The class that produces the Ampersand is called Magazine Production JOUR 4390 and is offered Thursday nights Fall and Spring semesters.
Course: JOUR 4390 Magazine Production
Instructor: Karen Burch
314-246-6926 • 314-369-6979 (c)
This course will provide the principles and techniques of producing a student magazine. The students in the class assume responsibility for production of the magazine under the supervision of the faculty advisor. May be repeated for credit.
Prerequisite: No prerequisites
Course Learning Outcomes: (Goals, objectives, course outcomes, etc.)
The students will learn the basic components of writing, design/layout skills, photography, advertising sales and distribution as it applies to producing a student magazine.
- Students will learn the basics of magazine production (design, photography, writing, ads, distribution, digital).
- Students will learn the basics of InDesign’s interactive options and and will help work on the digital app and website.
- Students who become editor or managing editors will build leadership and management skills.