This book provides academic reformers with a blueprint for tackling the upheaval facing media education. It calls for a new professionalism that rejects the status quo, reflects the mission and diversity of individual programs, and demands a redefinition of both traditional media studies and the liberal arts.
Table of Contents
Contents: Part I:The Foundation for Reform. The New Liberal Arts. Media Education and Technology. The New Professionalism and the University: A Blueprint for Renewal. The New Professionalism and the Media Practitioners: A Blueprint for Reconstruction. Part II:Building for Reform. Frameworks for the Enriched Major. Building Toward the New Professionalism. Teachers and Students on the Front Line of Reform. Accountability and Accreditation.
Robert O. Blanchard and William G. Christ