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JOUR-002

MASS COMMUNICATION and its Impact on Society

Beth Grobman
Professor, Journalism and Mass Communication
De Anza College, Cupertino, CA
email: grobmanbeth@deanza.edu
web: faculty.deanza.edu/grobmanbeth


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.
  • The 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: deckcecilia@deanza.edu.


REQUIRED TEXTBOOK:

Mass Media in a Changing World - 4th edition - by George Rodman



RECOMMENDED 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

This information 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

De Anza Bookstore: http://books.deanza.edu

Located 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

PURCHASING ONLINE

De Anza Bookstore: http://books.deanza.edu

See above

Amazon: http://www.amazon.com

$89-$95 - buy new print edition
$73-$82 - buy used print edition (limited copies)

$27-$52 - rent print edition through Dec. 24

$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.

Bookrenter: http://www.bookrenter.co

$44 - rent print edition for 90 days

Chegg: http://www.chegg.com

$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

 
 Updated Monday, December 16, 2013 at 1:07:05 PM by Beth Grobman - grobmanbeth@fhda.edu
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