ERIC Number: ED192312
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Survival Kit for School Publications Advisers.
Engel, Jackie, Comp.
This guide offers advice and practical assistance to high school publications advisers. The first section provides general information about school publications, including planning and organizing, public relations, protecting the program and the school, available resources, and advertising. The second section concerns school newspapers and contains information on selecting a staff, staff responsibilities, planning the first issue, and figuring a paper budget. This section also offers guidelines for making policy and editorial decisions and provides examples of editorial policy statements; samples of a style sheet, nameplate, masthead, headline schedule, assignment sheet, and slug sheet; and a schedule for a biweekly publication. The third section deals with yearbook production. Following a discussion of the purposes of a yearbook, it offers guidelines for good yearbooks, a yearbook evaluation exercise, guidelines for critiquing the yearbook, an evaluation guide for exchange yearbooks, and a discussion of the pros and cons of yearbook competitions. Glossaries of newspaper and yearbook terms are appended. (RL)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Kansas Univ., Lawrence. Div. of Continuing Education.