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COMM 277Y: Specialized Writing and Reporting: Foreign Correspondence in the Middle East and Asia (COMM 177Y)

(Graduate students register for COMM 277Y.) What's involved in working as a foreign correspondent in these important and volatile parts of the world, where in many cases journalists are not respected and may face danger -- taught by a journalist who has worked extensively in both regions. (no pre-requisites)

COMM 279: News Reporting & Writing Fundamentals

Learn beat reporting and writing skills including source development, interviewing, and story structure for news and features. Emphasis on developing news judgment, clear writing skills, and an ability to execute stories on deadline. Exercises and assignments mimic a newsroom. Students pursue local beats with a focus on public issues and complement written pieces with relevant data analyses and multimedia components. Prerequisite: Journalism M.A. student. Corequisite: COMM 275.
Terms: Aut | Units: 3-4 | Repeatable 2 times (up to 8 units total)
Instructors: Zacharia, J. (PI)

COMM 282: Social Media Issues (COMM 182)

(Graduate students register for COMM 282.) Students will take away from this course a set of conceptual tools, a vocabulary, and an analytical framework with which to recognize, understand, and more effectively manage new social practices online, together with a familiarity with the literature regarding social media and identity, community, collective action, public sphere, social capital, networks, and social networks. Students will also develop skills at using online forums, blogs, microblogs, wikis for research, collaboration, and communication. Limited enrollment. Prerequisite: instructor consent. Please see http://comm.stanford.edu/faculty-rheingold/ for application instructions. Contact instructor at: howard@rheingold.com
Terms: Win | Units: 4

COMM 283: Social Media Literacies (COMM 183)

Today's personal, social, political, economic worlds are all affected by digital media and networked publics: viral videos, uprisings from Tahrir to #OWS, free search engines, abundant inaccuracy and sophisticated disinformation online, indelible, and searchable digital footprints, laptops in lecture halls and BlackBerries at the dinner table, 20-something social media billionaires, massive online university courses. Introduction to the literature about and direct experience of these new literacies: research foundations and practical methods to control attention, attitudes and tools necessary for critical consumption of information, best practices of individual digital participation and collective participatory culture, the use of collaborative media and methodologies, and the application of network know-how to life online. Contrasting perspectives through readings and classroom and online discussion. Students collaborate and cooperate in their learning during and between classes through small group discussions and face to face exercises, forums, blogs, mindmaps and wikis. Prerequisite: instructor consent. See http://comm.stanford.edu/faculty-rheingold/ for application instructions; contact instructor at howard@rheingold.com.
Terms: Aut | Units: 4

COMM 289P: Journalism Thesis

MA thesis course. Focuses on development of in-depth journalism project, culminating in work of publishable quality.
Terms: Spr | Units: 4

COMM 290: Media Studies M.A. Project

Individual research for coterminal Media Studies students.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-2 | Repeatable 2 times (up to 4 units total)

COMM 291: Graduate Journalism Seminar

Required of students in the graduate program in Journalism. Forum for current issues in the practice and performance of the press. The seminar frequently features Bay Area Journalists as guest speakers. May be repeated for credit.
Terms: Win | Units: 1 | Repeatable 3 times (up to 3 units total)

COMM 299: Individual Work

Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-4 | Repeatable for credit

COMM 301: Communication Research, Curriculum Development and Pedagogy

Designed to prepare students for teaching and research in the Department of Communication. Students will be trained in developing curriculum and in pedagogical practices, and will also be exposed to the research programs of various faculty members in the department. Required of all Ph.D. students.
Terms: Win | Units: 1

COMM 307: Summer Institute in Political Psychology

Lectures, discussion groups, and workshops addressing many applications of psychology to the analysis of political behavior. Public opinion, international relations, political decision-making, attitudes and beliefs, prejudice, social influence and persuasion, terrorism, news media influence, foreign policy, socialization, social justice.
Last offered: Summer 2014 | Repeatable for credit
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