Tag Archives: teaching interviewing skills

Students use phones to record interview

Technology contributes to students’ skills as media writers

Students in Multimedia Writing used their phones to record an in-lecture interview. I took this photo with my iPhone. An interview in class was a reminder of how technology is a part of college students’ lives and a positive contribution to their ability to work in the media. Every semester, I conduct an in-lecture interview […]

In-lecture interview helps students prepare for writing assignment and think about their own financial future

One of the most important goals in Writing for Mass Communication is helping students learn how to conduct effective interviews. Almost three-fourths of the students have never conducted an interview. They may have been interviewed themselves — for a job or for a scholarship — but they haven’t conducted interviews. Most of the students are […]