Janelle Ward PhD
I currently teach graduate level courses at Erasmus University Rotterdam’s Department of Media and Communication. These include a seminar entitled New Media and Politics, and another called Research Design. I also supervise MA-level thesis projects and advise the Media, Culture and Society MA students via a course called the MA Thesis Class.
From 2008-2011, I taught a wide variety of courses in the Department of Media and Communication at Erasmus University Rotterdam. Most were MA-level courses or were part of the IBCoM program (International Bachelor in Communication and Media):
- Communication Technologies and their Impacts
- Qualitative Methods in Media and Communication
- Methods of Research
- Research Design
- New Media and International Business
- MA Thesis Class
- New Media and Politics
- Cultural Influences on Communication
From 2004-2008 I taught at the International School for Humanities and Social Sciences (ISHSS, now the Graduate School of Social Sciences) at the University of Amsterdam. These courses included Communication & Society, a general communication theory course for undergraduate students and MA-prep students; Introduction to Research Methodology, an intensive summer course for newly-accepted MA students; and New Media, Politics, and Youth, an undergraduate seminar that followed my PhD research interests. In the fall of 2008 I also created and taught a course entitled The Media and the 2008 U.S. Presidential Election Campaign.