Learning objectives that UAlbany students are expected to attain through their course of study within their academic program.
- Students will describe and critically analyze the role of a free press in a democratic Society. (They recognize and employ privileges and duties detailed in the First Amendment, Freedom of Information/Open Government rules and media law.)
- Students, when presented with a case study, and in their own work, will identify ethical issues involved, will critically analyze them, and will identify the philosophical and professional considerations that underpin their analyses.
- Students will design and research accurate stories using multiple research strategies involving data, eyewitness accounts, academic reports, and statistics.
- Students will structure and compose stories that are visible and audible, that effectively engage and educate an audience.