Educators Academy Super Saturday and Pedagogical Poster Session

Hosted by the Educators Academy.

Oct. 19, 2019 8 a.m.–7 p.m. PDT
2019 Educators Academy Super Saturday & Poster Session
San Diego, Calif.

Category: Emerging Trends

What are the latest research and trends in public relations? Learn about what’s “hot” in public relations learning and in the field from both academics and professionals, through panel discussions, research paper presentations and a pedagogical poster session.

Breakfast and reception are included with full registration.

Note: Attendance at this program is limited to Educators Academy members or PRSSA Faculty Advisers.

Program Overview

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Transportation from Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina Hotel to San Diego State University will be provided; details will be available at a later date.

8 a.m.–8:30 a.m.: Breakfast, Registration & Welcome

Location: San Diego State University

8:30 a.m.–Noon: Educators Academy Super Saturday Panels

Location: San Diego State University

Join us for the Super Saturday Panels, featuring panel discussions from both academics and professionals, discussing the latest research and trends in public relations. Topics include pedagogy, research and the public relations industry. Past panels have focused on ethics in the curriculum, best practices relating to social media integration, internships, use of mobile applications in the classroom and online portfolios.

Noon–12:30 p.m.: Break

12:30–2:45 p.m.: Research Presentations

Location: San Diego State University

Peer-reviewed research papers will be presented and discussed in this session.

3– p.m.: Break / Return to Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina Hotel

4:30–5:30 p.m.: Educators Academy Pedagogical Poster Session

Location: Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina Hotel

Best practices in teaching public relations will be presented in teacher-to-teacher and teacher-to-practitioner formats in a pedagogical poster session. What’s “hot” in public relations learning and ways to share ideas for the classroom will be discussed.

5:30–7 p.m.: Educators Academy Awards Ceremony & Reception

Location: Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina Hotel

Hors d’oeuvres and a hosted bar will be available. As part of the reception, the Ferguson Award for support to public relations education will be presented. The winners of the Betsy Ann Plank Graduate Student Research Paper, Top Faculty Research Paper, Top Ethics paper and Top Paper on Diversity and Inclusion will also be recognized.

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Limited sponsorships are available for this event. For more information, download the Sponsorship Kit.

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Participants with the APR credential earn 2.0 APR Maintenance Credits for a one-day course. Learn more about Accreditation maintenance.