Converting Defeatist Students to Passionate Users

In the fall 2008 edition of the AEJMC Communication Technology newsletter, Jacob Groshek, Teaching Chair, wrote a very thought-provoking piece entitled “Hands On, Minds Off: Engaging Defeatist Students in Learning Technology.” In it, he described the challenges of teaching technology skills labs, when one or more students seemed to be paralyzed by the material.  He …

AEJMC "Best of the Web" Winners

I am happy to report that , not one, but two Graduate Student teams from the SJMC at Texas State are winners in the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication’s Best of the Web competition. San Marcos Online, created by Jason Cain, Irene Kosela, Marc Speir and Jordan Viator took 1st place in …