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Mobilizing Journalism Education

T Cochrane, D Mulrennan, H Sissons, R Pamatatau, L Barnes, G Mallia (ed.), M Boucouvalas (ed.)

International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education | Published : 2013


This paper evaluates several examples of integrating mobile social media within new pedagogical frameworks applied to journalism education, representing the reified activity of a journalism lecturer community of practice. We propose a mobile social media framework as a catalyst for new pedagogies that support student participation within a professional community. The framework leverages Skype and Twitter for facilitating authentic collaborative student-directed projects, establishing student eportfolios using a collage of social media, curating and critiquing mobile social media source material around news events using Storify, and the use of new and emerging collaborative mobile video appli..

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