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    Sarah Menke-Fish

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A Discover the World of Communication student project.

Student Work

Discover the World of Communication students learn to build a digital portfolio, script, shoot and edit a film, write news stories, speak with confidence, persuade, inform, educate and entertain. SOC's professional, hands-on workshops—open to students entering grades 9 through 12—are taught by American University School of Communication faculty and communication professionals.

During class and after hours students explore the city from a variety of angles. View live television and radio broadcasts at local studios such as NBC 4, WTTG Fox 5, NPR and ESPN Radio, cover a Nationals baseball game or WNBA game from a press seat, and tour local attractions including the National Zoo, Newseum, National Cathedral, Georgetown and the Smithsonian museums. 

The DWC Blog

SOC Discover students 2010

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Costa Rica Blog

Chelsea Powers, Arin Morse and Erica Sachs went to Costa Rica as part of the Discover the World of Communication Program.

Follow Discover students as they travel to Costa Rica.

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Professional Newswriting

Discover the World of Communication teen observer students

Online news magazine
produced by Discover students

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