MASS COMMUNICATION and its Impact on Society
Professor, Journalism and Mass Communication
De Anza College, Cupertino, CA
ANNOUNCEMENTS FOR JOUR 2 STUDENTS:
- Winter quarter begins Monday, Jan. 6, 2014.
- Registered students must complete the Distance Learning Center online orientation by noon Friday, Jan. 10, or they will be dropped from the class as having never attended.
- Students on the waiting list and new students who want to add the class must request an add code from me by email between Sun., Jan. 5 and noon Tues., Jan. 7.
required textbook is George Rodman's Mass Media in a Changing World -
4th edition. It is important that
you use the 4th edition, and not any of the earlier less-expensive
editions. Class quizzes will be based on the 4th
edition. We will read the entire book, front to back and you may start reading before the quarter starts if you'd like to get a head start.
- For questions
about other De Anza journalism/mass communications courses, please contact
Department Chair Cecilia Deck at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mass Media in a Changing World - 4th edition - by George RodmanRECOMMENDED TEXTBOOK:
Media Career Guide: Preparing for Jobs in the 21st Century by James Seguin and Sherri Hope
Culver (any edition)
PRICE OPTIONS FOR Mass Media in a Changing World 4th edition
updated from vendors' websites on Aug. 31; prices and availability are subject
to change daily. For online ordering, you can also compare prices offered by different vendors at http://cheapesttestbooks.com and http://booksprice.com. MAKE SURE YOU GET THE 4th EDITION!
PURCHASING IN PERSON
on the De Anza campus; books can be purchased in store or online. Prices not
available as of Aug. 31.
$107 - purchase of used print edition
$143 - purchase of new print edition
$75 - rent new or used print edition
$100 - download ebook
Premier Off Campus Textbooks: http://www.premiertextbooks.com
Located across the street from De
Anza College in the back of the Oaks Shopping Center -- must pick up book in the
store, no online ordering
$75 - purchase of used print edition
$38 - rent print edition through end of quarter
$89-$95 - buy new print edition
$73-$82 - buy used print edition (limited copies)
$27-$52 - rent print edition through
$90 - buy Kindle (ebook) edition
$40 - rent Kindle (ebook) edition
NOTE: Be careful of the inexpensive deals from non-Amazon
vendors on the Amazon Web page. They are probably not the 4th edition. Look for
the cover pictured above.
$44 - rent print edition for 90 days
$83 - buy new print edition
$75 - buy used print edition (limited copies)
$27 - rent print edition through
Dec. 20 (includes 7-day online option while waiting for delivery)
$50 - rent ebook edition for 90 days