Judy Oskam
Texas State UniversityTexas State University
BEA IGNITEBEA IGNITE
Teaching Hybrid JournalismTeaching Hybrid Jou...
Teaching Hybrid Journalism
Judy Oskam
Professor & Director
oskam@txstate.edu
@judyoskam
2
Hybrid Classes
• Combine effective online
and classroom experiences
• Connect students to a
campus & professor
• Boost stu...
Journalism Experience
Faculty Expertise
–Writing
–Reporting
–Video/audio/web
–Creating content
–Chunking information
–Work...
Organization
• Start with assessments &
work backwards
• Develop your course
schedule & syllabus
• Structure routine
assig...
Oskam CREATE Method
• C – connect
• R – realistic
• E – evaluate
• A – accessible
• T – time commitment
• E – ergonomics
6
Connect
• Welcome message
• Personal comments on
assessments/assignments
• Meet with students on
campus, by phone, chat,
s...
Realistic
• Play to your strengths
• Audio vs. video (Camtasia Relay, Prezi)
• Due dates (weekly, Sunday night)
• Post Lea...
Evaluate
• Determine how much time
you will spend on each
class/assignment/project
• Review quiz and assignment
content
• ...
Accessible
• Be approachable
• Make it easy for
students to reach you
• Set your email policy so
students know when
you wi...
Time Commitment
• Start early
• Schedule online time
• Online or virtual office
hours
• Pace your assignments
& quizzes so...
Ergonomics
• Desk/chair/computer
– Work standing up at a
counter or raised desk
• Take breaks
• Position of screen
• Sched...
Teaching Hybrid Journalism
• C – connect
• R – realistic
• E – evaluate
• A – accessible
• T – time commitment
• E – ergon...
Questions & Comments
Judy Oskam
oskam@txstate.edu
3rd
World Journalism Education Congress
Mechelen, Belgium
3-5 July 2013
...
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WJEC Ignite: Judy Oskam

  1. 1. Judy Oskam Texas State UniversityTexas State University BEA IGNITEBEA IGNITE Teaching Hybrid JournalismTeaching Hybrid Journalism
  2. 2. Teaching Hybrid Journalism Judy Oskam Professor & Director oskam@txstate.edu @judyoskam 2
  3. 3. Hybrid Classes • Combine effective online and classroom experiences • Connect students to a campus & professor • Boost student enrollment • Maximize university facilities • Might generate distance fees • Allow faculty to transition to online 3
  4. 4. Journalism Experience Faculty Expertise –Writing –Reporting –Video/audio/web –Creating content –Chunking information –Working on deadline Experiential Learning 4
  5. 5. Organization • Start with assessments & work backwards • Develop your course schedule & syllabus • Structure routine assignments • Connect students with you & the content • Dates or calendar in one location 5
  6. 6. Oskam CREATE Method • C – connect • R – realistic • E – evaluate • A – accessible • T – time commitment • E – ergonomics 6
  7. 7. Connect • Welcome message • Personal comments on assessments/assignments • Meet with students on campus, by phone, chat, skype, • Audio & video lectures • Weekly assignments – small stakes • On campus meetings (workshop format) 7
  8. 8. Realistic • Play to your strengths • Audio vs. video (Camtasia Relay, Prezi) • Due dates (weekly, Sunday night) • Post Learning Modules • Rubrics help you and the students • Applied (off-line) assignments (conduct interviews, cover events) • Provide student examples with permission 8
  9. 9. Evaluate • Determine how much time you will spend on each class/assignment/project • Review quiz and assignment content • Monitor participation on forums/chat rooms • Use the site stats tool in your LMS • What’s working? Email traffic & questions will help you with this 9
  10. 10. Accessible • Be approachable • Make it easy for students to reach you • Set your email policy so students know when you will respond • Make sure students know you are a ‘real person’ 10
  11. 11. Time Commitment • Start early • Schedule online time • Online or virtual office hours • Pace your assignments & quizzes so you can provide feedback • Avoid the correspondence model 11
  12. 12. Ergonomics • Desk/chair/computer – Work standing up at a counter or raised desk • Take breaks • Position of screen • Schedule a massage (really!) 12
  13. 13. Teaching Hybrid Journalism • C – connect • R – realistic • E – evaluate • A – accessible • T – time commitment • E – ergonomics 13
  14. 14. Questions & Comments Judy Oskam oskam@txstate.edu 3rd World Journalism Education Congress Mechelen, Belgium 3-5 July 2013 14

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