Telecommunications | Writing for Electronic Media Management
T211 | 6245 | Myers, J


Instructor's Name: Ms. Jeanne Myers

Name of the Course:  Writing for Electronic Media

Meeting times: 2:30pm - 3:45pm TR

Class Number: 6245

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: T211 introduces students to a variety of
electronic media writing formats.  Exercises and assignments are
designed to strengthen overall writing skills and provide an
overview of the writing process as it is used for planning,
organizing, and revising a variety of written materials. Course will
include discussion of writing for email, web pages, blogs, and
social media sites -- as well as assignments focused on writing for
radio and television.

Course Format and Grading: This class uses a combination of lecture
and discussion formats.  Assignments include in-class writings and a
quiz 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
class, engage in small group work, and to do required in-class
presentations.

Required Texts: (Tentative)

Meeske, Milan D. Copywriting for the Electronic Media: A Practical
Guide. 6th ed.  Belmont, CA: Wadsworth, 2009.

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/college/2010-2011/. If you have
questions, or need additional help, see your academic advisor.