Course Title : Editing Methods
Code Course
Type
Regular
Semester
Lecture
(hours/week)
Seminar
(hours/week)
Lab
(hours/week)
Credits ECTS
COM 214-1 B 4 3 0 0 3.00 5
Lecturer and Office Hours
Teaching Assistant and Office Hours
Language Albanian
Course Level
Description Course aims to know students with concepts of news, gathering and how to use data, relationship with sources. This course also aims to improve the good formulation of history as well as it’s preparation for publication.
Objectives This course will increase the student's ability to see a broader view of the neww, including all the elements necessary to be a complete story. The course also provides to equip students with knowledge about news priorities.
Course Outline
WeekTopics
1Subject Introduction Why it is important to edit a story? How the editors work?
2Using the quotes Avoiding clichés
310 steps for a better story
4Skeptical editing
5Impartiality and objectivity
6Approach to the story How to decide what is important The audience reaction/feedback
7Curiosity What does the public want to read?What can be published and what cannot be?
8Midterm
9To think specifically and not generally Details
10Thinking beyond Development of the story
11Context of the story Background
12Reporting on sensitive issues, such as: Race Religion
13Reporting on the children
14Prepare the story for publication Re-check the facts, addresses, records, involved in the story
15Publication for: -Press -Audio/video -Online
16Final Exam
Prerequisites
Textbook
Other References
Laboratory Work
Computer Usage
Other
Learning Outcomes and Competences
1Students will be able with their knowledge to treat or handle a story in all its components/steps.
2Students attending this course, will be able to watch the story beyond a simple reporting.
Course Evaluation Methods
In-term studies Quantity Percentage
Midterms120
Quizzes00
Projects110
Term Projects110
Laboratory00
Attendance00
Contribution of in-term studies to overall grade40
Contribution of final examination to overall grade60
Total100
ECTS (Allocated Based on Student) Workload
Activities Quantity Duration
(hours)
Total Workload
(hours)
Course Duration (Including the exam week : 16 x Total course hours) 16348
Hours for off-the-classroom study (Pre-study, practice) 14456
Assignments 200
Midterms 11010
Final examination 11212
Other 000
Total Work Load 126
Total Work Load / 25 (hours) 5.04
ECTS 5

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