Spring 2013 office hours
- Monday – 1-4 p.m.
- Tuesday/Thursday 9-11 a.m.
Classes I teach (or have taught)
- Web Page Design | Blog | Facebook page | Facebook group
- Intro to Visual Communication
- Multimedia lab
- Social Media Strategies | Website/Blog | Facebook page | Facebook group
- Multimedia Journalism | Class website
- Entrepreneurial Journalism
See also: Workshops
Service and scholarly activity
Ongoing: I write a column every two months for the Des Moines Register on social media.
March 29, 2013 – Presented lunch and learn to Drake Faculty about using social media in the classroom
March 7, 2013 – Led an SEO workshop at Strategic America in West Des Moines.
March 1, 2013 – Wrote Des Moines Register article on Golden Rules of Social Media
January 2013 – Attended multimedia storytelling training at Knight Digital Media Center
July 2013 – Taught journalism sequence at Business Horizons high school camp in Pella, Iowa.
June 2012 – Taught design sequence at MediaNowSTL high school journalism camp.
January 2012 – Redesigned the website for Andrews Auld Heating and Cooling
January 11, 2012 – Spoke to IABC Iowa about writing for the web and mobile journalism.
April 2012 – Judged website design category for Journalism Educators of Metropolitan Kansas City high school journalism contest
February 2012 – Spoke at Iowa Newspaper Association Convention about Writing for the Web
Nov. 17, 2011 – Presented to National Communication Association Convention on the topic: Voices For and of The People: New Media, Journalism, and the Iowa Caucuses
November 2011 – Presented to patch.com Iowa editors about social media
August 2011 – Taught weeklong adviser workshop on design at University of Iowa
June 2011 – Taught design sequence at MediaNowSTL high school journalism camp.
August 2010 – Spoke to the Iowa High School Press Association about Social Media, the future of media and your role
October 2010 – Led an Iowa Newspaper Foundation webinar on Improving your website to increase traffic
October 2010 – Redesigned website for Drake Neighborhood Association
November 2010 – Presented as part of a Mofuse Jump Into Mobile webinar