Poynter-World Education Primer Certificate - Research & Writing in a Professional Environment

Course Overview

Title:
Poynter-World Education Primer Certificate - Research & Writing in a Professional Environment
Type:
Certificate Program
Cost:
$150.00

This certificate is FREE for employees of World Education Services with a promo code. Watch your email for an email with the promo code from your supervisor.

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.

Completion of the Poynter-World Education "Research & Writing in a Professional Environment" Certificate indicates that participants have a solid foundation in writing tools and techniques, as well as the ability to collect and select details that turn routine reporting into powerful storytelling. This certificate of proficiency is given to those who have an understanding of the essential skills and best practices.

NOTE: Enroll in the course pack by clicking on the blue Enroll Now button and not in these courses separately. (Please note: Enrolling in the courses separately will not count toward the certificate.)

This certificate is FREE for employees of World Education Services with a promo code. Watch your email for an email with the promo code from your supervisor.

Courses included in this package

  • Language Primer: Basics of Grammar, Punctuation and Word Use
  • Numeracy Primer: How to Write About Numbers
  • News Literacy Primer: How to Evaluate Information
  • Avoiding Plagiarism and Fabrication
  • Getting It Right: Accuracy and Verification in the Digital Age

Looking for more training?

See all our News and Media Literacy programs and our complete lineup of certificate programs, including our Fact-Checking Certificate to build your resume and boost your skills.

Questions

Email info@newsu.org in case you have any questions or concerns.

Who Benefits From This Certificate:

Free for employees of World Education Services with a promo code. Watch your email for an email with the promo code from your supervisor.

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

Questions? Read our Certificates FAQ or contact us.