Created by:  Michigan State University

  • Joanne Gerstner

    Taught by:  Joanne Gerstner, Sports Journalist in Residence

    Michigan State University School of Journalism

  • Eric Freedman

    Taught by:  Eric Freedman, Instructor

    School of Journalism

  • Joe Grimm

    Taught by:  Joe Grimm, Instructor

    School of Journalism

  • David Poulson

    Taught by:  David Poulson, Instructor

    School of Journalism

  • Jeremy Steele

    Taught by:  Jeremy Steele, Specialist

    Michigan State University School of Journalism

  • Lucinda D. Davenport

    Taught by:  Lucinda D. Davenport, Director & Professor

    School of Journalism
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English
How To PassPass all graded assignments to complete the course.
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4.6 stars
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Each course is like an interactive textbook, featuring pre-recorded videos, quizzes and projects.

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Michigan State University has been advancing the common good with uncommon will for more than 150 years. One of the top research universities in the world, MSU pushes the boundaries of discovery and forges enduring partnerships to solve the most pressing global challenges while providing life-changing opportunities to a diverse and inclusive academic community through more than 200 programs of study in 17 degree-granting colleges.
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Rated 4.6 out of 5 of 200 ratings

Great, encouraging introduction to becoming a journalist. This course divides up and introduces types of journalism, which helped me understand which job I am looking for. I also really appreciated assignments that allowed me to interact with other learners - I loved reading news ideas from students like me all over the world!

Great course. Enjoyed very much. Thanks.

Thank you to Michigan State for providing this class

I learned a lot in this course. The professors are very clear and their explanations are easy to understand. I don't think that, after this course, I am able to write a professional report or anything like that, but I did gain quite a few basic concepts of journalism and am able to write better now than I did before. Recommend this!