CABECT in a nutshell

Flyer summarizing the CABECT project More information at http://tardis.tcnj.edu/cabect

Teaching Games as Journalism: Pedagogy and Practice

Presentation to the NSF C-PATH Distributed Expertise Colloquium, Villanova University, June 3, 2013 A guide the acronyms and some other helpful references: JPW- journalism/professional writing major at The College of New Jersey IMM – interactive multimedia program at TCNJ DE – C-PATH Distributed Expertise project NSF Award Abstract Wolz’ Simple Storyteller

Inaugurations, Civil Rights Anniversaries and Newsroom Diversity: A Reflection

As I write this, the United States is re-enacting the second inauguration of Pres. Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. In a nod to the Civil Rights Movement that did so much to make an African-American possible, Myrlie Evers-Williams will give the invocation. Her first husband, Medgar Evers, was martyred nearly 50 years ago […]

What’s the right hyperlocal news model for journalism education?

Hyperlocal many not be what the big city newspaper’s business is, but it’s one important site where beginning reporters first learn their craft. How can the academy and industry work together to improve hyperlocal reporting and journalism education? Some questions for discussion below. What does the New York Times’ retreat say for student-professional partnerships? Nieman […]

The Algebra Project – a model for education reform and community engagement

I spent the past weekend with pioneers – high school students, educators, community¬† activists and policy makers associated with the Algebra Project, the innovative initiative founded by Civil Rights icon Bob Moses that combines culturally responsive pedagogy with the grassroots organizing tactics of the Civil Rights Movement. Moses is best known for his role in […]