ERIC Number: EJ1074845
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Sep
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 18
Mobile Media Best Practices: Lessons From 5 Years of "OR Magazine"
Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, v70 n3 p324-330 Sep 2015
Digital publications now provide immersive interactive experiences for users of tablets and other mobile media devices. The ever-changing technology challenges educators to adapt curricula to better prepare students for an uncertain future. This article chronicles the creation of award-winning "OR Magazine" at University of Oregon, which was acknowledged by Adobe in 2011 as the first student-produced digital magazine for the iPad. It explores best practices for establishing communities of practice within student work teams and for inspiring innovation.
Descriptors: Best Practices, Communities of Practice, Teamwork, Awards, Innovation, Handheld Devices, Course Descriptions, Educational Practices, Media Literacy, College Programs, Student Publications
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Identifiers - Location: Oregon