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It's Difficult to Defend the Media in this Day and Age

Many of you know that I teach Mass Media and Communications -- Journalism is encompassed within this broad title -- and have done so now for 11 years. As a person who has read the newspaper for as long as I can remember, I must say that, while it can certainly be a challenge at times to teach this subject, it can also be very rewarding. As an aside, when I first interviewed at GS, I was informed that the person who got the position would have to teach the Journalism classes -- it was said to…

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Added by Jeremy Lenzi on April 18, 2013 at 8:25pm — No Comments

10 Ways to Increase Reading Scores

Has the growth and technology decreased reading scores? Are students reading less? This is a big topic of discussion in many education circles. Everyday students are on computers, Ipads, Kindles and other devices. Students are getting information much faster and they are very enticed by three dimensional images. In spite of all of this technology it is still important to read. Learning to read feeds students brains and it challenges them to grow intellectually and emotionally. Students…

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Added by Dr. Stephen Jones on February 11, 2012 at 6:05pm — No Comments

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