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Sunday, April 6 • 9:00am - 10:15am
Sports Journalism and Production: Models for Providing Sports Focused Experiential Learning

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Students interested in producing and covering sports have been a strong subset of students in mass communication and journalism programs. Faculty have developed strategies to provide experiential opportunities for sports-minded students in their programs. Immersion approaches within the classroom, co-curricular partnerships inside the university and partnerships with external sports organizations have all been successful. The panel will discuss the sports initiatives that provide experiential learning for students at their institutions.
Moderator: Ken Creech, Professor, Butler University
Panelists: Christine Taylor, Butler University; Sports Initiatives Within the College of Communication and Through External Partnerships in Indianapolis
Suzy Smith, Ball State University, Immersion initiatives Which Allow Students to cover events like Spring Training and the Olympics as part of their class experience
Dennis Kirkpatrick, University of Arkansas, Experiences with Students and Razorvision Academy

Sunday April 6, 2014 9:00am - 10:15am
Pavilion 3

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