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AJE Winter Conference 2018: The schedule

Here’s the schedule for our Winter Conference 2018. Sustainable Learning, Teaching and Research in Journalism Education at City, University of London, January 19, 2018.

9.30am-10.00am                 Registration and coffee

10.00am                                Welcome – Dr Margaret Hughes, AJE Chair


10.15am-11.45am               SESSION 1                                         

A New Paradigm for Journalism Curriculum

Brooke Van Dam, Ph.D.

Georgetown University, Washington DC

A nuanced understanding of how journalism students discursively construct the profession they plan to enter, and to look at how the normative ideas and discourses around journalism are faring among students

Sally Reardon (University of the West of England) &

Dan Jackson (Bournemouth University)

Developing Global Journalism Competencies: Sustainable Teaching and Learning Practices

Butler Cain, Ph.D.

Andrea Hunt, Ph.D.

University of North Alabama

11.45am-12.45pm              KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Maeve McClenaghan, Bureau of Investigative Journalism’s Bureau Local, discussing the work of the bureau.

12.45pm-1.45pm                    LUNCH

1.45PM – 2.00PM                 AJE EGM

Amendment to the constitution

2.00pm – 2.15pm                Tea & coffee

2.15pm- 3.30pm SESSION 2

Real-world learning: pushing the learning-by-doing in journalism to extremes. A case study of the first years from Football Journalism at the University of Derby covering the 2017 Uefa Women’s European Championship in Holland

Peter Lansley and Dr Ivana Ebel

University of Derby

Journalism education in a global context: What best practice is emerging for learning and teaching where cohorts of journalism students are made up of individuals from different countries, cultures and traditions? Preparing students to work across borders

Dr Kenneth Pratt

University of the West of Scotland

Collaboration between Cardiff University and Immediate Media – introducing students on the MA International Journalism to real editorial challenges, to enhance understanding of brand and readership, and to foster entrepreneurial thinking

Matt Swain

Cardiff University

3.30pm                      Thanks and close

The AJE would like to thank City, University of London for its support in providing the conference facilities for this conference.