ZURb1623 Living Journalistic Genres

Faculty of Social Studies
Spring 2023
Extent and Intensity
1/1/0. 4 credit(s). Type of Completion: z (credit).
Mgr. Iveta Jansová, Ph.D. (lecturer)
Signe Ivask, B.A., M.A., Ph.D. (seminar tutor)
Guaranteed by
Mgr. Iveta Jansová, Ph.D.
Department of Media Studies and Journalism – Faculty of Social Studies
Supplier department: Department of Media Studies and Journalism – Faculty of Social Studies
Thu 10:00–11:40 Studio 527
Prerequisites (in Czech)
ZURb1101 Journalism && ZURb1115 The basics of professional behavior && ZURb1116 Journalistic technological competence && ZURb1106 News writing
Interest in the topic, readiness for hard work.
Course Enrolment Limitations
The course is also offered to the students of the fields other than those the course is directly associated with.
The capacity limit for the course is 25 student(s).
Current registration and enrolment status: enrolled: 4/25, only registered: 0/25, only registered with preference (fields directly associated with the programme): 0/25
fields of study / plans the course is directly associated with
Course objectives (in Czech)
Students will get the basic theoretical grounding for writing several journalistic genres. The goal is to offer a supportive and strictly learning-based environment for trial-test writing with heavy feedback. The course is designed to be inherently practical and demands an active approach from the students and a willingness to learn.
Learning outcomes (in Czech)
Student will have an initial understanding of theoretical grounds for writing op-eds and feature stories;
Student will have knowledges on different ways of storytelling;
Student will know the routines of investigative journalism;
Student will have practice of creating versatile journalistic content;
Students will have experience working in a team.
  • https://www.pulitzer.org/
  • https://www.scielo.br/j/interc/a/YYXs6KPXhp8d7pRvJvnRjDR/?format=pdf&lang=en
  • https://longread.delfi.ee/epl/the-year-when-journalistic-boundaries-are-pushed-to-the-unknown?id=88495699
  • https://dspace.ut.ee/bitstream/handle/10062/62768/ivask_signe.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y
Teaching methods (in Czech)
lectures and class discussions, also group projects
Assessment methods (in Czech)
keeping up with the tasks and deadlines, the reporting’s quality is being assessed (how much does it reflect understanding theory); to pass the course, participants have to present homework at the deadline. If deadlines are missed and work not done according to the rules without proper explanation, then some of the participants have to take an exam. Pass/Not passed system
Language of instruction
Further Comments
Study Materials
The course is taught only once.

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