Course Pack Overview
- Ball State Course Pack: News 120 (Spring 2017)
- Digital Course Pack
This Digital Course Pack is for students enrolled in News 120 at Ball State University
About Digital Course Packs
A digital course pack gathers self-directed training and assessments in a convenient package.
This is a series of self-directed courses produced by Poynter's News University covering key aspects of journalism. This online supplement to in-class meetings and traditional texts is crucial for understanding media literacy and the importance of accuracy and verification.
The courses in this pack are:
- News Literacy Primer
Each of these e-learning courses has an assessment of your understanding of the information presented, which is part of your final grade in the course.
This Digital Course Pack is for students enrolled in News 120 at Ball State University. If you are interested in a course pack for your school, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sheryl Swingley teaches journalistic and public relations writing, media editing and special topics and immersive learning (travel/tourism/food and science writing) courses.
Prior to teaching at Ball State, Swingley worked in health care public relations and marketing for almost 12 years. Two of the three hospitals she worked at were teaching hospitals and were in the top 5 percent of hospitals for bed size nationally. During those years, she won numerous state, regional and national awards for public relations writing and campaigns.