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Social Media Journalism

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Social Media Journalism

  1. 1. Social Media and Journalism Kodwo Jonas Anson Boateng, Co-ordinator Ghana Institute of Journalism/MKFC On-line Content Development Project Kalle Hedlund, eLearning Developer MKFC Stockholm College
  2. 2. INTRODUCTION • Who is MKFC Stockholm College ? • Who is the Ghana Institute of Journalism ? • Project AIM and Concept • Mode of Implementation • Challenges • Illustrations
  3. 3. www.stockholmcollege.se info@stockholmcollege.se
  4. 4. MKFC Stockholm College • Ten years experience of full End- To - End eLearning™ for sustainable development all over the world • Action Learning supports movements for sustainable changes www.stockholmcollege.se
  5. 5. Our roles in this programme • Tutoring and feed back • Course material • International perspective, e-learning and Social Media expertise www.stockholmcollege.se
  6. 6. Collaboration in the programme • LMS Platform • Skype • Mobiles • Net Communities • Teacher discussion at GIJ www.stockholmcollege.se
  7. 7. Ghana Institute of Journalism • The Ghana Institute of Journalism – Established 1959 – Population of 600 – Diploma & BA in Journalism – Major course: Mass Communication, Journalism & Public Relations
  8. 8. Aims of Project To train lecturers at the Ghana Institute of Journalism in developing curriculum and content for e-learning in journalism Three philosophical reasons: • Threat of obsolesce • Principle of Inclusiveness • Financial & Monetary Aspect
  9. 9. IMPLEMENTATION - Ten lecturers drawn from each department - Entirely On-Line LMS Platform - Facilitators & Technical system administrators MKFC Stockholm College - 4 Months Pilot (September - December 2008) - 4-5 Unit Courses
  10. 10. OUTLINE OF COURSE BROAD THEME: SOCIAL MEDIA & JOURNALISM UNIT 1: ICT IN EDUCATION UNIT 2: INTRO TO NEW MEDIA UNIT 3: ICT IN EDUCATION AFRICA & EUROPEAN PERSPECTIVES UNIT 4: MOBILE TECNOLOGY IN JOURNALISM E-LEARNING
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  12. 12. Student blog examples •http://obbu.blogspot.com/ •http://romeoeffah.blogspot.com/ •http://judithanum-bookworm.blogspot.com/ •http://www.dasolma.blogspot.com/ •Please kindly visit and comment these blogs
  13. 13. Challenges - Cultural & Pedagogical Mindset - Technical & Infrastructural - Time & Prioritizing - IT Competency
  14. 14. Ghana Institute of Journalism & MKFC Stockholm College Thank You! Kodwo Jonas Anson Boateng, Co-ordinator GIJ/MKFC On-line Content Development Project & Kalle Hedlund, eLearning Developer MKFC Stockholm College

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