COURSE CODE: ARD 507
COURSE TITLE: News and Script writing and Editing
NUMBER OF UNITS: 3 Units
COURSE DURATION: Three hours per week
Course Coordinator: Dr. O. Oyekunle, HND, PGD, B.Agric., M.Sc., PhD
Office Location: AMREC, FUNAAB
News gathering techniques: Mechanics and techniques of writing agricultural news stories for the media. Emphasis is on practice in writing newspaper feature stories; and short magazine articles as they relate to agricultural extension. News evaluation and copy editing.
NOTE: (Lecture – 2 hours; Practical – 3 hours per week).