Professor Geoffrey Campbell attended the Dow Jones News Fund Multimedia Training Academy in June at the University of Texas at El Paso with 12 communication professors chosen from across the nation.
The conference teaches multimedia and editing skills for online storytelling journalism professors teaching at Hispanic-serving institutions, according to the academy website.
The media platform is changing, and Campbell said he realizes he must now learn the new methods that are being utilized to better prepare his students for their careers.
“It was eye opening because it gave me empathy for students learning new things, because I was learning all new things too,” Campbell said
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