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Teaching journalism in Dubai.

Lecturer Jerilyn Kamm and Professor Jeremy Lipschultz taught in July at the Dubai Summer Journalism Skills Academy. The two  joined faculty members from Ball State University, San Jose State University and the University of Arizona July 4-18 at the Dubai Men’s College in Academic City.


Ten U.S. journalism professors taught 25 journalism professors from across Afghanistan active learning techniques in journalism classroom instruction. Three professors from UNO’s partner campus Kabul University attended the program. Faculty members from Herat University, Balkh University, Nangarhar University and Shaikh Zayed University also participated.

Kamm taught the group teaching techniques for public relations and graphic design. Lipschultz taught social media. Other faculty offered course materials in basic and advanced journalism, radio and television.

Kamm teaching techniques for public relations and graphic design

Media centers are being constructed at the universities in Afghanistan, and the Dubai Academy is part of a larger effort to support journalism education. UNO is in the midst of a three-year grant funding the partnership with Kabul University.