Academic journal article Global Media Journal

Guest Editors' Note

Academic journal article Global Media Journal

Guest Editors' Note

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The focus of the Fall 2013 issue of the Global Media Journal-American Edition is the impact of digital media on the pedagogy of broadcast and other electronic media.

This is a study of the convergence of large studio equipment vs. handheld digital devices and the students who love them. In this issue of Global Media Journal, the editors encouraged submission on the ways digital media is transforming teaching around the globe and the impact on both faculty and students. All methodological approaches and theoretical foundations were considered. There are both invited and juried papers, including papers that deal with the work students and faculty do together.

Norman E. Youngblood discussed how he integrated usability and accessibility into the interactive media and communication curriculum at Auburn University in Alabama.

J. C. Barone showed how Western Connecticut State University adapted to shifts in teaching, learning, and providing live news with mobility & connectivity that allowed students to created successful live election coverage.

David McCoy talked about the digital bridge and how his university is enacting the global impact of the social media course at Kent State University.

Kelly Bruhn and Sandy Henry of Drake University explored the way they are tackling the challenge of mobile in the classroom and how they use boundary-free storytelling to inspire students' professional growth. …

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