Modern Methods for Specialized Journalism Instruction

3 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for Jostens Participants Only 

Learn, network and re-energize at the truly outstanding, definitely worth-your-time Jostens Adviser University. A premier continuing education opportunity for journalism advisers, Jostens Adviser University offers an experience relevant to beginning and experienced advisers. A wide-range of classes focused on practical teaching strategies and methodologies, as well as opportunities for networking make JAU a truly outstanding workshop.

Participants will select one of five specialized content tracks for focused instruction (content, photography, leadership/management, new adviser, specialized programs). Each track and elective has a written component to reflect on learning.

Additionally, there is a portfolio assignment that has attendees approach their learning with a hands-on, proactive approach. Making plans that they will directly implement in the classroom in the coming year. Attendee can repeat this course, selecting a different track each time.

Course Details

Number of Units: 3.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for Middle and High School Journalism Educators.


Bachelors Degree

Course Options

Course Date Units Price
EDC-X794V – 001 08 Jul 202325 Jul 2023 3 $237

Modern Methods for Specialized Journalism Instruction

08 Jul 202325 Jul 2023
Credit Validation
In Person Independent Study
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EDC-X794V – 001 – Modern Methods for Specialized Journalism Instruction

Number of Sessions: 5

Type Date Time Location Instructors
Independent Study 12 Jul 2023 to 25 Jul 2023
In Person Sat Jul 8, 2023 8:00AM – 8:00PM Dallas, Texas
In Person Sun Jul 9, 2023 8:00AM – 5:30PM Dallas, Texas
In Person Mon Jul 10, 2023 8:00AM – 5:00PM Dallas, Texas
In Person Tue Jul 11, 2023 8:00AM – 12:00PM Dallas, Texas

Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.

Enrollment Open Through: June 15 – July 10, 2023 (11:59pm PT)

What You Will Learn

  • Prepared and motivated to implement tangible strategies to improve your yearbook program
  • Acquire real-life insights and proven ideas from master advisers
  • Build a lasting network of educators and students from across North America


Professional development courses offered by the University of San Diego’s Division of Professional & Continuing Education are taught by faculty that possess a depth and breadth of academic and real-world professional experience.

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Credit Validation

The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

Key Benefits of Credit Validation Courses

Make Your Work Count

Earn credit for your previous work in trainings, workshops, and conferences through a simple process.

Advance Faster

Save money by earning credit for work you completed and get one step closer to salary advancement.

Work Towards a Degree

Many receiving institutions may accept credits towards degree programs, giving you a head start in earning a graduate degree.