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2022-2023 College Catalog 
2022-2023 College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

WRT 162 - Literary Magazine Workshop

3 Credits, 3 Contact Hours
3 lecture periods 0 lab periods

Creative magazine publication. Includes review of college literary magazines, critical review, magazine design and editing, magazine production techniques, as well as printing and distribution.

Information: May be taken two times for a maximum of six credit hours. If this course is repeated, see a financial aid or Veteran’s Affairs advisor to determine funding eligibility as appropriate.

Course Learning Outcomes
  1. Discuss review of college literary magazines.
  2. Discuss elements of critical review.
  3. Develop a critique to judge literary materials.
  4. Describe design, layout, and editing procedures.
  5. Develop a critique to judge visual art materials
  6. Print finished magazine copy.
  7. Distribute the magazine to the campus community.
  8. Demonstrate digital literacy through reading texts online, creating web/blog posts, or analyzing material in an online literary magazine/journal.

  1. Review of College Literary Magazine
    1. Layout and design
    2. Artwork and graphics
    3. History of the magazine
    4. Review of other college literary/art magazines
  2. Critical Review, Magazine Design and Editing
    1. Target audience
    2. Story and art selection
    3. Layout and design
    4. Magazine editing procedures
  3. Magazine Production Techniques
    1. Options of Production
    2. Use of production and design software
    3. Visit a print shop
    4. Camera Ready Copy
  4. Printing and Distribution
    1. Printing and finishing procedures
    2. Mailing to other schools
    3. Mailing to other campuses
    4. Mailing to faculty, staff, and administrators
    5. Community distribution
    6. Participate in public unveiling ceremony (add this subtopic)