Tag: Linda Austin
Where are they now: RJI fellow teaching journalists one text at a time
Kat Duncan spoke with journalism educator Linda Austin about how her 2017-18 Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) Fellowship led to her building text-based microlearning courses for journalists and communities.
Free micro-course by RJI Fellow: Learn to write news for mobile audiences in five-minute lessons
A free mobile-microlearning course — The 5 C’s of Writing News for Mobile Audiences — has launched on a mobile learning app, EdApp. Think Babbel or Duolingo for digital journalism. I created the course as part of my nonresidential Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute fellowship in 2017-18. Thirty-five journalists tested the course, and all said … Continued
Entrepreneurship and Media of the Future winner creates online learning platform for journalists
A University of Missouri student team, who came up with the idea to teach different journalistic skills through an online subscription-based learning platform, won the 11th annual Entrepreneurship and Media of the Future Symposium competition.
RJI 2019: Strengthening journalism, connecting with citizens, preserving content and exploring tech
As another year ends, the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute reflects on some of its accomplishments and lessons learned with a mission of helping journalism survive and thrive.
Mobile microlearning works! Sample the first course in digital journalism delivered to your phone
Almost two years ago, Linda Austin asked for your help in identifying your training needs in digital journalism. Now, the results are back from that first course in digital journalism delivered via mobile microlearning.
Survey: Journalists’ most urgent training needs are mobile, data and video
Respondents say they’d try bite-size lessons on their phone to learn digital skills.
Class is in session: Join me to create mobile learning in digital skills for journalists
Second in a series introducing our 2017-2018 RJI Fellows and their projects.
Reynolds Journalism Institute announces 2017-2018 class of fellows
The Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute has selected six fellowship projects for 2017-2018 that will focus on filter bubbles, bite-size training and business-side analytics. “If you were looking for one word to describe this class, I’d suggest ‘practical,’” said Executive Director Randy Picht. “These projects are built to have an impact from the minute they’re … Continued