The Scholastic Journalism Division of AEJMC is accepting submissions of research papers for the 2009 conference in Boston.
Submission deadline is April 1, 2009. Those papers selected by peer review will be presented during the annual AEJMC conference in August. Faculty and student papers that involve any area of mass communication research applied to student journalism and expression, both scholastic and collegiate, as well as journalism education, will be considered.
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Nominations are now being accepted for the 2009 Robert P. Knight Multicultural Recruitment Award. The Award
is presented to any individual or media organization that has made significant contributions to promoting diversity
in scholastic media programs.
The award is named for Robert P. Knight, a professor in the University of Missouri School of Journalism who served as director of the Missouri Interscholastic Press Association from 1965 to 1992. Knight received the award in 1990.
Members of the AEJMC Scholastic Journalism Division are encouraged to nominate a deserving member for the Journalism Educator-of-the-Year Awards.
This award, given annually during the association’s summer convention, recognizes a deserving division member for his/her outstanding performance in the college/university classroom and in scholastic journalism workshops and conferences.
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Innovative Outreach to Scholastic Journalism
Sponsored by the Scholastic Journalism Division
The AEJMC Scholastic Journalism Division is calling for papers describing an innovative program offered by a college or university that is targeted to high school, middle school or elementary school students or teachers.
The top three papers will be presented at a panel session at the AEJMC convention each year. Each presenter will receive an award plaque.
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