The ADP New York Times Program

January 9, 2018 | Author: Anonymous | Category: Arts & Humanities, Writing, Journalism
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Connecting Students with the Global Community: The ADP New York Times

Program

Sally Kuhlenschmidt, WKU Trisha Boyer, NY Times Nancy Givens, WKU

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Introduction Why? • Engage students civically – – – –

Active learning Case-based learning Critical thinking Cooperative learning

• Acquire resources for your campus

How?  The New York Times Readership Program 2

The New York Times Readership Program • Newspapers for students at a significantly reduced rate. - used for educational purposes.

• Institution can customize the program - For 25 to 10,000 students - Target the entire student population or any segment. • Newspaper locations may vary: - Faculty or student pickup from central point, - Display racks in residence or academic halls - Home delivery or - The electronic edition

• Participating institutions have access to The New York Times complimentary resources. 3

WKU Example • One of largest programs. Fall 2005: – 47 faculty receive for their classes • 23 departments • e.g., Nursing, English, Agriculture, History, P.E., Management

– 3,282 papers delivered weekly on campus

– (75 copies to local high school- free)

• http://www.wku.edu/teaching/media/ 4

Uses/Accountability • Faculty request w/ Activity Plan • Faculty report their uses: – – – – –

Critical Analysis Connection to Real World (Cases) Supplemental Text Application Course Principles Group Work

• http://www.wku.edu/teaching/booklets/ newspaper.html 5

Complimentary Resources • TimesSelect (available Spring 2006) – Access to Op-Ed, Business, Metro and Sports columnists

• Access to The New York Times speakers bureau – WKU: Ozier Mohammed, Photojournalist in Iraq – WKU: Master Teacher, Texas A&M

• Faculty, student and campus newspaper development workshops • Support for campus contests – WKU: Why Students Should/Shouldn’t Vote – WKU: 2 Day Video Contest 6

Complimentary Resources • Discipline-specific teaching guides – Monograph http://www.nytimes.com/ref/college/faculty/coll_mono_index.html

• Sponsorship of regional and local events – WKU: Items for academic conferences

• Connections to local and other national newspapers – WKU: Bought ads in student paper

• Complimentary newspapers provided to partner high schools – WKU: 75 copies to local high school, free to them

• The New York Times College website: www.nytimes/college 7

American Democracy Project • Over 200 campuses – The American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU). – The New York Times partner

• Seeks intellectual & experiential understanding of civic engagement for undergraduates

• Goal: produce graduates – who understand civic engagement and – are committed to engaging in meaningful actions as citizens of a democracy.

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Why the need? Students are not voting.

2000

1996

1992

1988

1984

1980

1976

1972

Presidential Years

80%

25+ turnout 18 – 24 turnout

70% 60% 50% 40% 30% 20% 10% Source: Current Population Survey (CPS), November Supplement, calculated using CIRCLE method.

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ADP Teaching Tools • The New York Times Readership Program • Service Learning • Educational Programs – – – – –

First Year Experience Voting Awareness Student Affairs collaborations Constitution Week And others 10

Role of Teaching Center • Coordinates – American Democracy Project • Funds for student activities & faculty support • Interest in Service Learning

– The New York Times Readership Program • Resources to give to faculty • Encourage Active Learning discussions around the newspapers & civic engagement

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For Further Information Teaching Resources

Program Set Up

Sally Kuhlenschmidt

Trisha Boyer

Western Kentucky University

The New York Times

Director FaCET

[email protected]

[email protected] edu

877-228-7013

Education Manager

270-745-6508

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