Article Writing for Online and Print Media (8 Weeks) (MFW101)

Day/Time:
Tuesday 19:10-21:30
Hours:
20
Prerequisite:
Eligibility for this course is subject to instructor's approval. To apply, if you have not previously taken a course with Dianne Highbridge, you must submit a brief essay, telling something of yourself and your hopes for your writing. (This should be no longer than about 400 words, and sent by e-mail to contedinfo@tuj.temple.edu or faxed to 03-5441-9811).

Please note that this course is not suitable for those seeking to work on college essay or business writing skills, but for those who would like to develop their article or feature writing abilities.
Location:
Tokyo (Maps & Directions)
Fees:
¥50,000

This course is not offered during Spring 2017. Request to be notified for future availability.

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Course Details

For aspiring writers interested in writing for online or print publications - including trade publications and company websites and newsletters, and general and special-interest magazines - or in producing their own blogs, this course teaches the necessary skills in researching and organizing material, and in writing in a way that is lively, readable and informative. Students will practice the skills necessary to writing on a variety of subjects (for example, travel, fashion, technology, sports, book and film reviewing), with emphasis on effectively communicating individual interests, experience and expertise. Related practical knowledge, including how to conduct interviews, explain culturally specific subjects, and pitch ideas to editors, will be an integral part of the course. Professional advice will be given on matters of journalistic ethics, such as plagiarism and copyright.

Special Note:

This course was formerly titled "Magazine/Feature Article Writing".

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