JOUR 3520 Journalism Research Methods (3,0,0)

Credits: 3 credits
Delivery: Campus

The basic principles and techniques of research from a journalistic perspective is explored as students are shown how to design and execute a focused research plan for their articles. A broad range of topics are discussed, including how to access public information and historical and legal records, and how to make sense of the gathered information using both traditional ('shoe-leather') methods and more advanced techniques, such as computer-assisted reporting.
Prerequisite: Admission to the Journalism program, or the Bachelor of Arts, Major in Communication, or permission of the Chair
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