Elon administrators, faculty active at national conference
Elon University was well represented at the national convention of the
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication at Miami Beach
Dean Paul Parsons, an elected member of AEJMC's Standing Committee on Teaching,
presented a workshop to division teaching chairs on concepts and techniques to
enhance the teaching role.
A.J. Fletcher Professor David Copeland, co-editor of Media History Monographs,
participated in two convention panels - one on "Publishing in Academic History
Journals" and the other on the role of religion in the history course titled
"Rethinking Journalism History: The 'R' Factor."
Associate professor Byung Lee presented a research paper in the Communications
Technology and Policy Division titled "Small Dailies' Web Sites: The Current
Status and Strategies in an Economic Slowdown."
Assistant professor Brooke Barnett teamed with Indiana University colleague Amy
Reynolds to present "This Just In: How National TV News Handled the Breaking Live
Coverage of Sept. 11" in the Communication Theory and Methodology Division.
Instructor David Loomis presented "Tale of Two Cities: Connections Between
Community, Corporate Culture and Public Journalism" to the Civic Journalism
Interest Group and also moderated a "Building Zones of Connectivity" teaching
Parsons and Associate Dean Brad Hamm individually visited with 28 faculty members
and Ph.D. candidates who expressed interest in a faculty position at Elon in the