Columbia Scholastic Press Association
Phone: (212) 854-9400
CSPA is affiliated with the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University in the City of New York.
Summer Journalism Workshop - Class Description
Digital Bootcamp: How to Launch and Lead an Online Journalism ClassEnrollment is limited to the first fully paid 20 participants for this class.
This class is for advisers and students
Every journalism adviser and student editor starts at a different place. Some have experience overseeing print publication staffs and need to know how to add or switch to an online platform. Some have dipped their toes into online journalism and want to take publications to the next level. Others don't know where and how to begin.
No matter where you are in your understanding of digital journalism, this week-long summer workshop will provide you with valuable hands-on practice to take back to your school in the fall.
The course incorporates lectures, activities and conversations for advisers and student editors to provide immediate experience producing and publishing quality digital content by the week's end.
This intensive week will teach participants:
Who Should Attend?
What past participants are saying:
is the journalism adviser of The Foothill Dragon Press, the online news site at Foothill Technology High School in Ventura, CA. She started the journalism class in 2009 at Foothill as a lunch club and this year teaches 42 staff members in a single period. In 2012 she joined the board of CSPAA as first vice president and was named a Special Recognition Adviser by the Dow Jones News Fund.
The Foothill Dragon Press (www.foothilldragonpress.org)
has been honored at the national level with CSPA's Gold Crown as well
as NSPA's All-American rating and the NSPA Online Pacemaker. She is a
2009 ASNE Fellow.
CSPA is an international student press association, founded in 1925, whose goal is to unite student journalists and faculty advisers at schools and colleges through educational conferences, idea exchanges, textbooks, critiques and award programs.