CONTACT: MARY GERAGHTY KENYON
100 Old Public Library
Iowa City IA 52242
(319) 384-0011; fax (319) 384-0024
Release: May 8, 2001
UI to host summer journalism workshops for high school teachers
IOWA CITY, Iowa -- The University of Iowa School of Journalism and Mass
Communication will host its 49th annual summer journalism workshops for high
school teachers in June and July.
Teachers can choose from among nine workshops offered between June 11 and
July 28 on such topics as PhotoShop, yearbook advising, photojournalism, web
page design basics, newspaper advising, teaching of journalistic writing and
reporting, and reaching out to minority students.
Each workshop carries two semester hours of graduate credit, with the exception
of the workshop on reaching out to minority students, which carries one hour.
A maximum of eight hours may be taken.
Tuition is $412 for all workshops except "Reaching Out to Minority
Students," which costs $206. Space is limited in many of the workshops,
so teachers are encouraged to register soon. Housing is available for all
For more information, contact the UI Summer Journalism Workshops office
at (319) 335-5833 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.