Saturday, January 29, 2011
Austin Jacobs researched multimedia, interactive, and distribution features of Mexican newspaper websites, while Todd Fuller conducted similar research with US weeklies, and Emily Gummelt worked with the top 100 circulation U.S. magazines. All 11 students from that course had their work presented at national or international conferences.
Wednesday, January 26, 2011
2011 “Yes you CAN Use Copyrighted Materials!” Workshop for Educators
Thursday, February 3: 4:30 – 6:30 PM
Missouri Western State University – Blum Union 222/223
Learn about the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education and why media coordinators and teachers should embrace students’ use of mass media, popular culture and digital media as they re-mix and/or create their own texts.
The hands-on workshop will include video case studies and lesson strategies developed at Temple University’s Media Education Lab. Valorie Stokes, Platte County High School Media Coordinator and National Writing Project Web Presence Retreat Coordinator, facilitates the workshop.
Participants will receive Professional Development certificates (two hours – information literacy) and instructional materials for classroom and school use.
The Workshop is FREE; RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org by noon, February 3. Include name, school, email address, evening/cell phone.
This workshop is sponsored by Prairie Lands Writing Project, the Missouri Western Regional Professional Development Center, and Western’s SNCTE Chapter. Questions?: Contact Dr. Jane Frick (email@example.com), Prairie Lands Writing Project director.
Dr. Jane Frick, Director
Prairie Lands Writing Project
Professor of English
Missouri Western State University
St. Joseph, MO 64507
816 271-4315 (office)
Wednesday, January 12, 2011
Thursday, February 10, 2011
1723 Francis Street
St. Joseph, MO
Note: Cost is $4 a person, which includes dessert and coffee. If you are 21 or older, you may bring your own wine or other alcoholic beverage to the event.
THE BLUE ISLAND REVIEW is an annual journal produced by writers living in Lawrence, Kansas. We would like to invite you to a book release at the Whiskey Mansion, to honor our St. Joseph contributors, Meg Thompson and Ryan Bradley. We will hold a poetry reading featuring other Blue Island contributors, with an open mic to follow.