Introduction to Media Writing
COMM200 is an intro to media writing online course which explains the various styles and forms required in journalism, advertising, broadcasting, public relations and speech communication.
- Online - Self-Paced Enroll Anytime
- EST. time to complete:
- 3 to 9 Months
- $342.16 per credit (no fees)
Why take Introduction to Media Writing online?
In this course, you will receive extensive practice in preparing the common types of materials used in media writing as well as exposure to new forms of media.
Special emphasis is placed on:
- communication perspectives
- writing style and form
- effective media writing in a variety of contexts
What is required to take this online course?
Required News Reporting and Writing, The Missouri Group. ISBN-1457653540
Recommended The Associated Press Stylebook, by The Associated Press. ISBN-091736063X
How long will it take to complete the Introduction to Media Writing course?
You have 3 to 9 months from your enrollment date to complete:
- 12 Lessons
- 0 Exams
For each lesson, you will search the Internet to find an Online Example of the concepts presented in the lesson and then briefly explain how the example illustrates those concepts.
Each lesson has a quiz includes a short Associated Press (AP) style or grammar exercise for each lesson and an extremely short discussion of topics related to each lesson.
You will use information from interviews, media and your readings to write 12 assigned articles and other pieces, proof and edit those assignments, then turn them in.
How will the Introduction to Media Writing course appear on my transcript?
You may enroll at any time and have up to 9 months to complete your course, or you may be able to complete in as little as 3 months. The credits you earn will be recorded on your transcript in the semester you register. Keep in mind, UND can only verify your enrollment for the semester in which the course is registered and recorded on your transcript.