Why Take Journalism?
Ten reasons why students take journalism <ul><li>10. Research shows that students who take journalism or are on a publicat...
<ul><li>9.  Those same students, on the average, do better in all areas in college. These students also show a significant...
<ul><li>8. College admissions people say they like to see students who have a journalism/ publication background because i...
<ul><li>7.  Most students who are involved in journalism show significant gains in writing skills and critical thinking. <...
<ul><li>6.  Journalism training makes term papers and research reports much easier to do. </li></ul>
<ul><li>5. Journalism students learn marketable skills in word processing, computer literacy, and desktop publishing. </li...
<ul><li>4. Kimball journalism students have opportunities to take student trips to conferences where they meet journalism ...
<ul><li>3.  Learning occurs in a fun, exciting, and innovative environment; it’s unlike any other class. While the work is...
<ul><li>2. Students get to see their name in print. The excitement of seeing your byline on an article or photo and having...
<ul><li>1. BEST OF ALL, when a student takes a journalism course, he/she is eligible to be on the newspaper staff! </li></...
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  1. 1. Why Take Journalism?
  2. 2. Ten reasons why students take journalism <ul><li>10. Research shows that students who take journalism or are on a publication staff in high school generally score higher on the SAT. </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>9.  Those same students, on the average, do better in all areas in college. These students also show a significantly lower tendency to drop out. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>8. College admissions people say they like to see students who have a journalism/ publication background because it’s a strong indication that they can write.  </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>7.  Most students who are involved in journalism show significant gains in writing skills and critical thinking. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>6.  Journalism training makes term papers and research reports much easier to do. </li></ul>
  7. 7. <ul><li>5. Journalism students learn marketable skills in word processing, computer literacy, and desktop publishing. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>4. Kimball journalism students have opportunities to take student trips to conferences where they meet journalism students from other schools and compare their work. </li></ul>
  9. 9. <ul><li>3.  Learning occurs in a fun, exciting, and innovative environment; it’s unlike any other class. While the work is hard, it doesn’t seem like it because journalism is fun and self-fulfilling. </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>2. Students get to see their name in print. The excitement of seeing your byline on an article or photo and having people congratulate you is indescribable. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>1. BEST OF ALL, when a student takes a journalism course, he/she is eligible to be on the newspaper staff! </li></ul>.

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