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Teaching a large online lecture class

In the summer 2010, I participated in an online teaching workshop at VCU’s Center for Teaching Excellence to prepare for moving my large lecture class on global communication online. Since the spring 2011, I have taught the class online with … Continue reading

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Is Facebook a distraction in the classroom?

As a professor, especially in a large lecture class, you never know what your students are really doing on their laptops. How many are listening to the lecture and how many are chatting with friends on Facebook? This circumstance has … Continue reading

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New course: Social Media and the iPad

In the spring semester I will offer a special topics class “Social Media Journalism” in VCU’s School of Mass Communications. In the class, we will do hands-on social media reporting and portfolio building on various platforms. The class will also … Continue reading

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