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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: CDJN 121</span>

CDJN 121 Magazine Packaging


Certificate Credit
Communication & Design Program Area


Duration: 19.5 Hours
Fee: $421.07* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment.)
Available through Distance Education


This course focuses on packaging print and digital service journalism in ways that will delight readers and help them easily access the information they need, in print or online. The course looks at planning and assigning a story package for print, web, and tablet; editing stories destined for packages; and working with art directors and digital producers to create packages. A variety of types of stories will be discussed and provided by both the instructor and the students, from long features to visual stories to instructional pieces to words-and-pictures infographics. Students are encouraged to think of magazines as both print and digital products.

Note: Classroom Delivery uses in-class workshops, round-tables, story meetings, quick editing exercises, and hands-on group activities. Traditional lecture format is kept to a minimum and time is made available for one-on-one discussions with the instructor as well as peer feedback; Distance Delivery teaches the same skills and techniques, but makes use of online discussion forums, video and audio interviews, and self-assessment quizzes to augment the learning experience.

*This course will run during the Fall break.

Distance Course Outline (subject to change)

Fall 2018
Enrolment for this term is closed.
There are no classes/sections scheduled for this course in Fall 2018.
Winter 2019
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet 14 Jan 2019-02 Mar 2019
Spring/Summer 2019
Enrolment for Spring/Summer 2019 is currently open; see Important Dates for specific enrolment periods. See Enrolment for instructions on enrolling online, by mail, or in person. Undergraduate Students: Please enrol using RAMSS for courses applicable to your degree program.
Distance Delivery Option
Distance: Internet06 May 2019 - 15 Jun 2019

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