only is working for The Oberlin Review a great, hands-on way to
learn about journalism, there is also the opportunity to earn academic
Expository Writing 070, Jan Cooper
Meets weekly, usually Sunday afternoons in Wilder
Taught by The Oberlin Review Staff
hours: 1 to 2 (up to 5 while at Oberlin, 6 if serving as an
The classes cover basic journalistic writing, reporting, editing,
copyright and libel and photographic journalism. You can also learn
about the design, web and business aspects of the newspaper.
For one credit: weekly class (TBA) attendance as well as at least
four writing assignments throughout the semseter or one photographic
assignment per issue (approximately 10 total)*
two credits: weekly class attendance as well as at least eight writing
assignments or two photographic assignments per issue (approximately
options: credit can also be given for work on other aspects of the
paper inclucidng design, web, business, editing, etc. Arrangements
with the course instructor should be made at the beginning of the
photo essay may be substituted for assignments at the photo editor's
Consent from Jan Cooper in the Rehtoric and Composition Departement
is required (however, enrollment is not limited), email email@example.com
with name, T number, OCMR and that you want to work with the Review.
Consent can only be given during registration and the add/drop period.
Make sure to choose the variable hours option, once you have consent
and are registered. (Otherwise you will receive no credit hours.)
When you have registered you should email firstname.lastname@example.org
for course meeting times and the syllabus.
You must report your work to Jan Cooper at midterms and finals.
more information about Practicum: Contact The Oberlin Review at
call the Review office at x8123 or contact Jan Cooper.
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