From Preparation to Practice: An Applied Sports Broadcasting Course
Mathiasen, Marney Rae
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This project establishes the immense popularity of sports and explores the connection between sports and society, while establishing past weaknesses of broadcast education. It provides evidence of previous philosophical differences that existed between journalism educators and journalists, and explains the benefits of an applied learning course that emphasizes strong writing skills. This project provides details on sixteen weeks of course content, addresses both student and course assessment, and summarizes the overall strengths and weaknesses of the proposed course.