Grygiel takes first place in AEJMC teaching competition

By Wendy S. Loughlin

May 4, 2016

Jennifer Grygiel, assistant professor of communications in the Newhouse School at Syracuse University, took first place in the Best Practices in Ethics in an Emerging Media Environment teaching competition, sponsored by the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) Elected Committee on Teaching.

The annual competition, now in its 11th year, seeks to honor innovative teaching ideas. The theme of this year’s competition focused on innovative learning techniques and systems used to teach ethics in an ever-changing media world.

Grygiel won for her entry, “Social Media and Social Change: A Lesson in Biased Product Development and Collective Action.” She will present at the AEJMC annual conference in Minneapolis August 4.