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Educators Academy Super Saturday and Pedagogical Poster Session

Hosted by the Educators Academy.

This course is not currently available. Email the Sections Department to inquire about future availability of this program.

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.


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

Location: American University

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 Washington Marriott Wardman Park (transportation is on your own)

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

Location: Washington Marriott Wardman Park

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: Washington Marriott Wardman Park

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 directions between the Washington Marriott Wardman Park and American University.


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