Please join us in recognizing Dr. Cristiane Damasceno’s on her successful dissertation defense.
CRDM candidate Cristiane S. Damasceno successfully defended her dissertation on March 28th, 2017.
Cristiane’s work is titled “Massive Courses Meet Local Communities: An Ethnography of Open Education Learning Circles.”
Her committee is chaired by Dr. Deanna P. Dannels (Communication), and joined by Dr. Nicholas T. Taylor (Communication), Dr. Adriana de Souza e Silva (Communication), and Dr. Paul Fyfe (English).
In February, Melissa Adams won one of the top five papers for the Great Ideas For Teaching (GIFT) teaching presentations and competition. Adams’ submission “Social Media Policy Assignment,” has been accepted for presentation in the Public Relations Division at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Conference
The GIFT (Great Ideas for Teaching) competition was expanded for AEJMC 2017 to include a high-density session for tested, innovative classroom assignments. The top five assignments are featured as briefs in The Journal of Public Relations Education.
Melissa’s assignment “Social Media Policy” was developed for her Com 498 Advanced Topics in Public Relations course offered here at NCSU in Fall 2015. The assignment required students to work with a local nonprofit, small business, or campus organization to create a policy. Several of the client organizations actually implemented their student’s policy. These included student organizations, two nonprofits, and two small businesses (where students were employed).
Students noted in instructor feedback that this assignment was very useful as it gave them an opportunity to develop “real world” experience and a document they could use as both a portfolio piece and a professional writing sample.
The Lawrence and Isabel Barnett Center for Integrated Arts and Enterprise at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio
Stephen Carradini, CRDM Class of 2017, was a respondent on the plenary closing panel “Emerging Voices: Directions for the Field” at the Society for Arts Entrepreneurship Education (SAEE) Second Annual Conference on October 16-17. It was hosted by The Lawrence and Isabel Barnett Center for Integrated Arts and Enterprise at The Ohio State University.
The panelists were asked to write questions for the audience; after an audience member made a statement, the panelist responsible for writing the question was asked to respond. Stephen’s questions revolved around the need for research on active arts entrepreneurs and the types of jobs necessary in the emerging field to facilitate that type of research activity.
In addition to panel presentations, the conference included research presentations, workshops, and arts performances. The conference aims to bring awareness to the national conversation concerning the gap between an education in the arts and arts entrepreneurship.
This was Stephen’s second year on the “Emerging Voices” panel.
Kaustavi Sarkar, PhD Student in Dance at The Ohio State University, performed at the reception.