[Edprof] Please forward to your students: Study media in Italy, France or Turkey this summer
rkanigel at gmail.com
Mon Nov 1 06:53:29 PDT 2010
Dear Editing Profs,
Please forward this opportunity to your students:
*Study media and work as a reporter in Italy, France or Turkey this summer!*
The Institute for Education in International Media
is pleased to announce its summer media programs for 2011. IeiMedia will
once again take students to *Urbino, Italy,* and *Perpignan, France*; in
addition, a new international reporting program will be offered in *Istanbul,
The 3-credit programs are open to North American college students and recent
graduates. English-speaking students from other countries are welcome to
- *Perpignan, France* (June 23-July 23, 2011) Perpignan lies in the
Languedoc region of southwestern France, just a few miles west of the
Mediterranean Sea and 19 miles north of the Spanish border, within sight of
the Pyrenees. The city features a charming, pedestrian-friendly historic
quarter; a daily market; numerous summer festivals and lively nightlife.
Many attractions in France and Spain are only a short train ride away.
Students will study various aspects of multimedia storytelling and
produce a multimedia website about the community (see the 2010 project at
http://inperpignan.net). Faculty include top journalism educators and
professionals from leading publications. Students will study French
(Beginning or Intermediate) at the respected
*ALFMED*<http://en.alfmed.com/>language school and report with
are provided in a modern apartment-hotel (two students to a room with
private bath and small kitchenette).
Students will earn 3 transferable units of upper-division undergraduate
credit (JOUR 667 International Reporting) through the San Francisco State
University College of Extended Learning.
- *Urbino, Italy* (June 9-July 7, 2011) This picturesque Renaissance hill
town is the capital of the Marche region, a beautiful but little-touristed
region of Central Italy. Students will have a choice of two programs:
o *Multimedia reporting* – students will study photography, journalistic
blogging, video and reporting) and produce a multimedia website about the
town (see the 2009 project at *http://inurbino.net*).
o *Magazine Publishing* -- students will study magazine writing
and produce an English-language magazine about the region (see the 2010
issue of Urbino Now <http://issuu.com/mdambrosio/docs/urbino_now>). Students
will study “survival” Italian and report with interpreters. Faculty members
include a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter and photographer, as well as
journalism educators from James Madison University and New York University.
Students will live and dine (most meals included) in a newly remodeled
Students will earn 3 transferable journalism credits from the
Greenlee School of Journalism and Communication at Iowa State University or
(for Virginia residents only) through School of Media Arts & Design James
Madison University <http://smad.jmu.edu/urbino.html>.
- *Istanbul, Turkey* (July 14-August 11, 2011) Considered one of the
world’s most beautiful cities, Istanbul is crisscrossed with sumptuous
palaces, mosques and gardens where the sultans played; it’s also an
energetic modern where people from around the world still come to make their
fortunes. You can explore easily by public transportation, and on foot.
Students will study international reporting, basic multimedia techniques
and Turkish language and culture. Their stories will be published in
a digital magazine, and considered for inclusion in a book about the city.
Accommodations will be provided in a modern, comfortable university
dormitory. Students will earn 3 transferable units of upper-division
undergraduate credit (JOUR 667 International Reporting) through the San
Francisco State University College of Extended Learning.
All programs are $4,995 plus airfare and include housing, university credit,
orientation, travel insurance and many cultural activities. Transportation
is provided from the airport for students who arrive during the designated
pick-up times. Return transportation to the airport is provided for those
students who return on the final day of the program.
ieiMedia has been taking students abroad to study media for nine years. For
more information, go to the ieiMedia <http://ieimedia.com/> website (
Associate Professor of Journalism
San Francisco State University
rkanigel at gmail.com
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Come to France with me this summer! Find out more at
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