Tag: study abroad

by Rachele Kanigel

On the first day of most of my classes, I invite students to introduce themselves by describing their dream job. Without fail at least one — or sometimes two or three out of a class of 20 — will share their ambition to become a foreign correspondent. A photojournalism student fantasizes about capturing life in […] more »

by Rachele Kanigel

In a rural province of Cambodia, a broadcast journalism student from California State University, Fullerton prepares a news report about an American medical missionary group that’s come to the village to provide medical and dental treatment. But the student, Joseph McHale, doesn’t just stand in front of the camera offering a dispassionate, objective account of […] more »

by Julie Keck

1. Lack of willingness to collaborate with digital media one of the downfalls of legacy media (PaidContent.org) 2. Moody’s cites MOOCs as ‘destabilizing’ (NewTechCity) 3. Agile textbooks and other trends to watch in 2013 (Publishing Perspectives) 3. Measuring the success of online courses (NYT) 5. How Facebook can ruin study aboard (Chronicle of Higher Education) Get […] more »

by Cathy Yungmann

It seems that providing students with the opportunity for global education experiences is currently a major initiative in higher education. The benefits of preparing college students — especially journalism students — to become global citizens through international contacts are obvious. Some educators are calling it “internationalization.” But a recent report claims that the numbers of […] more »

by Kat Russell

Who knew that an email could change my life? I certainly wasn’t expecting that when I opened the mass email sent out by my adviser. But there it was: The Istanbul Project. If the “powers that be” saw fit, I was to study international reporting and foreign correspondence in Istanbul for four weeks with ieiMedia […] more »