Syllabus Exchange

Dawn Francis, Cabrini College
Multimedia Story Creation

Doreen Marchionni, Pacific Lutheran University
Social Media, Citizens and the News
Editing, Layout & Design
Media in the World

Jeremy Sarachan, St. John Fisher College
Digital Media.Social Media
Web Design
Emergent Media and Web Culture

Abilene Christian University
Student Media Lab

Kim Pearson, The College of New Jersey
Off-site link to syllabi

Jim Sernoe, Midwestern State University
Introduction to Mass Communication (MCOM 1233)
News Writing I (MCOM 1243)
News Editing and Copy Reading (MCOM 3233)
Mass Communication History (MCOM 3623)
Media Ethics (MCOM 3733)
Mass Media Internship (MCOM 4183)
Mass Communication Law (MCOM 4643)

Jim Simon, Fairfield University
News Writing (ENW 220)
Environmental Reporting (ENW 325)
Contemporary Journalism: Public Relations Writing



Rachele Kanigel, San Francisco State University
Blogging for an Audience
Blog Proposal Sheet
Blog Grading Guide
Related course links:
Intro to Online Journalism
International Journalism

Liz Birge, William Paterson University
Blogging Assignment

Jill Van Wyke, Drake University
Blogging Assignment
Blogging Assignment Grading Criteria
How-To Post to the Class Blog
Related links:
Media Editing Course Website
Copyright for Journalism Students Presentation


Doreen Marchionni, Pacific Lutheran University
Exercise: Applied Ethics


Doreen Marchionni, Pacific Lutheran University
Group Exercise: Libel and Privacy Laws



Doreen Marchionni, Pacific Lutheran University
News Project Team Evaluation Form

Ann Preston, St. Ambrose University
Peer Evaluation Rating Form

Teaching Tips

Plagiarism and Academic Dishonesty Contract (from St. Michael’s College)
The do-it-wrong approach to teaching writing
Video essays
Abbreviations help in grading writing
Using toys to teach active/passive voice

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