BEA Festival of Media Arts Winners Announced

Congratulations to this year’s winners, and a special thank you to all the Festival chairs and judges who reviewed and rated entries in this year’s competition from 174 different colleges and universities.

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GRADUATE STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP

We recognize that spring is the season for finishing theses and dissertations. We also know that great student research projects are completed after our fall paper deadlines and before the spring convention.  We invite graduate students to submit their work for this competitive Grand Plans and Great Expectations digital poster session at BEA2017.  The range of perspectives and methodologies is wide open.  Quality counts, creativity is welcome and significant effort is expected.

Deadline: Feb. 15
In this issue of JoME you will find our authors reflecting on teaching well; how that might be defined, various ways of thinking about it, applications for delivery, and participatory learning. In short, we once again find practical insights across a broad spectrum of media education content.
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2017 BEA Festival of Media Arts Winners are Announced

Seventeen faculty and student works have been chosen to receive the BEA Best of Festival King Foundation Awards – the top awards given during BEA’s Festival of Media Arts, a competitive festival open to BEA faculty and student members. Read More…

President’s Corner February 2017 — Special Call: The Presidency and the Media

Since the President swore to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States in January, the press has been met with a series of challenges to its role of keeping the electorate informed. Dozens of journalism-related organizations, including the Broadcast Education Association, have written or signed letters encouraging the administration to respect the role of the free press in our democracy. Read More…

Journal of Media Education - Call for Creative Submissions

The Journal of Media Education announces a call for creative submissions for the October 2017 issue. As part of our commitment to making JoME the premier online publication for media educators, all creative submissions will now be peer-reviewed. The process for consideration is as follows:

Celebrate 8 years of JoME

A new year provides us with the opportunity to set new expectations for ourselves and the obligation to review how we met the expectations we set for the past year.  As educators this cycle of self-reflexive assessment is a good thing.  Throw in the ever-changing technology and the constantly evolving learning patterns of our students and it becomes more than a good thing…it becomes imperative.  And so, in this issue of JoME you will find our authors reflecting on teaching well; how that might be defined, various ways of thinking about it, applications for delivery, and participatory learning. In short, we once again find practical insights across a broad spectrum of media education content.

JoME 8.1 is now available online

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2019 BEA Convention Program Chair nominations

Each year an election is held for the BEA Convention Program Chair for the convention two years hence. All paid “Academic Individual” members of BEA are eligible to be nominated for the position.

Overview of Convention Program Chair duties:

1. To initiate the development of the convention theme in association with the Interest Division Board Representative, the current convention program chair, BEA World Headquarters, the Executive Committee of the Board of Directors and the Division Chairs.

2. To generate a coherent program from panel/session proposals supplied by the divisions.

3. To develop innovative events that enhance the theme utilizing the resources of the industry and academic community, in cooperation with the BEA executive committee.

4. To assure the representation of diversity in terms of people and subject ideas.

5. To administer/manage the details involved in scheduling, preparing, updating, and changing the convention program sessions, in coordination with the NAB convention services department and the BEA World Headquarters.

As you can see the role of BEA Convention Program Chair is critical to the success of the convention and BEA, so we need a self-starting, responsible individual in this position. Moreover, the Convention Program Chair can greatly influence to tone and direction of the convention.

If you are interested in running for Convention Program Chair you must be nominated by an interest division chair who is currently serving or served in the last 2 years. Contact the Interest Division Representative, Micheal McAlexander at
mmcalexander@fullerton.edu for the list of member’s eligible to nominate you.
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