Nadine 'NAR' Arroyo Rodriguez

Residential Faculty - Journalism, Mass Communication & Humanities

Program Director :

English

Office: EF 2 - Room: 121-C

480-461-7270

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
10:30 AM - 12:30 PM9:30 AM - 10:30 AM10:30 AM - 12:30 PM9:30 AM - 10:30 AM 
By appointmentBy appointmentBy appointmentBy appointment 

To schedule a meeting students may forward an email via Canvas, discuss it with NAR during class, or call the office at 480-461-7270. 

Classes Taught

Spring 2023

JRN201 News Writing 3 Credits
Writing and producing news for the media. Associated Press (AP) editing style, writing skills, and organizational structure for news.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101 or ENG107.
General Education Designations: Literacy & Critical Inquiry [L] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
28691
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/18/2023 - 05/12/2023
MoWe
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Class Started

JRN210 News and Media Production 3 Credits
Hands-on experience working in a college newsroom developing content as reporters, photographers, editors, and other roles on the student news team. Roles and responsibilities vary depending on student goals.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in JRN201 or [(ENG101 or ENG107) and permission of Program Director or Instructor].
Due to COVID related campus lab closures, students will be provided an Adobe Creative Cloud account tied to their MEID username, for home use on PC or Mac computers (smartphone or tablet mobile devices are not supported) during the duration of this course. Students should review the minimum configuration requirements to run Adobe CC on their personal device at: https://helpx.adobe.com/creative-cloud/system-requirements.html. Your instructor will provide login directions on the first day of class.
General Education Designations: Literacy & Critical Inquiry [L] 
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29672
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Started

Notes: Hybrid classes include face-to-face format on campus at the time listed in the class schedule. The other part will be held online either without a set time to attend or a Live Online session. Students enrolling in a hybrid class acknowledge they already possess the skills described in the Minimum Computer and Technology Requirements at https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Class 29672 Students may contact instructor at: nadine.rodriguez@mesacc.edu

JRN236AC Public Relations Internship 3 Credits
Public relations work experience.
Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35132
Dobson Campus
Instructor Office
Independent Study
Lab
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023

Class Started

JRN240AC Journalism Internship 3 Credits
Journalism work experience with a newspaper or other news organization. 80 hours of designated work per credit. Maximum of 6 credits allowed.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in JRN210.
Make appointment with instructor prior to enrollment.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30172
Dobson Campus
SD Instructor Office
Field Based
Lecture/Lab
01/17/2023 - 05/12/2023

Class Started

Spring Flex Start 2023

JRN212 Writing for Broadcasts 3 Credits
Broadcast writing techniques emphasizing grammar, style and structure for various communication platforms. Focus on media reporting including writing scripts, interviewing skills, live broadcasting techniques, production overview and journalistic ethics.
Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ENG101 and (JRN201 or permission of Instructor).
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
30535
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture/Lab
01/31/2023 - 05/12/2023
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Class Started

JRN298AC Special Projects 3 Credits
Organized and tailored around the interests and needs of the individual student. Structured to provide an atmosphere of individualized research and study paralleled by professional expertise and guidance. Professional-type facilities and equipment available for student use. Allows the best aspects of independent study and individualized learning to be combined to maximize student development.
Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director or Instructor.
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
35947
Dobson Campus
Instructor Office
In Person
Lab
01/30/2023 - 05/12/2023

Class Started

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