JustPublics@365 Announces MediaCamp

JustPublics@365 Announces MediaCamp

The MediaCamp (January Academy) 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.

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. Click here to register.

Big Media for Academics: 3 hours, 1-4 p.m., Tuesday, Jan. 15. Instructors: Fred Kaufman and Susan Farkas, J-School. A hands-on workshop involving technique and some examples of on-camera interviews from the faculty learners who are involved in the session. Maximum 30. Click here to register.

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. Click here to register.

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. Click here to register.

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. Click here to register.

More classes here: January Academy (2013) at the CUNY J-School.