Affiliation: Journalism and Communication Education Research TWG
Venue: Tilburg, The Netherlands
Date: May 18 - May 19, 2017
Call for papers: www.trialanderror.fhj.nl
In order to prepare media students for an increasingly interdisciplinary and innovating professional field, media educators have to reinvent or at least reset themselves. From teaching ‘how the world is’, to training ‘how to relate to a constantly changing world’. Not only do media educators need to keep up with ongoing innovation, they need to contribute to innovation as well as foster their professional legitimacy. Just as innovation, so is media education in the 21st century a process of trial and error. The inevitable question ‘How do we do this?’ is addressed at the 3rd conference of the ECREA working group Journalism and Communication Education Research, which will take place in The Netherlands at the School of Journalism in Tilburg, Fontys University of Applied Sciences. The event will take place at the post-industrial railway area in the centre of the city, hosting all kinds of start-up initiatives and future venue of the School of Journalism. The programme will cover key-notes, exhibitions, round-tables, workshops and presentations.