101, and JOUR 3121
Course Description
JOUR 5155 (Advanced Reporting Methods) is a skills-based, capstone course designed to teach journalism students how to report and write complex, in-depth news stories that require specialized reporting, such as investigative reporting, computer-assisted reporting and the use of thorough, paper-trail research and data acquisition. The course expands upon the competencies learned in JOUR 3121, but requires more disciplined organization and analysis of information and more advanced interviewing techniques. It also includes the study of longer story forms and alternative writing styles, such as narrative writing.