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Instructors in environmental journalism often find it useful to share ideas and resources, reading suggestions and examples of student projects.
Resources for teachers
Listserve for SEJ Educators — SEJ operates the SEJ-edu e-mail listserv to serve as a forum for teachers and students to exchange information about teaching and learning environmental journalism. If you're an SEJ member, we welcome your participation. Go here for information on joining the listserv and accessing archives. The listserv is managed by Dave Poulson.
Peer reviewed journals in science and environmental communication
Other professional groups and training resources
Reynolds Institute: a two-week journalism training program for high school teachers, from American Society of News Editors.
UC Santa Barbara: Lectures/video website in honor of Bill Freudenburg, author, educator, science communicator and beloved member of the SEJ community, who died December 28, 2010. It contains 15 videos of Bill Freudenburg, including:
♦ Bill in His Own Words (interview of Bill done in November 2010)
♦ The Legacy of Bill (tributes from colleagues who attended Freudenfest)
♦ Bill's Blowout in the Gulf Lecture (lecture on his latest book, November 2010)
♦ 12 class lectures by Bill, part of his "ENVS 1 Intro to Environmental Studies" course (fall quarter, 2010). Note: Turn your volume up.
Resources for students
Environmental Journalism educational programs:
- Directory of science and environmental communication programs. By Sharon Dunwoody, University of Wisconsin.
- SEJ's compilation of graduate education in environmental journalism, as well as scholarships for journalism education.
Online Communication Degree Programs (includes links to MOOCs and other free programs)
SEJ Emerging Environmental Journalist Award recognizes students with outstanding potential in environmental journalism. And the program offers members the chance to directly advance SEJ’s mission with university and college officials.
Suggestions and questions: David Poulson, SEJ's Board Representative for the Academic Membership