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Reviews: online booking services for tutors and lecturers

There are many online booking (AKA calender scheduling) services available online. University and college lecturers often use such services when they have to book one-to-one or group tutorials with students. In the past I have used ScheduleOnce for my dissertation and major project students, preferring this over our rather clunky appointment booking system in our […]

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Examples: university news sites

I took a long trawl through the list of journalism undergraduate degrees listed in the Guardian University league tables for journalism looking for a public-facing journalism course news site – the kind of thing that the BJTC seeks to encourage.

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Running a journalism newsday (part 4)

Assessment plays more than a small part in motivation for some students. However, it is important to consider how many newsdays you assess (if any).

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Running a journalism newsday (part 2)

A possible negative of newsdays is the tendency to focus on ‘now’ skills, rather than looking to the future.

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Running a journalism newsday (part 1)

Most university journalism degrees include newsdays or news production workshops where students work individually and in teams to produce a media output of a professional standard. This series of posts aims to discuss the value of newsdays based on my experience running a unit that offers a similar workplace simulation. Part 1: Introduction, learning by […]

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