Indiana Wesleyan University: COM 483 Advanced Newswriting Certificate (Fall 2018)

Course Overview

Title:
Indiana Wesleyan University: COM 483 Advanced Newswriting Certificate (Fall 2018)
Type:
Certificate Program
Cost:
$75.00

This Certificate is for students enrolled in COM 483 Advanced Newswriting at Indiana Wesleyan University.

About Certificate Programs

Certificates of proficiency are designed to measure your knowledge of essential skills or information. To receive a certificate, take the NewsU courses associated with that certificate program and then successfully complete the online assessment for each course. Once you've passed all the assessments, you will receive your certificate from Poynter's NewsU.

Click the blue "Enroll Now" button on the right to enroll in the certificate program.

Here are the courses in this certificate:

The Data Analysis for Journalists Training Package

  • Introduction to Microsoft Excel: Data Analysis for Journalists
  • Data Visualization - Google Fusion Tables to Tableau
  • Where to go Online to Find the Data: Data Analysis for Journalists
  • Cleaning Up "Messy" Data: Data Analysis for Journalists
  • Introduction to Microsoft Access: Data Analysis for Journalists
  • Mapping your Data Using ArcGIS: Data Analysis for Journalists
  • How to Request Data from Public Agencies: Data Analysis for Journalists

  • NOTE: To follow along, you will need to download and unzip the file of datasets linked here: Poynter Data

Introduction to Investigative Reporting

The Power of Public Records

Data Visualization for Journalists

Here's how this works:

You have to be enrolled in the certificate program using the promo code in order to earn your certificate.

If you have any questions, you can always contact us at info@newsu.org.

If you enroll in each course individually, you will not have access to the certificate. The requirements listed below are for you to get more information on the content of the course.

This Certificate is for students enrolled in COM 483 Advanced Newswriting at Indiana Wesleyan University. If you are interested in a course pack for your school, please contact us at info@newsu.org.

Who Benefits From This Certificate:

This Certificate is for students enrolled in COM 483 Advanced Newswriting at Indiana Wesleyan University. If you are interested in a course pack for your school, please contact us at info@newsu.org.

How Certificates Work:
  • Each assessment contains about 15-20 multiple-choice and true-false questions
  • You must score at least 80 percent to pass each assessment
  • You'll get three chances to pass each assessment
  • You'll have 30 minutes to complete each assessment
  • When you pass all the assessments, you will receive your certificate
  • Until all the courses are available for each certificate, NewsU has added a "placeholder" assessment
  • You can view your progress at any point once you are logged in by going to the certificate overview page or by clicking on My NewsU and clicking on the "Certificates" tab

Questions? Read our Certificates FAQ or contact us.