Asian College of Journalism congratulates its faculty, Devdas Rajaram, Assistant Professor who teaches multimedia, social media and mobile journalism in the New Media stream on being conferred with the Innovative Educator in Journalism award by MediaShift.
In its announcement Media Shift said “After receiving numerous nominations from our audience and voting as a Media Shift staff, EducationShift is thrilled to honor the inaugural EducationShift20 with a list that includes journalism faculty at college and high school levels, as well as educators affiliated with various organizations.”
One of the 20 award winners, Rajaram has been described as “a pioneer of new media studies in Indian journalism education” by his nominators.
Rajaram was “lauded with comments that show he has fully embraced emerging technologies.” He has been credited with “constantly creating fresh avenues for new media students by changing his curriculum each term to provide the most up-to-date digital journalism experience.”
Launched in 2006, MediaShift says it has become the premier destination for insight and analysis at the intersection of media and technology. The MediaShift network includes the sites MediaShift, EducationShift and MetricShift, as well as workshops and weekend hackathons, email newsletters, a weekly podcast and a series of DigitalEd online trainings.
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