Research and Interviewing Skills
Students will learn research and interviewing skills. Assignments will require researching historical material and/or conducting interviews.
Judgement and Critical Thinking Skills
Students will develop judgment and critical thinking skills. The main assignments will require assessments of historical events. Students will examine and compare media accounts with other media accounts and with original source documents.
Students will understand significant principles of journalism and mass communications. Discussions will center on an analysis of historical trends and philosophies to understand journalistic and communications principles.