An Interdisciplinary Approach to a Critical Incident Course
Carter, Sue, Kang, Myung-Hyun, Taggart, Ralph, Journalism & Mass Communication Educator
Today's rapid social change, explosion of new technologies, and overwhelming amount of multidisciplinary knowledge have required journalism education to be more flexible and interdisciplinary (Atwater, 1993; Iorio & Williamson, 1995: Rakow, 1993). In an era when disciplinary boundaries are becoming increasingly blurred and knowledge is widely considered to be interdisciplinary, researchers and educators must place greater emphasis on the interconnection of the external world and the need for cooperation among disciplines. Journalism educators should be no exception to this trend. They have to borrow frequently from other disciplines and understand the interconnectedness to achieve …
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Publication information: Article title: An Interdisciplinary Approach to a Critical Incident Course. Contributors: Carter, Sue - Author, Kang, Myung-Hyun - Author, Taggart, Ralph - Author. Journal title: Journalism & Mass Communication Educator. Volume: 54. Issue: 2 Publication date: Summer 1999. Page number: 4+. © Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Winter 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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