UMD Offers A Day of Teacher Training


Please join us for a day of training at UMD’s Philip Merrill College of Journalism in College Park on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. The cost is $25, which will help to defray costs of the training day. Lunch will be provided.

The schedule:

* A welcome from the college, and donuts and coffee, 9 – 9:30 a.m. – Gene Roberts Room, 3rd floor, Knight Hall.

* A morning mobile apps session, with a focus on collecting, editing and uploading video and photos with smart phones. Students will practice creating a video story using the app Videolicious. 9:30 a.m. to noon, Gene Roberts Room, Knight Hall. Session instructor: Ronald Yaros, associate professor of mobile and multiplatform journalism at UMD.

* A lunch Q&A session on participants’ high school news Web sites  (12:15 to 1:30 p.m. – Gene Roberts Room.) Session instructor: Mark W. Smith, a mobile editor at The Washington Post, a former social media manager at USA Today, and a former assistant editor of digital media at the Detroit Free Press.

* An afternoon graphics session: creating print and interactive digital graphics with free tools (1:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. – Room 2103.) Session instructor: Sean Mussenden, UMD’s Capital News Service digital director.

To register: Fill out the form below and email or mail: to Chris Harvey, Knight Hall, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742. Email: . If you mail the form, you may enclose a check for $25 made out to University of Maryland, or you may bring it with you Sept. 24. Registration deadline: Sept. 23. We can accommodate up to 18 participants.

______ ___________ __________ __________ ________ _________ _________ ________

Sign me up for the day of teacher training at UMD on Sept. 24!

Name: _________________________________________________________________________

High school: __________________________________________________________________

High school newspaper URL: _______________________________________________

I teach: ________________________________________________________________________

My email address: _________________________; Mobile phone: ________________

Check or circle one: ____ Check is enclosed;   ____ I will bring a check.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *