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About the Course

Welcome to English for Journalism, a course created by the University of Pennsylvania, and funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of English Language Programs. To enroll in this course for free, click on “Enroll now” and then select "Full Course. No certificate." This course is designed for non-native English speakers who are interested in developing the skills needed for a career in modern journalism. In this course, you will explore print and digital media through authentic readings and video lectures, while expanding your vocabulary and increasing your ability to read, research, and develop local and global news stories. Unit 1 will provide an introduction to the history and principles of journalism. In unit 2, you will learn how to research, pitch, and interview. The next unit in the course will focus on the language needed to write newspaper and magazine articles, while unit 4 will cover the basics of broadcasting the news. In the final unit of the course, you will analyze the growth, impact, and challenges of digital news, while completing a reflection assignment that allows you to think about and discuss the recent changes to the field of journalism. Unless otherwise noted, all course materials are available for re-use, repurposing and free distribution under a Creative Commons 4.0 Attribution license. Supplemental reading materials were provided by Newsela, which publishes daily news articles at a level that's just right for each English language learner....

Top reviews

MA

Feb 19, 2020

I have found this course quite informative about the knowhow of journalism. Now I've come to know the principles of journalism and what are the skills needed for writing or broadcasting news stories.

A

Dec 12, 2018

I was looking for this kind of course and this is a perfect online course which inculde everything from journalism , I have learnt a lot of things from this course and will look for similar courses

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By Rosmizul R

Sep 19, 2016

Highly recommended!

By Dora P

Jun 04, 2020

Very useful course

By Jeremy S

May 02, 2020

Thank you so much!

By Lorena P

Feb 05, 2018

Excellent Course!!

By Nash M - S

Oct 25, 2017

Fantastic delivery

By Waree

May 26, 2020

Very good course!

By Haytham E

Sep 23, 2019

Really beneficial

By Viviana A M B

Oct 24, 2017

It´s exceptional.

By Mubarak I

Sep 02, 2016

Great! I love it.

By Christian D C

Aug 27, 2016

Perfect to begin!

By DIANA K C M

Jun 09, 2020

excellent, tanks

By Ashna B

May 22, 2020

excellent course

By Hashem h h

Jan 04, 2020

very good course

By Irish C - A

Oct 25, 2019

very educational

By Mariana K

Aug 25, 2019

Excellent course

By Hafiz M A

Jun 21, 2019

Simply the best.

By Atta R

Sep 25, 2018

Excellent course

By Vicka R

Sep 09, 2017

This is perfect!

By Juan A R

May 01, 2017

Fantastico curso

By Fabiana N

Aug 31, 2016

Very, very good!

By Alaa o

Jul 06, 2020

easy and simple

By Writika B

May 12, 2020

Very nice MOOC!

By mariam

Apr 07, 2020

The best Course

By tselmeg

Sep 08, 2019

very intersting

By Gabriela d G O L

May 15, 2018

It's very good!