The slides below are from a presentation I gave today as this semester’s Faculty Senate Colloquium lecturer at The College of New Jersey. To be chosen by one’s peers to deliver such a research talk is a singular honor. I am particularly grateful to my English department colleague, the distinguished scholar and pundit Cassandra Jackson, […]
Flyer summarizing the CABECT project More information at http://tardis.tcnj.edu/cabect
One course unit, two opportunities for hands-on experience in building new media enterprises Contact Prof. Pearson (firstname.lastname@example.org or 215-253-8624) to enroll in JPW 391 or JPW 397 for Spring 2015 What’s this all about? We’ve been telling you in every class – you’ve got to learn how to collaborate and work in teams. You’ve got […]
Presentation on computational journalism with Ingrid Sturgis and Jon Fortt. to the National Association of Black Journalists convention, July 31, 2014, Boston Massachusetts.
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
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 […]
As journalism educators scramble to meet growing demands for infusing computational skills in their curricula, little research is being done on what helps or hinders journalism students’ learning. It’s time to study journalism learners.
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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 […]
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 […]