Tag Archives: first day of class

So why do I need to take this class?

I had asked the class what questions they had about the course. It was the first day of class. I’d given an overview to Writing for Mass Communication. I’d  talked about some of the challenges and concerns about careers in the media — from advertising on mobile devices to reading on a Kindle. I had […]

 Technology in the media; technology in teaching

Yesterday was my first meeting with my two lectures for Writing for Mass Communication (MMC 2100) — about 260 students. I wanted to help get the students into thinking about both the course and their potential careers in the media. So in addition to distributing the lecture syllabus, we spent part of the class talking […]