Science Journalism Educator Summit - 2nd Edition
The Science Journalism Educator Summit (SJE) is dedicated to improving and shaping science journalism education. The second edition, SJE 2, will take place online. Science journalism educators, journalists, students or interested others are welcome to register.
11am - noon: Opening keynote: "Defending Science Journalism’s Unlikely Golden Age" by Erika Check Hayden (University of California, Santa Cruz) and Thomas Hayden (Stanford University)
The duo will discuss what they believe are three key opportunities for science journalism educators and programs to support and enhance the quality and relevance of science journalism in the coming decade.
Noon - 1pm: Science journalism education panel led by Jean-Marc Fleury (Université Laval, World Federation of Science Journalists)
What should be involved in science journalism curriculum? What new teaching methods should be used? How do we popularize science?
1pm - 2pm: Closing keynote by Bob McDonald (CBC)
Host of CBC Radio’s award-winning science program Quirks & Quarks, McDonald will detail his journey to becoming a science reporter, and why this type of journalism is necessary. For more than 30 years, he has been communicating science through print, television and radio. The event will end with an open debrief session, where audience members and speakers can interact with each other on the online platform.
More information about the conference and to register: https://www.sjesummit.com/events/science-journalism-educator-summit-virtual-edition
Once registered, you will receive the link to the virtual conference by email closer to the event date.