Technological Issues in Broadcast Education

Technological Issues in Broadcast Education : Critical Challenges

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The broadcasting industry's ongoing transition to digital technology raises significant questions for higher education, ones relating to appropriate curriculum design, the teacher/student relationship, legal issues, media convergence, and funding. This new collection of essays offers guidance to faculty, administrators, and scholars alike, offering innovative ideas on ways in which programs can excel in each area. In so doing, Technological Issues in Broadcast Education illuminates the educational settings that have been created and enhanced by the emergence of new broadcast-related technologies as well as the impact of these technologies on the missions of broadcasting programs. Subjects covered in the volume include the digital revolution, curriculum revisions, online learning, gender considerations, learning beyond the classroom, and international models of broadcasting curricula. At the same time that emphasis is placed on the challenges posed by new technologies, careful attention is given to the importance of educators' continuing to emphasize the traditional academic skills of writing, interpersonal communication, and analysis.
In this way, editors Jerry Donnelly and Joseph R. Blaney offer offers a unique roadmap to educators charged with shaping broadcasting programs in light of new technology.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 240 pages
  • 155.45 x 241.81 x 22.61mm | 489.88g
  • Praeger Publishers Inc
  • Westport, United States
  • English
  • New
  • 0275975215
  • 9780275975210

Table of contents

Introduction New Radio-Tv Technologies and "The Digital Perception" by W. A. Kelly Huff Old and New: Teaching Skills in the Digital Age: A Layperson's Guide by Matt Jenkins Using Student Fees for Equipment Maintenance and Replacement: The University of North Texas Experience by Steve Craig Teaching Electronic Media: How Much to Change? by Jerry Condra Technology and Collaboration: Interdisciplinary Programs by Jerry Donnelly Bridging Academic and Professional-Cultural Barriers in a Multimedia Reporting Class by Rick Musser and Doug Sudhoff The Changing of Teaching-Learning Relationships in the Classroom: Exploring the Transition to Teaching Digital Technologies by Joyce Chen Outcome Differences in Modular and Traditional Instruction of Broadcast Production by Joseph R. Blaney, Gerard Donnelly, and Matt Rouch Legal Issues and Digital Technology in Broadcast Education by Dom Caristi Examining Race and Gender in Student Use and Evaluation of New Technologies by Mark Braun and Rebecca Lind Analog to Digital Conversion Considerations by Bruce Mims Learning Beyond the Classroom: Student Stations, Internships, and Distance Education by Kevin C. Lee Characteristics of Broadcasting Curricula: Perspectives from Three Continents by Seok G. Kang and Jong Kang For Further Reading Index About the Editors and the Contributors
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Review quote

"In this collection of essays, some of the top broadcast educators in the country offer diverse thoughts on how technology is impacting broadcast education at the beginning of the 21st century. The contributors describe how their institutions have met the challenge to keep pace with the media industry's transition from analog to digital technology and dealt with the impact of the new technologies on their respective programs....This is an authorative work and required reading for broadcast educators."-Education Libraries ?In this collection of essays, some of the top broadcast educators in the country offer diverse thoughts on how technology is impacting broadcast education at the beginning of the 21st century. The contributors describe how their institutions have met the challenge to keep pace with the media industry's transition from analog to digital technology and dealt with the impact of the new technologies on their respective programs....This is an authorative work and required reading for broadcast educators.?-Education Libraries
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About Gerard Donnelly

GERARD DONNELLY is Associate Professor of Mass Communication, Northwest Missouri State University. He has been a radio station manager, broadcast administrator, and News Director in addition to his writing for scholarly journals.



JOSEPH R. BLANEY is Assistant Professor of Communication at Illinois State University, Normal. Among his previous published volumes are The Clinton scandals and the Politics of Image Restoration (Praeger, 2001, with W. L. Benoit) and Campaign '96: A Functional Analysis of Acclaiming, Attacking, and Defending (Praeger, 1998, with W. L. Benit and P. M. Pier).
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