RESEARCH: Black and White and Still Read All Over
Journalism Majors Not Available
Transition Into Academic Environs
REVIEW: Never in My Wildest Dreams: A Black Woman’s Life in Journalism Book is both moving memoir and fascinating journey into U.S. history.
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By Carolyn Schurr Levin
What happens when a crisis hits, as it did when Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast, only to be followed the following week by a nor’easter?
By Pat Winters Lauro
“She posted a picture to Pinterest and it just exploded.”
MILEPOSTS First Amendment Fundamentals for 2012.
By Frank LoMonte
Four noteworthy First Amendment cases for college media in 2012.
POLITICS 2012 Crafting Election Coverage on Campus
By Dan Malon & Sarah Maben
Covering elections provide reader service and a practical way to enhance journalism instruction.
By Kay L. Colley
Texas Wesleyan University
Assessment: Just the mere mention of the word can send chills up and down the spine of any new or seasoned student media adviser. Whispered in hushed tones or thrown around as an expletive, this 10-letter word connotes educational balderdash, busywork and just plain wrong-headedness to many in the ranks of college media. But much like student media advisers are misunderstood by administrators, assessment is misunderstood by many student media advisers.
According to the National Academy for Academic Leadership, assessment is a process that describes the current situation of a person, program or unit providing evidence of this analysis. Assessment involves goals or outcomes, processes and inputs. Some assessment methods can include surveys, focus groups, portfolios and direct observation with multiple assessment methods being the preferred way to demonstrate meeting goals or outcomes. Continue reading
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- Newspaper thefts, censorship efforts, roadblocks to public records and more: A Q&A with Frank LoMonte
- Dealing with Newspaper Thefts: Advice from the Student Press Law Center
- Training helps overcome beginning-of-semester hump
- The Future of the Venerable Yearbook
- South Dakota State University Students Resurrect Yearbook
- Adapting to the changing media landscape
- College newspapers: Not just for journalism students
- Diversifying your student media department