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Tuesday, April 14 • 12:15pm - 1:30pm
BEA Ignite!

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BEA Ignite shares the best enterprise ideas for the classroom. Presenters will have 5 minutes, and 20 slides, to share their top teaching tipping points. Following the traditional IGNITE format, attendees should come prepared to take home these passionate teaching ideas. The ELEVEN best IGNITE ideas have been peer reviewed, and are ready to make their presentations live during this BEA2015 session.
Moderator:  B. William Silcock, Cronkite School/Arizona State University
Creative Producer: Michael Bruce, University of Alabama
Respondent: Deborah Wilson David, University of Lincoln

Chris Bacon, University of Kansas; Bringing the Classroom to the Newsroom
This presentation explains how programs can integrate some classes with their student television station.  Instead of classes operating on an island, students can receive more hands-on experience doing work for the TV station as part of their homework. 

Rebecca Taylor, Siena College; Pitch Perfect
Students can learn tools to pitch stories effectively in a newsroom setting.  Faculty can net ideas for group projects to enhance students' pitching ability through group classroom exercises.

William R. Davie, University of Louisiana, Lafayette; The Paradigm Shift from Teaching Directed to Learning-Centered Education
This presentation deals with the connection between the push and pull of professional broadcast projects for broadcast news presentation and audience analysis.

Alan Goldenbach, Utica College; Cutting through the Yik-Yak: Approaching the unknown in social media
Yik-Yak has scared many institutions and communities because of its anonymity. It's a great device, though, for teaching journalism's fundamentals.

Chandra Clark; University of Alabama; Reporting & Teasing Using Instagram and Vine
For the past two semesters, I have experimented with teaching my students to use the apps Vine and Instagram to shoot short form videos and pictures to tell stories and do teases on their smartphone. This social media experiment has paid off in big ways.

Priyanka Khandelwal, Texas Tech University; Teaching “Culture” and “Marketing Communications” via Smart Phones (Under Grad Level Courses
Teaching “Culture” and “ marketing Communications” via smart phones is an undergraduate course which will help the students to learn and understand the foreign cultures, assess global marketability of ethnic objects.

Keith Corso, Westminster College; The 48 Hour Video Production Assignment
This video production assignment is scalable so that it can be used with beginning or advanced media production students. The timeframe, audience type and production method can be adapted to students skill level.

Candace Egan, California State University, Fresno; Narrative Film Story Development: In-class Creativity Exercise with the Storymatic
This exercise is a fun way to get students thinking about story elements.

Heather Starr Fiedler, Point Park University; Open for Business: Starting a class Etsy shop
Students create great designs in our Typography class, but in order to connect them to the real world and give them a high impact experience we have opened a class Etsy shop to sell the pieces.

Bradley L. Weaver, Westminster College, Pennsylvania; The MMJ News Shift Deadline Project
This project gives advanced TV reporting students rigorous, real world experience in today’s multimedia news shifts pushing the story on social media and on the air. They have 10-hours to live it and learn from it.

Brenda K. Jaskulske; University of North Texas; 3 in 1: Teaching Audio, Single Camera Film-Style, and Multi-Camera Studio Production in One Semester
3 in 1 explores an innovative way to expose and introduce students to the primary areas of media production, audio, single camera film-style and TV multi-camera studio production for multiple distribution formats.


Tuesday April 14, 2015 12:15pm - 1:30pm PDT
Pavilion 9

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