EDUO 9296: Teaching Journalism

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Course Overview

Instructors will guide students to understand the components and text features of print news, the criteria of a suitable news story, and the values of a journalist.

Course Objectives

In this course participants will have opportunity to:

  • Instruct students to communicate effectively with a variety of audiences and for different
  • Instruct students to use a variety of technological and information resources to gather and
    synthesize information and to create and communicate knowledge.
  • Create strategies for students to participate as knowledgeable, reflective, creative, and critical
    members of a variety of literacy communities.

Course Relation to CCS or other Professional Standards

Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse media and formats, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words

Analyze the structure of texts, including how specific sentences, paragraphs, and larger portions of the text (e.g., a section, chapter, scene, or stanza) relate to each other and the whole.

Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas, concepts, and information clearly and accurately through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content

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Beth Levine

B.S., M.S. Reading Education, 1-8 General Education

20+ years Classroom Teacher, Mentor Teacher, Team Leader, Club Advisor.

Beth is dedicated to fostering a collaborative classroom community with students and parents. Focused on developing and implementing engaging and innovative instruction.

Her primary purpose is to reinvigorate teachers by providing opportunities of exploration collaboration and development to assist other in meeting their personal and professional goals.

Beth’s personal interests are family, community volunteering, and being active.