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Learner Career Outcomes

50%

started a new career after completing these courses

50%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

20%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 10 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

2 hours to complete

Capstone news report portfolio: the start!

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 5 min), 3 readings, 1 quiz
2 videos
Formats for news reports2m
3 readings
Setting up your Capstone portfolio10m
The Capstone news report structure10m
News report refresher and concepts10m
Week
2

Week 2

1 hour to complete

Capstone news report portfolio: News gathering

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 17 min)
3 videos
What are sources?5m
Rules for dealing with sources8m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Capstone news report portfolio: Interviewing sources

1 hour to complete
3 videos (Total 15 min)
3 videos
Interview preparation6m
Executing interviews6m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Capstone news report portfolio: Assembling your news

3 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 23 min), 2 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Using quotes effectively11m
Multimedia and you4m
Developing leads4m
2 readings
Tips for sorting newsgathering10m
News report structure checklist10m

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