AP/COMN1401 6.0 A: The Future of Journalism
Calendar Description / Prerequisite / Co-Requisite
What is fake news? How does it spread? How do we distinguish fact from fake? Are social media to blame?This class addresses the fake news challenge and teaches students to be informed consumers of information. This means developing information literacy, and a stronger understanding of the platforms and politics involved in the communication of fake news and facts.
- Academic Honesty
- Student Rights and Responsibilities
- Religious Observance
- Grading Scheme and Feedback
- 20% Rule
No examinations or tests collectively worth more than 20% of the final grade in a course will be given during the final 14 calendar days of classes in a term. The exceptions to the rule are classes which regularly meet Friday evenings or on Saturday and/or Sunday at any time, and courses offered in the compressed summer terms.
- Academic Accommodation for Students with Disabilities