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Making instant adjustments to online journalism education: Responding to continuous needs assessments in asynchronous courses Amanda Bright

Bright, A.C. (2020). Making instant adjustments to online journalism education: Responding to continuous needs assessments in asynchronous courses. Online Learning, 24(2), 245-253. https://doi.org/10.24059/olj.v24i2.2034 Abstract: The creation of an effective learning environment is always a challenge, but when the environment is online and the learners are a diverse group of adults in a specialized content area, […]

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Making Instant Adjustments in Online Journalism Education: Responding to Continuous Needs Assessments in Asynchronous Courses Amanda Bright

Abstract: The creation of an effective learning environment is always a challenge, but when the environment is online and the learners are a diverse group of adults in a specialized content area, the challenges become more complex. This best practices study used the intersection of the importance of the learner, Knowles’ andragogy concepts, and the […]

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Developing Thought Leaders: An Industry Practicum Approach. Keith Herndon

Abstract: This innovative practice paper discusses how a journalism training practicum empowers and emboldens participants to think critically about their professional goals and allows them to emerge not only with new technical skills but also as industry thought leaders. The news industry is facing a profound technological upheaval as the majority of news consumers turn […]

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The Changing Education for Journalism and the Communication Occupations Lee B. Becker and Tudor Vlad

Abstract: The book provides a unique perspective on journalism and communication education, drawing on extensive, detailed data across time to examine the evolution of education for journalism and related occupations such as public relations and advertising.

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“A Qualitative Look at Journalism Programs in Flux: The Role of Faculty in the Movement Toward a Digital Curriculum.” Amanda Bright

Abstract: As journalism continues to grapple with the transition to digital media, journalism educators are constantly considering how to better equip students for this changing field.  Particularly in smaller programs where resources, funding, and faculty are limited, updating curriculum can be a challenge.  A qualitative, multiple case study centered on curricular decision-making found that faculty […]

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