JRN411 - Specialization - Advanced Performance / Interview

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Subject Title
Specialization - Advanced Performance / Interview

Subject Description
This intensive, 7-week course is a mulitfaceted opportunity to hone on-camera performance and interviewing skills. Students will examine the key areas of stress in their performance, from the psychological to script quality and connection to content and audience. After auditions, students will design a bespoke program for addressing individual performance challenges. Many aspects of the process ? voice, delivery, physicality, story selection, script personalization, working with interactive on-air content, interviewing, handling guests and specialized reporting ? will be addressed.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

  • Identify their key performance strengths and challenges
  • Apply performance techniques to improve on-camera presentation
  • Write, edit, personalize and mark-up news scripts for optimum delivery
  • Interact smoothly with on-camera content, such as social media, maps and data visualizations
  • Manage live interviewing
  • Perform live, ad lib and redirect coverage
  • Interact with the public on camera

Academic Integrity
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Please visit the Academic Integrity website http://open2.senecac.on.ca/sites/academic-integrity/for-students to understand and learn more about how to prepare and submit work so that it supports academic integrity, and to avoid academic misconduct.

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Accommodation for Students with Disabilities
The College will provide reasonable accommodation to students with disabilities in order to promote academic success. If you require accommodation, contact the Counselling and Accessibility Services Office at ext. 22900 to initiate the process for documenting, assessing and implementing your individual accommodation needs.