Broadcasting and Film Terms
Luis Pazos

Broadcasting and Film Terms

Synopsis:

The course acquaints students with the definition, the meaning and usage of TV and film terms. A wide range of professional media terms will be taught.  It also focuses on the practical usage of the technical terms and practices in writing scripts.

Intercultural Communication
Luis Pazos

Intercultural Communication

Synopsis:

The course will provide students with a systematic understanding of classic theories and paradigms, guide students to interpret their experienced communication problems between cultures, and help them to improve the quality of intercultural communication.

Electronic News Gathering Field Production 102
Luis Pazos

Electronic News Gathering Field Production 102

Synopsis

The course will provide students with a systematic knowledge of electronic news production, covering various topics, such as camera operation, lighting techniques, sound recording, and interviewing techniques.

Presentation/Expressions
Saqib Sheikh

Presentation/Expressions

As an essential course for students majoring in Journalism, this course is designed to provide students with a practical-oriented course in public speaking using English.

Introduction to New Media Studies
Xiaoge Xu

Introduction to New Media Studies

This course covers key concepts, theories, methods, topics and implications of new media. It aims to quip students with essential knowledge and research skills to examine changes, challenges and chances in new media.


Introduction to International Communication
Changsong Wang

Introduction to International Communication

This course focuses on the communication and the process of globalization on media industries, particularly the consequences of applications of new technologies in communications.

Interview for Journalists
M. Krishnamoorthy Muthaly

Interview for Journalists

Objectives:

1. To cultivate awareness of light, camera movement, location, sound in interview production.

2.  To use their handheld cameras or smart phones to record interviews both indoors and out, with friends and with strangers.

3.To learn how to work with the cameraman and the importance of being able to see

the faces of the interviewer and interviewee.

Learning Outcomes:

1. Demonstrate broad knowledge on the use of aids for interviews, including determining factors to a successful interview production.

2. Demonstrate understanding and apply skills in interview techniques on a range of topic and situations.

3. Display ability to plan an interview with appropriate introduction, questions to ask and follow-up questions.


Basic News Writing
M. Krishnamoorthy Muthaly

Basic News Writing

This is an essential course for students of journalism. The course is designed to provide students with a step-by-step guide to construct a story, with good and bad examples and a detailed analysis of style, language and grammar. The course will provide students with knowledge and skills of basic news writing through lectures and practice, including the concept of news, how to judge newsworthy information, how to gather information, how to write headlines, leads, and body of the news.


Photojournalism
Muhammad Afiq Bin Sukiman SukimanChangsong Wang

Photojournalism

COURSE SYNOPSIS:

As an essential module for students majoring in Journalism, this course is designed to provide students with an introduction to the basic principles of photojournalism which encompasses camera and film use, composition, flash photography, film processing, photo editing, and photojournalism ethics.

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

1.     Acquaint students with the basic principles of photojournalism.

2.     Familiarize students with the camera and film use, composition, flash photography, film processing, photo editing, and photojournalism ethics.

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

1.     Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the principles of photojournalism.

2.     Display skills and ability to cameras, including composition, flash photography, film processing, and photo editing.

3.     Demonstrate an awareness of photojournalism ethics.


 


Basic News Writing
Saqib Sheikh

Basic News Writing

This is an essential course for students of journalism. The course is designed to provide students with a step-by-step guide to construct a story, with good and bad examples and a detailed analysis of style, language and grammar. The course will provide students with knowledge and skills of basic news writing through lectures and practice, including the concept of news, how to judge newsworthy information, how to gather information, how to write headlines, leads, and body of the news.