Leland K. Wood

Leland K. Wood, Feature Writing, Fall 2015

Course Description:

Students produce weekly feature articles based on their ideas using Associated Press style. Emphasis on student initiative and writing skills, including analysis of the best of American journalism. Consistent productivity is tested.

Required Texts:

Pulitzer Prize Feature Stories edited by David Garlock
The Art and Craft of Feature Writing by William E. Blundell
Writing in General and the Short Story in Particular by Rust Hills
The latest edition of the Associated Press Stylebook and Libel Manual

Syllabus: 

Leland K. Wood, Reporting 1, Fall 2015

Course Description:

A course in news gathering and reporting with coverage of Richland Township supervisors' meetings or in-class exercises. Students are called upon to produce a range of journalistic writing, including hard news and human interest stories. Emphasis is on deadline writing, reporter initiative, and clear and concise writing in Associated Press style.

Required Texts:

News Reporting and Writing, latest edition, by Melvin Mencher
The Associated Press Stylebook

Syllabus: 
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Leland K. Wood, Introduction To Journalism, Fall 2015

Course Description:

A course designed to provide both philosophical and historical foundations for consumers of mass media and those wishing to practice journalism. Provides an overview of American journalism—its underlying philosophies, history, theories, functions, and ethics.

Required Texts:

Four Theories of the Press by Seibert et al.

Syllabus: 

Leland K. Wood, Reporting 2, Spring 2015

Course Description:

A rigorous course in which the students accept responsibility for beat coverage. Students produce two stories per week with a minimum of errors. Emphasis on productivity, initiative, and error-free writing under deadline pressure using Associated Press style. Prerequisite: JOURNL 1132.

Required Texts:

-NEWS REPORTING AND WRITING by MelvinMencher, 11th EDITION

Syllabus: 
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Leland K. Wood, Magazine Writing, Spring 2015

Course Description:

Students produce four or five magazine articles. Emphasis is on student ideas and Associated Press style. Interviewing and information-gathering skills are developed. The objective is publication with research of magazine markets.

Required Texts:

-The Art and Craft of Feature Writing by William E. Blundell.
-Writing in General and the Short Story in Particular by Rust Hills.
-The Essential Feature by Vicki Hay.
-The Associated Press Stylebook and Libel Manual.

Syllabus: 

Leland K. Wood, Introduction To Journalism, Spring 2015

Course Description:

A course designed to provide both philosophical and historical foundations for consumers of mass media and those wishing to practice journalism. Provides an overview of American journalism—its underlying philosophies, history, theories, functions, and ethics.

Required Texts:

Syllabus: 

Leland K. Wood, Reporting 2, Spring 2011

Course Description:

A rigorous course in which the students accept responsibility for beat coverage. Students produce two stories per week with a minimum of errors. Emphasis on productivity, initiative, and error-free writing under deadline pressure using Associated Press style. Prerequisite: JOURNL 1132.

Required Texts:

-NEWS REPORTING AND WRITING by MelvinMencher, 11th EDITION

Syllabus: 
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Leland K. Wood, Magazine Writing, Spring 2011

Course Description:

Students produce four or five magazine articles. Emphasis is on student ideas and Associated Press style. Interviewing and information-gathering skills are developed. The objective is publication with research of magazine markets.

Required Texts:

-The Art and Craft of Feature Writing by William E. Blundell.
-Writing in General and the Short Story in Particular by Rust Hills.
-The Essential Feature by Vicki Hay.
-The Associated Press Stylebook and Libel Manual.

Syllabus: 

Leland K. Wood, Introduction To Journalism, Spring 2011

Course Description:

A course designed to provide both philosophical and historical foundations for consumers of mass media and those wishing to practice journalism. Provides an overview of American journalism—its underlying philosophies, history, theories, functions, and ethics.

Required Texts:

-Four Theories of the Press by Seibert et al

Syllabus: 

Leland K. Wood, Reporting 2, Spring 2013

Course Description:

A rigorous course in which the students accept responsibility for beat coverage. Students produce two stories per week with a minimum of errors. Emphasis on productivity, initiative, and error-free writing under deadline pressure using Associated Press style. Prerequisite: JOURNL 1132.

Required Texts:

-NEWS REPORTING AND WRITING by Melvin Mencher, 11th EDITION

Syllabus: 
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