This syllabus offers faculty a guide for teaching basic data journalism skills, including statistical and visualization techniques, over a 13-week semester.
Semester-long course on political reporting, including covering governance in the United States, the democratic process, and how to cover elections,
Semester-long course that offers aspiring journalists a strong foundation in ethical decision-making, with a focus on the challenges created by digital technology, social media and evolving newsgathering practices.
Fifteen-week course that gives aspiring visual journalists the opportunity to hone critical-thinking skills and devise strategies for addressing multimedia reporting’s ethical concerns.
Semester-long course on how to fairly and ethically cover diverse communities, which can often include not only race and ethnicity, but also religion, sexual orientation, national origin and more.
Semester-long course on digital media and its impact on society, politics, journalism, privacy, law and the economy.
Semester-long course on science reporting, including the environment, technology and medicine. There will be lessons on social media, online writing, and news and feature writing.
Semester-long course on covering health care in the United States, including investigating wrongdoing in health and medicine, and interpret health in political, socio-economic and medical contexts.
Semester-long course on how to understand what's going on at companies and to report and write compelling business stories.
Semester-long course on the structure of the judicial system and its terminology, function, and importance in public understanding of how the government operates.