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Welcome to English for Journalism, a course created by the University of Pennsylvania, and funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of English Language Programs. To enroll in this course for free, click on “Enroll now” and then select "Full Course. No certificate." This course is designed for non-native English speakers who are interested in developing the skills needed for a career in modern journalism. In this course, you will explore print and digital media through authentic readings and video lectures, while expanding your vocabulary and increasing your ability to read, research, and develop local and global news stories. Unit 1 will provide an introduction to the history and principles of journalism. In unit 2, you will learn how to research, pitch, and interview. The next unit in the course will focus on the language needed to write newspaper and magazine articles, while unit 4 will cover the basics of broadcasting the news. In the final unit of the course, you will analyze the growth, impact, and challenges of digital news, while completing a reflection assignment that allows you to think about and discuss the recent changes to the field of journalism. Unless otherwise noted, all course materials are available for re-use, repurposing and free distribution under a Creative Commons 4.0 Attribution license. Supplemental reading materials were provided by Newsela, which publishes daily news articles at a level that's just right for each English language learner....
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完成时间为 6 小时

Unit 1: Introduction and Principles of Journalism

In this unit, you will first learn about how the course works. Then we will explore the history of journalism, as well as important principles, or ideas, that make good journalism possible. ...
Reading
15 个视频(共 70 分钟), 10 个阅读材料, 13 个测验
Video15 个视频
Course Overview: Topics, Assessments & Activities4分钟
Course Overview: Games and Levels2分钟
Why Journalism? What Makes This Field Interesting?5分钟
Introduction to the History of Journalism – pre-16905分钟
History of Journalism – 1690 – present day5分钟
Language Focus – Simple Past and Past Progressive6分钟
Unlockable Achievement分钟
Principles of Journalism 1: Gathering Sources6分钟
Principles of Journalism 2: Telling the Story5分钟
Language Focus – Word Families6分钟
Principles of Journalism 3: Impacting People6分钟
Language Focus – Phrases for Agreeing and Disagreeing6分钟
Supplemental Listening: "Young Journalists Report on Worldwide Landmine Problems"2分钟
Supplemental Listening: 'Berlin Airlift' Airport Becomes Emergency Refugee Shelter3分钟
Reading10 个阅读材料
Overview of the Unit10分钟
American Editorial Cartoons10分钟
Hearst and the Growth of US Journalism10分钟
BASIC: "Media freedom is important. Here's what you can do."10分钟
ADVANCED: Media Freedom is important. Here’s what you can do.”10分钟
Game: Unit 1 Vocabulary Flashcards10分钟
Irregular Verb List10分钟
Supplemental Reading: How Can Journalists Be Protected?10分钟
Supplemental Reading: "'Berlin Airlift' Airport Becomes Emergency Refugee Shelter"10分钟
Supplemental Reading: "Newspapers in America"10分钟
Quiz13 个练习
Assessment 1: What do we expect from the media? (Survey)18分钟
Game 1: Timeline Game10分钟
Check Your Understanding: American Editorial Cartoons10分钟
Game 2: Selecting tense – Simple Past versus Past Progressive14分钟
Check Your Understanding: Hearst and the Growth of US Journalism10分钟
Check Your Understanding: “Media Freedom is Important. Here’s what you can do.”12分钟
Game 3: Matching word forms in context12分钟
Game 4: Vocabulary Practice - Principles of Journalism20分钟
Check Your Understanding: “Young Journalists Report on Worldwide Landmine Problem”8分钟
Crossword with Irregular Past Tense48分钟
Check Your Understanding: "How Can Journalists Be Protected?"8分钟
Check Your Understanding: 'Berlin Airlift' Airport Becomes Emergency Refugee Shelter”10分钟
Check Your Understanding: "Newspapers in America"8分钟

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完成时间为 6 小时

Unit 2: How to Research, Pitch, and Interview

This unit will show you how journalists choose their topics and stories. You will also learn how journalists research their stories and interview their sources. ...
Reading
16 个视频(共 57 分钟), 10 个阅读材料, 12 个测验
Video16 个视频
Researching an Idea4分钟
Unlockable Achievement分钟
Pitching a Story – Newspapers/Magazines3分钟
Pitching a Story - Radio5分钟
Unlockable Achievement分钟
Video Listening: Times are Changing in Havana, Cuba2分钟
Unlockable Achievement分钟
Language Focus – Interviewing Sources – Wh- Questions4分钟
Interviewing Sources – Reliability, Facts & Opinion5分钟
Language Focus – Quoting Sources & Reporting Verbs4分钟
Video interview with a student journalist from The Daily Pennsylvanian3分钟
Unlockable Achievement分钟
Interviewing Sources - Notetaking6分钟
Language Focus – Quoting Sources Directly or Using Reported Speech5分钟
Supplemental Listening: "Story of Dr. Omalu Enlightens on Risks of High-impact Sports"3分钟
Reading10 个阅读材料
Overview of the Unit10分钟
BASIC: "Want to be a good reporter? Follow these tips."10分钟
ADVANCED: Want to be a good reporter? Follow these tips.10分钟
Sample News Story Pitch and Pitch Template10分钟
Sample News Story Pitch and Written Pitch Template10分钟
BASIC: Times Are Changing in Havana, Cuba10分钟
ADVANCED: Times are Changing in Havana, Cuba10分钟
Game: Unit 2 Vocabulary Flashcards10分钟
Supplemental Reading: Student newspapers shake things up10分钟
Supplemental Reading and Listening: "Story of Dr. Omalu Enlightens on Risks of High-impact Sports"10分钟
Quiz11 个练习
Game 1: Right-sizing Your Topic2分钟
Check Your Understanding: "Want to be a good reporter? Follow these tips."10分钟
Game 2: Vocabulary Practice18分钟
Check Your Understanding: Times are Changing in Havana, Cuba8分钟
Game 3: Reliable Sources12分钟
Game 4: Choose the reporting verb8分钟
Check Your Understanding: Video interview with a student journalist from The Daily Pennsylvanian8分钟
Game 5: Changing Direct Speech to Reported Speech12分钟
Check Your Understanding: Student newspapers shake things up6分钟
Game: WH- question formation20分钟
Check Your Understanding: Story of Dr. Omalu Enlightens on Risks of High-impact Sports8分钟

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完成时间为 7 小时

Unit 3: Words in Print

This unit will help you to write briefly and with emphasis, create a lead that makes the audience want to read more, and effectively edit and proofread article drafts. At the end of the unit, you will create a lead and write an article based on that lead. ...
Reading
13 个视频(共 48 分钟), 10 个阅读材料, 12 个测验
Video13 个视频
Types of Leads4分钟
Creating a Lead4分钟
Listening: Turning the Page on Homelessness2分钟
Unlockable Achievement分钟
Language Focus – SV Agreement with Different Subjects4分钟
Writing Using Associated Press Style4分钟
Language Focus – Structure of Active and Passive Voices4分钟
Language Focus – Use of Active and Passive Voices3分钟
Reporting Accurately5分钟
Proofreading an Article5分钟
Unlockable Achievement分钟
Listening: Egyptian Journalists Call for Press Freedom2分钟
Reading10 个阅读材料
Overview of the Unit10分钟
BASIC: Turning the Page on Homelessness10分钟
ADVANCED: Turning the Page on Homelessness10分钟
BASIC: Thai Health Policy as Model for Emerging Economies10分钟
ADVANCED: Thai Health Policy as Model for Emerging Economies10分钟
BASIC: With billions to feed, sustainable agriculture is not a luxury10分钟
ADVANCED: With billions to feed, sustainable agriculture is not a luxury10分钟
Game: Unit 3 Vocabulary Flashcards10分钟
Egyptian Journalists Call for Press Freedom10分钟
Old Age, Debt Threaten Vietnam Economy10分钟
Quiz11 个练习
Game 1: Labeling - the Process and the Front Page20分钟
Game 2: Match Lead to Lead Type6分钟
Check your Understanding: "Turning the Page on Homelessness"10分钟
Check Your Understanding 2: "Thai Health Policy Seen as Model for Emerging Economies"10分钟
Game 3: Applying AP Style16分钟
Game 4: When to Use Passive Voice10分钟
Check Your Understanding: "With billions to feed, sustainable agriculture is not a luxury"8分钟
Check Your Understanding: "Egyptian Journalists Call for Press Freedom"8分钟
Check Your Understanding: "Old Age, Debt Threaten Vietnam Economy"8分钟
Game: Active/Passive Game12分钟
Game: Subject/Verb Agreement Game14分钟

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完成时间为 6 小时

Unit 4: Broadcasting the News

In this unit, we will focus on speaking skills for delivering the news. At the end of the unit, you will write a script and read a news report for other students to listen to. ...
Reading
14 个视频(共 51 分钟), 8 个阅读材料, 11 个测验
Video14 个视频
Listening: "VOA Fast Five"5分钟
Unlockable Achievement分钟
The People of Broadcast Journalism4分钟
Types of Stories for Broadcast Journalism4分钟
Using Conversational Style4分钟
Language Focus – Present Tense & Active Voice4分钟
Ratings in TV News: How Journalists Compete4分钟
Unlockable Achievement分钟
Sensationalism in TV News5分钟
The 24-hour News Cycle5分钟
Language Focus - Stress & Pausing5分钟
Unlockable Achievement分钟
Listening: "Telepresence - The Next Best thing to Being There"2分钟
Reading8 个阅读材料
Overview of the Unit10分钟
BASIC: Studying Broadcast Journalism Gives Student an Opportunity to Learn about News Worldwide10分钟
ADVANCED: Studying Broadcast Journalism Gives Student an Opportunity to Learn about News Worldwide10分钟
Unit 4 Assessment 2: Present your Script Instructions10分钟
Unit 4 Assessment 2: Written Option10分钟
Game: Unit 4 Vocabulary Flashcards10分钟
Radio Hoax Causes Panic10分钟
Forget a seat at the table. This reporter wants a seat in the briefing room.10分钟
Quiz10 个练习
Check your Understanding 1: Listening: "VOA Fast Five"8分钟
Game 1: Matching Language to Definitions22分钟
Check Your Understanding 2: "Studying Broadcast Journalism Gives Student an Opportunity to Learn about News Worldwide"8分钟
Game 2: Print vs. Broadcast Journalism16分钟
Assessment 1: Rewrite your article as a copy for a broadcast2分钟
Game 3: Stress12分钟
Check Your Understanding: "Radio Hoax Causes Panic?8分钟
Check Your Understanding: "Forget a seat at the table. This reporter wants a seat in the briefing room"10分钟
Check Your Understanding: "Telepresence - The Next Best Thing to Being There"8分钟
Game: Vocabulary Crossword Puzzle26分钟
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创建者 ABNov 26th 2016

Excellent course for people for whom English is not their mother tongue! Very well paced.\n\nThe course also provides a good insight on what journalism is suppose to be, its principles and values!

创建者 JRMar 3rd 2017

One of the best courses I have finished in the last years. A very well organized and dynamic course. Teachers with a lot of experience and good expertise in the area of teaching. 100% recommended!

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John Cotton

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The University of Pennsylvania (commonly referred to as Penn) is a private university, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. A member of the Ivy League, Penn is the fourth-oldest institution of higher education in the United States, and considers itself to be the first university in the United States with both undergraduate and graduate studies. ...

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