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Barbara K Iverson C.V.

Barbara K Iverson C.V.



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Long-time educator. Technophile. Work ing with digital media as a communication andlearning environment since PLATO in the ‘70s. Now doing journalism and tracking thetransformations in mass media wrought by digital communications and Internet. Editor & Publisher of citizen journalism websiteChicaotalks.org (formerlyCreatingCommunityConnections.org. 
 Academic Experience
Tenured faculty member Columbia College Chicago 1994-present
Journalism department. Online publishing, blogging and new media expert follows thebusiness of media in order to anticipate what changes we as educators need to make.Began teaching/producing the first CD-ROM, interactive multimedia and web design courses.at Columbia. Taught also in Education Studies (M.A.T) and Television department.
 Visiting lecturer Dublin Institute of Technology 2006
 As part of the first exchange of faculty between DIT and Columbia College, I spend twoweeks in Dublin at DIT lecturing & working with faculty and students there.http://flickr.com/photos/biverson/sets/72157594331153134/ 
Part-time faculty member Columbia College Chicago 1989-1994
In Academic Computing, which is now Interactive Arts and Media, developed interactivemultimedia courses. Worked with multimedia artists Andrea Polli and Miroslaw Rogala onCD-ROMs, art exhibits, and exploring interactivity in pre-Web, and early days of Web.http://nexus.colum.edu/users/iverson/MCA-1997.mov
Researcher and Lecturer 1980-1989
Research Associate in Institutional Studies & Planning at Northeastern Illinois University and inthe Office of Evaluation Research at UIC. Lectured at UIC and Loyola University.
Teacher 1973-1979
Chicago Public Schools and then teaching mathematics at Van Gorder Walden Alternativeschool in Chicago.
Barbara K. Iverson209 15th StreetWilmette, IL 60091
847 853 8317biverson@colum.edubiverson@gmail.comhttp://currentbuzz.orghttp://chicagotalks.orghttp://2chicksblogging.comWorkshop for deaf bloggers
Barbara K. Iverson
PhD, Public Policy Analysis (Education), University of Illinois Chicago. 1981.M.Ed. Evaluation Research & Program Design, University of Illinois Chicago. 1977.B.A., English/Teaching English in the Secondary School, University. of Illinois Chicago. 1972.
Professional Work, Presentations, Awards & Publications
E-MEDIA TIDBITS A group weblog by the sharpest minds inonline media/  journalism/publishing -- Technology Reporter (part-time)
Write several stories per week on technology and journalism. Contributor since August 2007
Chicago Journalism Townhall
Journalism the Matters at Poynter Institute
 Attended on a fellowship
WeMedia09 Miami
Reporter for Poynter E-Media Tidbits
(researching the global nature of citizen journalism & other related work.) May 2008 -September 2009.
 A consulting and training service I run with Keidra Chaney.http://2chicksblogging.com
Chicagotalks.org (formerly called Creating Community Connections) funded initially by J-Lab Citizen Journalism Grant 2006-2008.
Working with fellow faculty member, Suzanne McBride on the concept, theory, design andday-to-day operation of http://chicagotalks.orga community and citizen journalism newswebsite. Launched in February, 2007. It was my responsibility to choose the platform andoversee design features to fit our budget. Our community news students will publish on thissite.
Media blog (iverson’s)currentbuzz 2002-present
Frequent blogger about media and technology. Active poster on NowPublic.com. You haveto do it to understand, teach and talk about it.http://currentbuzz.org
Barbara K. Iverson209 15th StreetWilmette, IL 60091
847 853 8317biverson@colum.edubiverson@gmail.comhttp://currentbuzz.orghttp://chicagotalks.orghttp://2chicksblogging.comWorkshop for deaf bloggers
Creator& presenter of “Blogs andMore Blogging” Workshops for Librarians
Panelist “Citizen Media: Entrepreneurial ventures plug gaps in local news”
 To be held at Unity Conference, July 2008, Chicago, IL.
Co-organizer, with N. Moro of “The Past, Present and Future of Civic/CitizenJournalism”
 To be held at Civic and Citizen Journalism Interest Group and Columbia College-ChicagoPre-conference workshop AEJMC August 5, 2008
Fellowship to attend ifocos We Media Conference Miami 2008. Feb. 27-28, 2008
Reported on selected conference events. Live blogged sessions and worked as a mobile journalist, posting photos, videos and reporting on conference sessions.http://ifocos.org/2008/ 02/27/print-reincarnated/ http://tinyurl.com/23j3q2
Panel “Citizen Media@SPJ”-- Co-sponsored by J-Lab and AEJMC Oct. 4, 2007
Speaking on J-schools embedding students to cover local communities and publishing theirwork in new online local publications.
Panel “Using Blogs to Create and Strengthen Communities”-- AEJMC Oct. 7, 2007
Community Journalism and Civic and Citizen Journalism Interest Groups panel with AndreaWilkes, Nikhil Moro, Heidi Fedak, and Len Witt.
Organizer Chicago Bloggers 2006
Studying bloggers in their natural habitat was problematic so I started Chicago BloggersMeetup in 200?. Meeting monthly at Columbia, the group provides technical support,networking, and a social network for area bloggers.
http://chicagobloggers.pbwiki.com / 
Presenter and Organizer SPJ Workshops for Working Journalists -- 2005-2007
“Web Productivity and Tech Tools Workout” to be presented in Washington, D.C., October2007. With Amy Gahran.SPJ 1/2 Day Workshop "Workout on the Web: Personal Productivity Training for Journalists."Chicago, 2006. With Len Strazewski and Adrian Holovaty. See materials athttp://tinyurl.com/ 
Barbara K. Iverson209 15th StreetWilmette, IL 60091
847 853 8317biverson@colum.edubiverson@gmail.comhttp://currentbuzz.orghttp://chicagotalks.orghttp://2chicksblogging.comWorkshop for deaf bloggers

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