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Last approved: Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:38:06 GMT

Last edit: Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:38:00 GMT

Proposal Type

Writing Intensive

Contact Information

townlaink
Kimberly
Townlain
TownlainK@missouri.edu
573/884-1869
Journalism
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Instructor for whom you are submitting proposal:
heissa
Andrea
Heiss
heissa@missouri.edu
573/882-5468
Journalism
Subject Area’s Department Chair/Director:
rowej
Jennifer
Rowe
rowej@missouri.edu
573/882-6839
Journalism

Term for Proposal

 
Fall 2017

Course Catalog Information

JOURN
Journalism (JOURN)
Journalism
4418W
3
 
30
Critical Reviewing - Writing Intensive
This course seeks to enrich students' understanding of the arts; support their attendance of concerts, plays, films, and exhibitions; sharpen their skills in critical thinking; and encourage the publication of their reviews in Vox as well as other outlets. Students will analyze the works of critics, gain a general appreciation of the ways to approach each art, and write reviews.
 
Lecture/Standard
A-F (allow student to choose S/U option)
JOURN _0900 or JOURN 2100. Restricted to Journalism and Science and Agricultural Journalism majors only.
 
 
 

Instructor Information

heissa
Andrea
Heiss
heissa@missouri.edu
573/882-5468
Journalism
(numbers only)
NTT Assistant Professor
104 Lee Hills Hall
 
 

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Writing Intensive Course Information

A combination of theory and practice that covers the philosophy and craft of reviewing the arts, including books, movies, television, dance, the visual arts, theater and film. Students are encouraged to publish their reviews locally, regionally and nationally. Reviews are published in Vox Magazine.
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Face-to-face
Self paced?

21
25
Should this course be considered for funding?
Yes
Large Enrollment Courses:
 
 
 

Writing Intensive Assignments

Words
All assignments
Reviews and analyses to examine one of the arts. During this semester students will write five reviews about diverse arts. The reviews should be at least three pages in length and double-spaced—an absolute minimum of 750 words. In addition, students should consider these elements before writing: a.) the use of a perspective more specific than your general opinion; b.) a reason for your special interest; c.) your background or training; and d.) timeliness.
There will be 2 drafts of 850 words each and the instructor will evaluate each draft. Personal essays for the purpose of using narrative style. There will be 2 drafts of 850 words each and the instructor will evaluate each draft.
Length of assignment:
3400
Instructor
5000
Instructor
8400

Total pages for all assignments:
First drafts:
10.30
Revisions:
15.15
25.45
 

Writing Intensive Teaching

Instructor provided feedback
Peer review
 
 
Reviews demand that students support their interpretations with concrete examples, pertinent examples and documentation.
Students submit reviews and essays every two weeks throughout the semester.
75
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0
 

Course Syllabus

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Administrative Information

Humanities and Arts
 
 

Acknowledgement

I have read and reviewed the updated proposal

Additional Comments

I have included my syllabus from Spring 2017. I will send an updated syllabus at start of spring semester.
Tammy Limbach (limbacht) (Fri, 24 Feb 2017 20:38:00 GMT): added Journ 4418W on 2/24/17. emailed department and instructor. canceled 4418 sec 1
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