Presentation on theme: "Assessing Child’s Rights and Journalism Practice Central Asian Forum April 23-27, 2012, kyrgystan."— Presentation transcript:
Assessing Child’s Rights and Journalism Practice Central Asian Forum April 23-27, 2012, kyrgystan
Modules specific sections covering: Interviewing skills Human rights Child rights Children in Conflict Trafficking Anonymity and identity protection Sources Guidelines and Regulations
Evaluation : Making judgments on the basis of the information collected. Grading : Giving a mark based on the information gathered from assessed tasks. Reporting: Conveying the results to students.
Students must internalise concepts involved All aspects of the syllabus be assessed Learning outcomes is a guide to how to assess Use both formative and summative assessment Guide to Assessment
Course objectives/learning outcomes On completion of the module, the learner will be able to: 1. Make professional judgments regarding journalism practice from a perspective of children's rights; 2. Report fairly, accurately and in keeping with the principles of children’s rights. In addition, the module has the following additional objectives derived from UNICEF’s principles underpinning child rights education: Knowledge and skills - To receive information and knowledge of children’s rights and humanitarian standards and acquire skills to apply this knowledge; Values, attitudes and behavior – To become sensitized and undergo a change in negative attitudes or reinforce positive attitudes and behavior in relation to children’s rights ; Action - taking action to defend, promote and protect children’s rights in the course of their professional duties.
Learning Outcomes : On completion of this module, the learner will be able to: 1)Understand and be able to outline the principle features of children’s rights as outlined in the UNCRC 2) Read, analyze and critically evaluate the reporting of issues affecting children from a rights-based perspective 3) Critically assess the relevance and importance of editorial guidelines and codes of practice in relation to news reporting affecting children 4) Make professional judgments regarding journalism practice from a perspective of children's rights 5) Report fairly, accurately and in keeping with the principles of children’s rights
Assessment Criteria Have students shown an understanding of children’s rights? Have they located the rights based elements of the programme into journalism theory and ethics? Can they apply what they know of children’s rights into their Journalism practice? Have students shown any improvement in their journalism practice Have students shown evidence of being able to developed story ideas around children’s rights? Are they producing work that is professionally produced and error free? Is the work publishable? Have students indicated an understanding of sources and contacts associated with children’s rights and children’s issues
Print Journalism Skills Editing Reporting Research Writing Teamwork Interviewing Photography Digital Journalism Skills Shooting photos Imaging production Graphics Multimedia delivery Multimedia editing/production Capturing audio Shooting video Animation & Flash Podcasting Radio Editing Telling stories for the ear Creating packages documentaries Television skills Presentation Visuals Packages Documentaries Editing Video journalism
assignments for students A book review A profile of a person involved in children’s rights News Stories Vox pop with children interviewed An editorial A feature or investigative piece
More assignments for students Magazines Radio documentaries TV programmes Magazine programmes Facilitating children’s programmes and other media
Reflection central to the learning process. Students to produce a reflective journal, which might be a diary, article, blog
Outcomes Better understanding of applied ethics. Able to apply codes of conduct. Able to handle sensitive stories, with sensitivity and skill. Able to find stories with an interesting angle. Able to reflect the full community in stories, adults and children and their perspectives