University of Iowa Summer Journalism Workshops for Teachers – Iowa City, Iowa

University of Iowa Summer Journalism Workshops for Teachers – Iowa City, Iowa

Where: University of Iowa – Iowa City, Iowa
When: June 18-22, 2012
Contact: David Schwartz, workshops director

  • phone: 319-335-3318
  • email:

Digital Media Courses:

“Digital Media Production for High School Journalism Advisers.” Taught by Aaron Manfull, Francis Howell North adviser and 2011 Dow Jones News Fund National High School Journalism Teacher of the Year.

Open to any adult of legal age.


Content management systems. Photos. Slideshows. Videos. Visual communication. Podcasts. Polls. News feeds. Hyperlinks. Alternative advertising. Discussion boards. Reader feedback. Catalogued information. Sortable lists. Non-traditional stories.

Using lessons expressly designed for high school curriculum, learn to navigate the world of online journalism by bringing your publication online and maximizing your opportunities.

Learn the techniques of modern and forward-thinking journalism by teaching your students true journalism as it is practiced today – without sacrificing journalism’s basic tenets: ethics, social responsibility and accuracy.”

Aaron Manfull

Aaron is in his 26th year of advising student media. He is currently the Director of Student Media at Francis Howell North High School in St. Charles, Missouri. He is the Journalism Education Association Digital Media Chair and co-Director of Media Now. He is the 2023 JEA Teacher Inspiration Award Winner and is a former Dow Jones News Fund National Journalism Teacher of the Year. He is one of the authors of the textbook "Student Journalism and Media Literacy." You can find him on X and Instagram @manfull. He's a proud father. A transplanted Iowan. And an avid Hawkeye Fan.

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