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Adam M. Maksl Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Journalism & Media
Faculty Fellow, eLearning Design & Innovation, eLearning Design & Services (eDS), Indiana University

Crestview Hall 009
Phone: (812) 941-2892
amaksl@ius.edu

Biography

Adam Maksl is an associate professor of journalism and media at Indiana University Southeast in New Albany, Indiana. He teaches courses focused on digital journalism and researches news and media literacy. He is also the Faculty Fellow for eLearning Design & Innovation within Indiana University’s eLearning Design & Services unit, where he is charged with promoting and supporting innovative teaching and learning, especially in fully online courses, across all Indiana University campuses.

Maksl has served as a Journalism & Media Program Coordinator (2016-2019) and the Director of Student Media (2012-2019) at IU Southeast. Under his leadership of student media, his students won hundreds of awards, including national awards such as the Pacemaker, considered by some to be the Pulitzer Prize of college journalism. He is an award-winning teacher, including honors such as the Teacher of the Year award from the Small Programs Interest Group of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication and the Honor Roll Newspaper Adviser Award from the College Media Association.

Maksl’s research has been published in top-rated journals in his field, including Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly; Journalism & Mass Communication Educator; the Journal of Media Literacy Education; Electronic News; and Cyberpsychology, Behavior & Social Networking. He has co-authored a book focused on news and media literacy, "American Journalism and Fake News: Examining the Facts."

Maksl earned his PhD in journalism from the University of Missouri, an MA in journalism from Ball State University, and a BS in secondary journalism education from Indiana University Bloomington.

 

 

 

Academic Background

  • Doctorate

    • University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA
    • Doctor of Philosophy, Major in Journalism
  • Masters

    • Ball State University, Muncie, IN, USA
    • Master of Arts, Major in Journalism
  • Bachelors

    • Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, US
    • Bachelor of Science in Education, Major in Journalism, Minor in English

Campus Events

Classes begin (3-week session)

Classes begin (3-week session)

November 30th, 2020

All day event

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

Sojourners for Truth…Find Your Village at IUS!

December 1st, 2020

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Spectrum Fall 2020 Meetings

Spectrum Fall 2020 Meetings

December 2nd, 2020

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

CANCELED: Spectrum Fall 2020 Meeting

CANCELED: Spectrum Fall 2020 Meeting

December 2nd, 2020

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

SGA Meeting (Virtual Only)

SGA Meeting (Virtual Only)

December 4th, 2020

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Women’s Basketball vs. Midway University

Women’s Basketball vs. Midway University

December 5th, 2020

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Men’s Basketball vs. Midway University

Men’s Basketball vs. Midway University

December 5th, 2020

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Netflix Watch Party

Netflix Watch Party

December 5th, 2020

7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

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