Faculty, Students to Serve as Moderators, Discussants and Panelists for 21 Sessions at AEJMC

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By Brian Jarvis
Master’s Student

Columbia, Mo. (July 30, 2010) — In addition to presenting 44 scholarly papers, Missouri School of Journalism faculty and students will serve as moderators, discussants and panelists as well as lead pre-convention workshops for 21 sessions at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication annual meeting to be held Aug. 7-11 in Denver.

The sessions will allow the group to lend their research expertise and experience in a wide variety of areas, including online education, effective teaching strategies, media ethics and religion on the Internet.

As one of the largest and most significant journalism research conferences in the world, the four-day convention is expected to draw more than 1,600 journalism and mass communication educators.

Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication
Journalism Education Online: How to Develop and Deliver Quality Online Curricula. Margaret Duffy, journalism professor, panelist.

Civic & Citizen Journalism Interest Group and Newspaper Division
Journalism Schools as News Providers: Challenges and Opportunities. What Is Changing and Why. Lynda Kraxberger, journalism professor, panelist.

Communication Theory and Methodology Division
Children and Media: Activeness, Desirability, Consumerism and Citizenship. María Len-Ríos, journalism professor, moderator.

Communication Theory and Methodology Division and AEJMC Council of Affiliates
Kappa Tau Alpha Centennial: Celebrating the Scholarly Life. Esther Thorson, journalism professor, panelist.

Communication Theory and Methodology and Mass Communication and Society Divisions
Conducting Externally Funded Research with Social Implications. Glenn Leshner, journalism professor, panelist.

Elected Standing Committee on Research
Incoming Research Chairs. Earnest Perry, journalism professor, moderator.

Elected Standing Committee on Teaching
Effective Teaching Strategies for Junior Faculty. The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Teachers. Charles Davis, journalism professor, panelist.

History Division
Refereed Paper, Research Scholar-to-Scholar Session. Tim Vos, journalism professor, discussant.

Kappa Tau Alpha
Chapter Advisers’ Breakfast/Business Meeting. Keith Sanders, professor emeritus, moderator.

Law and Policy Division

  • Outgoing Executive Committee Meeting. Charles Davis, journalism professor, moderator.
  • Members’ Meeting. Charles Davis, journalism professor, moderator.
  • Law of the Press: Legal Challenges for Newspapers and Journalists. Tim Vos, journalism professor, moderator.

Mass Communication and Society and Newspaper Divisions
Refereed Paper, Research Scholar-to-Scholar Session. Cynthia Frisby and Margaret Duffy, journalism professors, discussants.

Media Ethics Division
How to Keep Ethics Alive as Institutions Die: Teaching Ethics in a Changing Market. Lee Wilkins, journalism professor, and Edmund Lambeth, journalism professor emeritus, panelists.

Media Ethics Division and Entertainment Studies Interest Group
The Future of Media Ethics in Journalism, Public Relations, Entertainment, and Advertising. Lee Wilkins, journalism professor, moderator.

Minorities and Communication and Public Relations Divisions
Health Promotion, Minority Populations and Health Reporting: Challenges for 2010 and Beyond. María Len-Ríos, journalism professor, panelist.

Religion and Media Interest Group
Religion on the Internet. Debra Mason, journalism professor, moderator.

Religion and Media Interest Group and Newspaper Division
Losing My Religion Page: The New Normal for Faith Coverage. Debra Mason, journalism professor, panelist.

Scholastic Journalism and Law and Policy Divisions
State Laws Protecting Student Free Expression. Brian Schraum, master’s student, panelist.

Scholastic Journalism and Media Management and Economics Divisions
Journalists and Numbers: They Can Mix. Marty Steffens, journalism professor, panelist.

Scripps Howard Foundation and AEJMC Council of Affiliates
Teaching Business Journalism. Marty Steffens, journalism professor, panelist.

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