Telecommunications | Writing for Electronic Media
T211 | 13141 | Myers, J.


Instructor's Name: Ms. Jeanne Myers

Name of the Course:  Writing for Electronic Media

Course Description: (as stated in the College of Arts and Sciences
bulletin): "Style, form, and preparation of written materials for
electronic media."

Prerequisites: None.

Course Objectives: As stated in the course description, T211
introduces students to the "style, form, and preparation of written
materials for electronic media."  Exercises and assignments are
designed to strengthen overall writing skills
and provide an overview of the writing process as used for
generating ideas, planning, organizing and revising a variety of
written materials.

Course Format and Grading: This class uses a combination of lecture
and discussion formats.  Assignments include in-class writings
and/or quizzes, as well as outside of class readings and formal
writing assignments (approximately six outside of class, formal
assignments). Students are required to actively participate in small
group work and to do required in-class presentations.

Required Texts: (Tentative)
Hacker, Diana. A Pocket Style Manual 4th ed. Boston: Bedford/St.
Martins, 2004.

Meeske, Milan D. Copywriting for the Electronic Media: A Practical
Guide. 5th ed. Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 2006

To see which requirements, in the College of Arts and Sciences, this
course will fulfill consult the College Bulletin at
http://www.indiana.edu/~bulletin/iub/coas/2006-2008/.
If you have questions, or need additional help, see your academic
advisor.