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Friday, June 7 • 12:30pm - 1:30pm
Show and Share - My Best Assignments (part one) LIMITED

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We are inviting six participants to tell us about the BEST assignment they have created for their class(s).
We want to know:
All about the assignment
The rubric they use to evaluate the students
The barriers that had to be overcome
A sample of the results

#1 Diana Dawson, Director- Moody Writing Support Program-Office of Undergraduate Education,
The University of Texas at Austin -- the phone-a-friend assignment I give our beginning reporting students to get them over their fear of speaking on the phone.

#2 Ashton Marra, University of West Virginia: 100 days in Appalachia, a student project that produces such remarkable results that many students land jobs based on the work they do in this class.

#3 Margie Raper- Dallas, Tx (President Texas Association of Journalism Educators) How my students pitch stories (It involves pre-reporting, an elevator pitch and a Twitter pitch.)

Friday June 7, 2019 12:30pm - 1:30pm EDT
The Dining Room