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Julie Dodd, UF professor and Christine Eschenfelder, Ph.D. student at UF present their research paper

Research presentations highlight technology use in high school media classes

by Casey Kochey Photos by Judy Robinson The first speaker of the afternoon research session is Kevin Hull, a PhD student at the University of Florida. Kevin presented his research on “Using Facebook in Classrooms.”  To study possible applications of Facebook in the high school classroom, Kevin created a business Facebook page for his class […]

Kenny Irby

Poynter’s Kenny Irby encourages group to promote discussion of diversity in our classes

Kenny Irby is asking us to get out of our “comfort zone” to talk about diversity. “No progress without struggle, “ he reminded us. He said that in the academy,  we need to be willing to have difficult conversations about diversity. When we use a case study or example to promote discussion of diversity, here […]

Curriculum Panel 2

Panel discuss tailoring the curriculum to the realities of the 21st century

by Casey Kochey The second session  on today’s agenda at the Scholastic Journalism Division’s AEJMC midwinter meeting is a panel discussion, titled “Where do we go from here?” focusing on developing relevant journalism curricula for the 21st century. The panelists – Vanessa Shelton, Bonnie Layton, Karla Kennedy and Julie Dodd – shared some general thoughts on […]

How can/should colleges incorporate multimedia into the curriculum?

Curriculum Issues in the Age of the New Media is the topic for discussion with Sara Quinn, Poynter Institute faculty. Sara asked us: Can you can hang your hopes on one person — that new multimedia hire? Do you think you’re going to have that one course that will take care of multimedia instruction? How […]

At Poynter for Scholastic Journalism Division midwinter meeting

Great to be here at the Poynter Institute for Media Studies for the AEJMC Scholastic Journalism Division midwinter meeting. Our division has been fortunate to have Poynter as our meeting location for more than 10 years. Our group consists of journalism educators who have some kind of connection with high school journalism/media. We do research […]

Legal and ethical issues in cyber journalism discussed at Scholastic Journalism Division conference

Legal & Ethical Issues in Cyber Journalism panel addressed a variety of topics. Who is teaching appropriate Internet use. Internet filtering in schools. Students are leaving “digital breadcrumbs.” Attribution is not same as permission with copyrighted material.