Tag Archives: Scholastic Journalism Division

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 […]

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 […]

Effective blogging requires some different-than-news-story writing strategies

Mindy McAdams stressed that all journalism students should know how to blog — and should have an active blog — by the time they graduate. That’s because most who are going to be hired for a newspaper job are expected to know how to blog. Here are some tips about writing for blogs: Short posts […]

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.