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Educators Academy Super Saturday and Pedagogical Poster Session



Hosted by the Educators Academy.

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Nov. 7, 2015 8 a.m.–6:30 p.m. EST
Educators Academy Super Saturday & Poster Session
Atlanta, Ga.
 

Category: Emerging Trends

What are the latest research and trends in public relations? Learn about what’s “hot” in public relations learning and in the field from both academics and professionals, through panel discussions, research paper presentations and a pedagogical poster session.

Breakfast and reception are included with full registration.

Note: Attendance at this program is limited to Educators Academy members or PRSSA Faculty Advisers.

Program Overview

8 a.m.–1 p.m.: Educators Academy Super Saturday Panels

Location: Georgia State University, 25 Park Place

Join us for the Super Saturday Panels, featuring panel discussions and research presentations from both academics and professionals, discussing the latest research and trends in public relations. Topics may include pedagogy, research and the public relations industry. Past panels have focused on ethics in the curriculum, best practices relating to social media integration, internships, use of mobile applications in the classroom and online portfolios. Peer-reviewed research papers will be presented and discussed in this session.

1–3:30 p.m.: Break

Location: Travel to Atlanta Marriott Marquis (transportation is on your own)

3:30–5 p.m.: Educators Academy Pedagogical Poster Session

Location: Atlanta Marriott Marquis

Best practices in teaching public relations will be presented in teacher-to-teacher and teacher-to-practitioner formats in a pedagogical poster session. What’s “hot” in public relations learning and ways to share ideas for the classroom will be discussed.

5 p.m.–6:30 p.m.: Educators Academy Awards Ceremony & Reception

Location: Atlanta Marriott Marquis

Network and connect at the Educators Academy Awards Ceremony & Reception. Hors d’oeuvres and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided, and a cash bar will be available. As part of the reception, the Ferguson Award for support to public relations education will be presented. The winners of the Betsy Ann Plank Graduate Student research paper and top Faculty research paper will be recognized.

Click the “Details about this date” link above for walking directions between Georgia State University and Atlanta Marriott Marquis.

Sponsorship Opportunities

For sponsorship inquires, contact PRSA Educators Academy Section Executive committee member Michele E. Ewing, APR, Fellow PRSA, associate professor/public relations sequence coordinator/PRSSA faculty adviser, Kent School of Journalism and Mass Communication, Kent State University at meewing@kent.edu  or (330) 672-4288 or Richard Spector, director, corporate development and industry partnerships, at richard.spector@prsa.org or (212) 460-0301.

 


 
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