Conversation: Journalism educators roundtable

  • Event: 2018 CAR Conference
  • Speakers: Mark Horvit of University of Missouri; Mindy McAdams of University of Florida
  • Date/Time: Saturday, Mar. 10 at 4:45pm
  • Location: Halsted
  • Audio file: No audio file available.

If you teach a data course or are thinking about starting one, join us for a conversation about what works best when working with students. Bring examples of what you've tried that's really worked or what you're planning to implement that you're excited about. We hope everyone will leave with new ideas and approaches.


Speaker Bios

  • Mark Horvit is an associate professor at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, where he teaches investigative reporting, and is director of the school’s State Government Reporting Program. He previously served as executive director of Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) and the National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting (NICAR). Horvit worked as a reporter and editor for 20 years before joining IRE.

  • Mindy McAdams is a professor at the University of Florida, where she teaches journalism, code & news apps. She holds the Knight Chair in Journalism Technologies and the Democratic Process. She has trained hundreds of journalists in digital skills and strategy in 19 countries, including Argentina, the Czech Republic, Laos, Singapore, South Africa & Vietnam. She was a journalist and copy editor at The Washington Post, Time magazine, and other media organizations. @macloo

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