One-credit courses

Explore winter and spring 2021's one-credit courses. Visit mynevada.unr.edu to register for classes.

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Special problems - Journalism lab (JOUR 490B/691B.5801)

January 10, 11, 12 & 14 | Taught by Claudia Cruz | 2 - 6 p.m.

Students will learn to produce multimedia content with international students about technology during the 2021 Consumer Electronic Show.

Mode: Fully remote

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Whose docs? Our docs! Using public records laws for accountability reporting (JOUR 490B/691B.1008)

Feb. 18-9; March 8-9; April 12-13 | Taught by Patrick File | Mondays: 6 to 9 p.m; Tuesdays: 7 to 9 p.m.

Develop reporting skills using state and federal public records laws. Learn how to file records requests and develop a project proposal that relies on public records to report on an issue touching on government accountability.

Mode: Fully remote

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How to land a successful internship and get on the right career path (JOUR 490B/691B.5711)

Feb. 20-21 | Taught by Claudia Cruz | Saturday and Sunday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Learn to draft the most attractive resumes, cover letters, reporter reels, LinkedIn and Handshake profiles and online portfolios. Learn how to nail an interview, to dress for success and how to build your self-confidence and personal brand.

Mode: Fully remote

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What’s the tea - media literacy for news and brand journalists (JOUR 490B/691B.5712)

Feb. 26-28 | Taught by Alison Gaulden| Friday: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.; Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday: 9 a.m. to noon.

Learn to spot, prevent, and stop fake news and propaganda promotions from being generated or shared to impact a post-truth world.

Mode: In Person (RSJ 201)

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Introduction to DSLR cameras (JOUR 490B/691B.5713)

March 12-14 | Taught by David Calvert | Friday: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.; Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday: 9 a.m. to noon

If you’ve never used a DSLR camera, local photographer David Calvert is here to show you the ropes and help you tell a visual story.

Mode: Fully remote

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Your life is a movie (JOUR 490B/691B.5714)

March 26-28 | Taught by Melissa McClinton | Friday: 5:30 to 8:30 p.m.; Saturday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sunday: 9 a.m. to noon.

Students will learn how to adapt their personal life stories into short screenplays for fiction film production.

Mode: Fully Remote