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Adam M. Maksl Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Journalism & Media
Coordinator of Journalism Program
Director of Student Media (Horizon, Horizon Radio)

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

Biography

Adam Maksl teaches journalism and advises the student news organization and Internet radio station at Indiana University Southeast. He has also taught college journalism at the University of Missouri and Ball State University.

Maksl’s work – in teaching, research and service – focuses primarily on youth media and media literacy. A former youth journalist himself, he regularly speaks to student journalists and their advisers. Most recently, he has taught for as well as directed programs designed to help high school publications use multimedia storytelling tools to better report on their communities and engage readers.

Maksl’s research has been published in journalism and journalism education journals. He is currently serving as research chair of the Scholastic Journalism Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

Maksl worked briefly as a high school journalism teacher, and for four years he was assistant director of Ball State’s Journalism Workshops office, where he ran outreach programs and did some PR/marketing for the BSU journalism department.

Professional Interests

Teaching

Communication law and ethics Journalism as a social institution Social media and reader engagement

Research

Scholastic journalism and journalism education at the high school and college levels. In particular, my research in this area focuses on freedom of expression for the school press. News literacy. My research in this area focuses on understanding how youth and young adults develop knowledge of media industries and motivations for news consumption.

Campus Events

Mental Health Screenings

Mental Health Screenings

September 24th, 2018

11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Annual School of Business Golf Scramble

Annual School of Business Golf Scramble

September 28th, 2018

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention

Out of the Darkness Walk for Suicide Prevention

September 29th, 2018

9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Intramural Softball Registration Deadline

Intramural Softball Registration Deadline

October 3rd, 2018

5:00 PM - 5:01 PM

Common Experience Film Night: The True Cost

Common Experience Film Night: The True Cost

October 3rd, 2018

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Part-Time Job Fair

Part-Time Job Fair

October 4th, 2018

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

Major and Career Exploration Workshop

Major and Career Exploration Workshop

October 4th, 2018

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Graduate Business Information Session

Graduate Business Information Session

October 4th, 2018

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

Women's Self-Defense Class

Women's Self-Defense Class

October 4th, 2018

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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