JOURNALISM APPLIED COMPUTER SCIENCE
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Master tools and concepts that are needed to work productively in an
online news team or any other web communication team.
Course contents summary
The course describes several useful tools for journalists, especially for
those working on online resources. Theoretical and practical classes will
cover the basics of modern online communication, social networks,
search engine optimization, content strategy and legal issues.
Slides are made available to students in PDF format at
http://elly.lass.unipr.it/2015/course/view.php?id=129 (for 2015/16) and can be found in
printed form in the University Library. The last slide of each section lists
useful resources for students who are interested in learning more about specific topics.
Lectures and practical classes.
Assessment methods and criteria
Practical assignment: students will have to write an article that satisfies a
list of requirements covering all chapters of the course.
Oral exam on the full course contents.