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Corwin, Zoë B.; Williams, Neftalie; Maruco, Tattiya; Romero-Morales, Maria – Pullias Center for Higher Education, 2019
Skateboarding, widely popular and often misunderstood, occupies a unique space in US society. Despite skateboarding's popularity little is known about the effects of skateboarding on youth and their educational and career trajectories. This report outlines the current landscape of skateboarding at this socio-historical moment in time--prior to…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Career Development, Competition, Athletics
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Maniou, Theodora A.; Stark, Alexandra; Touwen, Carien J. – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2020
The need for journalism educators to critically reflect on social, economic, and technological global changes has been on the agenda since the early 2000s. In this era of disruption, digitalization offers new possibilities by using the internet, its platforms, and its ability to create new forms of training. This piece presents ways in which a new…
Descriptors: Journalism Education, Global Approach, Technology Uses in Education, Internet
Madison, Eddie – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2014
Increasingly, top-tier journalism and media schools are entering into partnerships with mainstream media organizations to create and distribute student-produced content. While internships have long been a sanctioned way students learn professional practices, downturns in the economy have led to reductions in paid internship programs. On the rise…
Descriptors: Journalism, Journalism Education, Internship Programs, Practicums
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Sidiropoulos, Efstathios; Vryzas, Nikolaos; Vrysis, Lazaros; Avraam, Evangelia; Dimoulas, Charalampos – Education Sciences, 2019
Over the past decade, mobile news production has had a growing prevalence and has been established as a new type by modern journalism industry. Journalists understand content capturing and sharing as parts of their role in newsrooms. Mobile journalism (mojo) is an evolving form of reporting in which where people use only a smartphone to create and…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, News Reporting, Handheld Devices, Telecommunications
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Ibekwe, Fidelia – Journal of Education for Library and Information Science, 2020
This article reports on an experience where arts-informed pedagogy was combined with the traditional lecture-style teaching in a course on information and communication theories delivered at the Masters level in the School of Journalism and Communication Sciences (EJCAM) at Aix-Marseille University in France. After the course content had been…
Descriptors: Information Theory, Communication (Thought Transfer), Masters Programs, Journalism Education
Henderson, Jennifer J.; Christ, William G. – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2014
The Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications (ACEJMC) has developed twelve professional values and competencies that all students in accredited programs must demonstrate before graduation. This study asked Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication (ASJMC) program administrators which competencies…
Descriptors: Benchmarking, Competence, Journalism Education, Mass Media
Mangan, Katherine – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2007
A controversial new curriculum unveiled this month at one of the nation's leading journalism schools is sparking heated debate over the role that marketing and technology should play in the education of future reporters and broadcasters. The most controversial change, though, is the increased emphasis on "audience understanding." Some praise the…
Descriptors: Journalism Education, Marketing, Journalism, Holistic Approach
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Kendrick, Maureen; Early, Margaret; Chemjor, Walter – Research in the Teaching of English, 2013
Our purpose in this paper is to foreground contextual issues in studies of situated writing practices. During a year-long case study in a rural Kenyan secondary school, we applied a number of ethnographic techniques to document how 32 girls (aged 14-18 years) used local cultural and digital resources (i.e., donated digital cameras, voice…
Descriptors: Literacy, Foreign Countries, Case Studies, Rural Schools
Loth, Renee – Chronicle of Higher Education, 2012
In 2007 the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation placed a major bet on State University of New York at Stony Brook: $1.7-million to enroll 10,000 students in its news-literacy curriculum over five years. Alberto Ibarguen, president and chief executive of the foundation, expected the course to foster "a group of students who would simply…
Descriptors: Graduation Requirements, Majors (Students), Educational Change, Journalism
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McNeilly, Anne – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2014
The minimal-marking project conducted in Ryerson's School of Journalism throughout 2012 and early 2013 resulted in significantly higher grammar scores in two first-year classes of minimally marked university students when compared to two traditionally marked classes. The "minimal-marking" concept (Haswell, 1983), which requires…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Journalism Education, Grading, Grammar
Restivo, Paul – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Research indicates that high school journalism teachers, whose tenures are about half of those of teachers who teach math, science, English, or social studies, may experience detachment and isolation from a lack of collaboration with fellow teachers. Accordingly, this phenomenological study investigated perceptions of high school journalism…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Communities of Practice, Internet
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Shumow, Moses; Sheerin, Michael Scott – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2013
In a time of dynamic changes in mass communication and the restructuring of communication programs, and in the face of shrinking education budgets, educators are being pushed to update their programs to include a new emphasis on multimedia production while sustaining traditional modes of mass communication. Through surveys (N = 121) and focus…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Mass Media, Journalism, College Instruction
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Ibekwe-SanJuan, Fidelia – Education for Information, 2018
This paper reports on an experiment of using a hybrid pedagogical approach to tackle the challenge of teaching "Information and Communication theories" to students enrolled in Master of Communication and Digital Content at the School of Communication and Journalism of Aix Marseille University in France. The hybrid pedagogical approach…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Information Theory, Teaching Methods, Blended Learning
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Seamon, Marc – Journalism and Mass Communication Educator, 2001
Surveys 100 journalism schools investigating: (1) whether journalism schools treat spelling, punctuation, grammar, and AP style as important factors in improving the state of journalism; (2) how journalism schools are teaching and assessing spelling, punctuation, grammar, and AP style; and (3) whether journalism schools are using entrance or exit…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Editing, Grammar, Higher Education
Corwin, Zoë B.; Maruco, Tattiya; Williams, Neftalie; Reichardt, Robert; Romero-Morales, Maria; Rocha, Christine; Astiazaran, Constanza – Pullias Center for Higher Education, 2019
The narrative around skateboarding is changing. Educational and cultural institutions are beginning to engage with skateboarding in new ways. At the same time, skaters still thrive -- and sometimes prefer to function -- on the margins of mainstream society. Despite growing visibility and popularity, negative misconceptions regarding skateboarding…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Attitude Change, Misconceptions, Resource Allocation
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