Best Storify entries from my JOUR440 class
First place winner: Erika Ward (click here for the story)
Best Video Stories from my JOUR440 class
First place: Robert Gordon
I just created Chinese names for my JOUR415 (communication research methods) students for the spring 2015 semester. I keep four things in mind when I create Chinese names for American students: Continue reading
Many American citizens are well known for lack of interest and knowledge about foreign countries and cultures. They are paying a huge price for that ignorance. In an increasingly globalized and inter-connected world, that price would be higher and higher.
Since I began teaching at Western Illinois University, I understand that as a foreign professor, I have both the expertise and obligation to familiarize my students with global issues in mass communications. Mass communication professionals (e.g. reporters, editors, public relations officers) won’t be competent communicators if they don’t have basic sensitivity to foreign cultures. Continue reading
Where is the future of journalism? You may have the answer after watching the following video:
This is my very first post on WordPress.com! I started this blog to establish my digital brand as a journalist-turned-educator. It’s a place for journalistic experimentation and innovation.
It’s also a place to showcase Continue reading