Student Journalism 2.0 at Open Ed 2010


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Presented at Open Ed 2010 in Barcelona, Spain

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Student Journalism 2.0 at Open Ed 2010

  1. 1. Testing New Models for Participatory Learning in the Digital Age Tom Caswell Open Education Program Manager Washington Board for Community and Technical Colleges Alex Kozak Program Assistant Creative Commons Student Journalism 2.0Student Journalism 2.0
  2. 2. What the?What the? SJ 2.0 was a Creative Commons project Conducted at 2 Silicon Valley High Schools Funded by the 2009 Digital Media and Learning Competition (DML) ◦ DML is administered through HASTAC (Humanities, Arts, Science and Technology Advanced Collaboratory) and funded by The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
  3. 3. QuestionsQuestions 1. What new models of story development and reporting are the students and teachers excited about? 2. What were the barriers (if any) to putting these new ideas into practice? 3. How could one reduce those barriers in a scaled-up implementation of Creative Commons licenses in a classroom?
  4. 4. The GoalThe Goal To encourage journalism students, teachers, and advisers to understand and apply legal and technical means to participate in 21st century journalism.
  5. 5. Recommendations for similarRecommendations for similar implementationsimplementations 1. Identify potential programs and schools 2. Clear legal and institutional challenges 3. Integrate Creative Commons licenses into classroom practices 4. Teach Creative Commons licenses 5. Discuss domain-specific implications of Creative Commons licensing 6. Encourage students to use and remix CC licensed work 7. Encourage students to license their own work under CC 8. Seek new ways to utilize project infrastructure
  6. 6. Thank youThank you Tom Caswell Alex Kozak
  7. 7. Thank youThank you Tom Caswell Alex Kozak