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JustPublics@365 Mediacamp – FREE January Classes – Please sign up

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    Jessie Daniels
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    The MediaCamp is a partnership between JustPublics@365 and the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, sponsored by the Ford Foundation, to offer skills-building workshops for intellectuals who want to combine research and digital media for the public good.

    Courses in January include:

    Framing Research for Public Audiences: 3 hours, 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 8. Instructor: Deb Stead, J-School. Lecture with hands-on exercises on framing research to resonate with diverse audiences: talking points, headlines, Interviews, op-eds. Maximum 30 students. To register: http://jp365framing.eventbrite.com/#

    Big Media for Academics: 3 hours, 1-4 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 15. Instructors: Fred Kaufman and Susan Farkas, J-School. A hands-on class involving technique and some examples of on-camera interviews from the faculty learners who are involved in the class. Maximum 30 students.
    To register: http://justpublics365bigmedia.eventbrite.com/#

    Social Media for Research Impact: 3 hours, 9 a.m.-12 noon, Tuesday, Jan. 22, Instructors TBA. The theory of social media for academics. Why are we doing this? Conceptual, theoretic. Maximum 30 students.
    To register: http://justpublics365impact.eventbrite.com/#

    Social Media for Academics: (Level: Intro/intermediate). 3 hours, 1-4 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, Instructors TBA. This is a hands-on workshop for academics interested in taking the social media plunge. Instructors will cover setting up a WordPress blog and some basics of using Twitter. Maximum 15 students.
    To register: http://justpublics365socmedia.eventbrite.com/#

    Beyond Bullet Points for Academics. 3 hours, 1-4 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 24, Instructors TBA. Participants create visually compelling slide decks for academic research presentations that retain intellectual sophistication. Maximum 15 students.
    To register: http://justpublics365beyond.eventbrite.com/#

    There are more classes at the CUNY J-School’s January Academy (2013) listed here:
    http://www.journalism.cuny.edu/academics/january-academy-2013/

    Please let me know (jdaniels@hunter.cuny.edu) if you want to take any of those courses, I can see that you get them for the no-cost-to-you-price of FREE.

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    Collette Sosnowy
    Participant

    Thanks Jessie, the workshops look great! They also look like they will fill up fast, so I encourage IRT-ers to register ASAP!

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