|Course Title||MEDIA WRTNG FOR SCIENTSTS|
|Full Title||Media Writing for Scientists|
|Description||Writing science research for general audiences. Finding news angles, gathering information, and interviewing scientists. Writing with accessibility, accuracy, and creativity across digital, mass, niche, and social media platforms.|
|Prerequisite||Journalism and Media Studies 200 or 210. Satisfies Graduation Writing Assessment Requirement for students who have completed 60 units; completed Writing Placement Assessment with a score of 8 or higher (or earned a C or higher in Rhetoric and Writing Studies 280, 281, or Linguistics 281 if score on WPA was 7 or lower); and completed General Education requirements in Composition and Critical Thinking. Proof of completion of prerequisites required: Test scores or verification of exemption; copy of transcript.|
|Course Hours||Two lectures and two hours of activity.|
M/W lectures are held every week. Friday meetings will be held synchronously on the following dates: Sept 4, Sept 18, Oct 2, Oct 16, Oct 30, and Nov 13. More details will be in the course syllabus.
Distance Education course. All class meetings and activities take place online.
Canvas & Blackboard Learning Management Systems: SDSU is currently transitioning from Blackboard to Canvas as the primary campus learning management system. Students may have courses delivered via both systems, therefore it is recommended that students access both Canvas and Blackboard. Canvas can be accessed at canvas.sdsu.edu using your SDSUid login. Blackboard will be available until the end of Spring 2021 and can be accessed at blackboard.sdsu.edu using your SDSUid login.