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									 Sharing What
You’ve Learned
      Tom Bowers
     Dean Emeritus
  School of Journalism
and Mass Communication
             Agenda
• General strategies for sharing
• Strategies for sessions here
• Ideas to get you started




              Sharing What You've
                 Learned-2008
Think about Arrangements
• How many people?
• Their motivation?
• Resistance?
• Time of day (how long?)
• Location and technology


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                Learned-2008
       Choosing Topics
• Can’t share everything.
• Strategy for choosing:
  – What do they need?
  – What interests you?
  – What’s the easiest?
• What topic would YOU choose?

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                  Learned-2008
General Strategies
        for
    All Topics
      What’s the Value?
• Why this knowledge or skill is
  important.
• When and how they will use it.
• How it relates to what they know.




             Sharing What You've
                Learned-2008
       Engage Them
• We remember 20% of what we
  _____.




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              Learned-2008
        Engage Them
• We remember 20% of what we
  hear.
• 50% of what we hear and ____.




            Sharing What You've
               Learned-2008
        Engage Them
• We remember 20% of what we
  hear.
• 50% of what we hear and see.
• 70% of what we hear, see and __.




             Sharing What You've
                Learned-2008
        Engage Them
• We remember 20% of what we
  hear.
• 50% of what we hear and see.
• 70% of what we hear, see and do.
• 90% of what we hear, see, do and
  ______.

             Sharing What You've
                Learned-2008
        Engage Them
• We remember 20% of what we
  hear.
• 50% of what we hear and see.
• 70% of what we hear, see and do.
• 90% of what we hear, see, do and
  talk about while we do it.

             Sharing What You've
                Learned-2008
       Presentation Tips
• Tell them.
• Show them.
• Do it.
• Talk about it.




               Sharing What You've
                  Learned-2008
Specific Strategies

         for
  This Week’s Topics
       How to Edit
 When You don’t have Time
• Importance?
• What will you say?
• What will you show?
• What will you do?
• What will you talk about?
• Work in pairs or competition
             Sharing What You've
                Learned-2008
     Math and Graphics
• Importance?
• What will you say?
• What will you show?
• What will you do?
• What will you talk about?
• Work in pairs or competition

             Sharing What You've
                Learned-2008
              Ethics
• Importance?
• What will you   say?
• What will you   show?
• What will you   do?
• What will you   talk about?


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                Learned-2008
   Grammar Smackdown
• Importance?
• What will you   say?
• What will you   show?
• What will you   do?
• What will you   talk about?
• ―Jeopardy‖

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                Learned-2008
  Libel and Privacy Issues
• Importance?
• What will you   say?
• What will you   show?
• What will you   do?
• What will you   talk about?


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                Learned-2008
  Alternative Story Forms
• Importance?
• What will you   say?
• What will you   show?
• What will you   do?
• What will you   talk about?


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                Learned-2008
  Taking Care of Yourself
• Importance?
• What will you   say?
• What will you   show?
• What will you   do?
• What will you   talk about?


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                Learned-2008
Web Essentials and Editing
• Importance?
• What will you   say?
• What will you   show?
• What will you   do?
• What will you   talk about?

            Sharing What You've
               Learned-2008
       Editing Projects
• Importance?
• What will you say?
• What will you show?
• What will you do?
• What will you talk about?
• Work in pairs or competition

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                Learned-2008
      Managing People
• Importance?
• What will you say?
• What will you show?
• What will you do?
• What will you talk about?
• Work in pairs or competition

             Sharing What You've
                Learned-2008
       Mapleview Farm
• Importance?
• What did you learn?




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                Learned-2008
Questions and Ideas




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         Learned-2008
Teaching for Pay

Adjunct or Part-time
     Full-time
 Strategies for
Adjunct Teaching
         Getting Hired
• Find names of schools in area.
• Write dean, director or chair of
  journalism program.
• Include résumé. (Curriculum Vitae)
• Show that you understand what
  teaching entails…

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                 Learned-2008
 Your Course Assignment
• Likely to be existing course.
• Ask for syllabus.
• Expect to follow existing course
  objectives.
• Use your own strategies.


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                 Learned-2008
       Create a Course
• Objectives
• Logical arrangement of topics
• For a semester or quarter
• Creating and evaluating
  assignments


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                Learned-2008
           Show your:
• Knowledge of the subject
  – Experience
• Ability to help others learn the
  subject and its skills.
• Availability to students
  – Office hours
  – Email contact
                 Sharing What You've
                    Learned-2008
            Find Out:
• Grading philosophy of the school.
• Your classroom and its capabilities.
• Technical support from the school.




              Sharing What You've
                 Learned-2008
         Teaching Tips
• Get to know your students ASAP.
  – Names
  – Something about them.
• Start each class with preview
  agenda.
  – Value and importance
• End each class with summary.
              Sharing What You've
                 Learned-2008
         Teaching Tips
• Engage students as much as
  possible.
  – Ask questions.
  – Stimulate discussion.
• Show enthusiasm. Show that you
  are excited about the subject and
  your students.
               Sharing What You've
                  Learned-2008
         Teaching Tips
• Have students work together.
  – Collaborate on assignments.
  – Grade each other.
• Give them lots of practice. Return
  assignments promptly.
• Create realistic assignments. Use
  deadline pressure.
               Sharing What You've
                  Learned-2008
        Teaching Tips
• Allow students to practice and
  make mistakes before you grade
  them.
• Tell them how you will evaluate
  their work.
• Show exemplary work of others.

             Sharing What You've
                Learned-2008
         Teaching Tips
• Ask for feedback after 3-4 weeks.
• Adjust if appropriate.
• Explain why you cannot adjust.




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                Learned-2008
      Be Prepared For…
• Students who don’t want to be
  journalists.
• Students with weak writing skills.
• Students who don’t read print
  newspapers.
• Students who are late to class.
• Students who want to surf the Web.

               Sharing What You've
                  Learned-2008
      Be Prepared For…
• Elation of coaching students who
  ―get‖ the point you want them to
  learn.
• Immense satisfaction of shaping
  lives and careers.



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                Learned-2008
What about Full-Time?
          Faculty Lines
• Academic unit has set number of
  faculty positions (lines).
• Controlled by university.
• Can be changed by:
  – Enrollment growth or decline



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                  Learned-2008
    Creation of Vacancy
• Retirement, resignation, death.
• New faculty line.




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                Learned-2008
    Definition of Position
• Teaching specialties.
• Degree and other requirements.
• Rank.




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                Learned-2008
          Applications
• Application letter, CV and other
  materials. Names of references.
• Position must be open minimum
  number of days.
• Review of applications begins after
  that period.

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                 Learned-2008
Search Committee Review
• Careful examination of paper
  record.
• Limited contact with references.
• This review results in the…




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                 Learned-2008
           Short List
• Best 3-5 applicants.
• Committee contacts references.
• Possible telephone interviews.
• Committee recommends this list
  for…


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                Learned-2008
         Faculty Action
• Recommendation to dean that
  candidates on short list be invited
  for interviews.
• These candidates are invited to
  campus for …



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                 Learned-2008
        Interview Visit
• 1-2 days on campus.
• Meetings with administrators,
  faculty and students.
• Teach a class.
• Research or creative presentation.
• Visits are followed by …

             Sharing What You've
                Learned-2008
 Search Committee Action
• Recommendation to faculty and
  dean that Candidate A be offered
  the position.




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                Learned-2008
               Offer
• Dean offers position to the
  candidate—pending final approval
  of Board of Trustees/Governors.
• Candidate accepts.




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                Learned-2008
    Job announcements
• Chronicle of Higher Education
• Editor & Publisher
• Association for Education in
  Journalism and Mass
  Communication
  – http://www.aejmc.org/


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                 Learned-2008

								
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