Wall Street Journal Points
- How many points?
Two points possible per post with a total of 40 possible points per course.
- How do I receive points?
You write summaries of articles from the WSJ in your own words.
- How do I make posts?
Click on WSJ Summaries in the left hand column in Blackboard
- How long do the summaries have to be?
At least 120 words.
- How do I subscribe and how much is it?
For a ten week $10 subscription go to http://www.WSJ.com/summer.
For a four week $4 subscription go to https://buy.wsj.com/offers/pages/OfferMulti1a?trackCode=aaqim8lt.
- Do I need a subscription to join?
No, you can use the WSJ from any library.
- Does this student subscription include the online
and tablet version of the WSJ? Yes
- How do I receive the newspaper?
The newspaper will be home delivered five days a week.
- Do I contact the newspaper myself?
- How do I pay for the newspaper?
- Are there any deadlines?
Your posts can be made at any time during the semester.
- What about copying and pasting?
Any copying and pasting from any source will disqualify you from the group.
You can copy and paste anything which you composed yourself.
- Can I use the same newspaper for several posts?
Yes, you can choose several
articles from the same paper.
- What do I have to include in my summary?
You have to include the name of the article, the author, the date, and page number.
- Where do I keep tract of my points?
Your points will be recorded in a column labled WSJ in the grade book in Blackboard