JMC 50015 Media Management/Role of the Adviser - 3 Hours

This course provides an introduction to the role of the adviser in helping students, faculty and parents understand the role of the student press. The course will help advisers develop an understanding of the need to establish a strong rapport with student staff members as well as readers and a need for everyone to understand the First Amendment does apply to those producing a scholastic publication. This course will help advisers utilize their time well as well as giving them guidance for their students to utilize their time well. This course will offer practical solutions to the concerns and problems that face advisers daily. Advisers will learn staff management and organizational tips as well as tips on how to relate to readers and non-readers. They will also discover how a well-written editorial policy can make their work and the work of their students easier.