Summer Courses at University of Idaho may boost journalism credentials

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Michelle Harmon, State Director

The University of Idaho will be offering three online courses this summer, which could help with accreditation/course requirements? For more information in general, contact Becky Tallent at [email protected]

JAMM 339 – Crime and Media. This is a concepts class which examines the impact media has on crime stories told through television and movies. This class is cross-listed with sociology and taught by UI sociology professor Kristine Mary Levin.

JAMM 341Mass Media Ethics. A six week course. Anyone who is interested should contact Steve Smith at [email protected]

JAMM 418Teaching High School Journalism. A four week course that will cover legal issues as well as best practices.

JAMM 404 – Multimedia Storytelling Abroad.  Travel to South America for a backpack journalism project telling stories using social media, cell phone video and other current tools. For more information on this course, contact Justin Barnes [email protected]