May 4 class

May 4, 2009

Today’s agenda:

  • Final exam
  • Blog posts 9 & 10 due

Have a great summer!


April 27 class

April 27, 2009

Today’s agenda:

  • Student evals
  • Current events quiz
  • Newspaper critique
  • Review for final project
  • Extra credit/make-up assignment
  • Blog posts 7 & 8 due

Next week:

  • Final project
  • Blog posts 9 & 10 due

Help preparing for the final

April 24, 2009

Our final project is fast approaching! Here are some sites you can visit that may help you prepare (they have quizzes, etc.):


April 20 class

April 20, 2009

Today’s agenda:

  • Current events quiz
  • Newspaper critique
  • Rewrites lab assignment
  • Blog posts 5 & 6 due

Next week:

  • Last chance to turn in extra credit
  • Current events quiz
  • Newspaper critique
  • Blog posts 7 & 8 due
  • Review for final

Extra credit reminder

April 13, 2009

Be the first person to bring in a grammar or AP Style mistake from a publication

  • Cannot be from a University Star we have critiqued
  • Must bring in the actual publication (no printouts)
  • Worth 5 points each, up to 25 points
  • Due by April 27 (week before class ends)

April 13 class

April 13, 2009

Today’s agenda:

  • Current events quiz
  • Newspaper critique
  • News digests in-class assignment
  • Blog posts 3 & 4 due

Next week:

  • Current events quiz
  • Newspaper critique
  • Rewrites in-class assignment
  • Blog posts 5 & 6 due

April 6 class

April 4, 2009

Today’s agenda:

  • Current events quiz
  • Newspaper critique
  • Review blog posts
  • News judgment lab (this replaces Math for Journalists, which is on the syllabus)
  • Due: Blog posts 1 & 2

Next week:

  • Current events quiz
  • Newspaper critique
  • News digest lab
  • Blog posts 3 & 4 due

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