WBOI Presents: In Session

Wednesdays at 7:00pm and Saturdays at 7:00am on 89.1 WBOI

WBOI Presents: In Session is a new series where we’ll hear from teachers, educators, and experts on all sorts of topics, sharing their lessons in the WBOI studios. As part of our commitment to lifelong learning, In Session gives us an opportunity to partner with those who have something to teach us.

Rebecca Green

On this episode of WBOI Presents: In Session, we are joined by our own Rebecca Green from the desk right next to mine. Our conversation focused on the topic of journalism. What constants have remained even as media has changed so much in recent years? What should anyone looking to become a journalist know going into the field? How important is local news for today's news consumers? A regular conversation with Rebecca, but this time we recorded it. Thank you for listening.

Martin Fisher

On this episode of WBOI Presents: In Session, we are joined by Martin Fisher from Science Central. Our conversation focused on astronomy. What were some of the biggest stories from the cosmos in 2018? What do we expect to learn about outer space in the coming year? How does NASA partner with private agencies and do we play nice with space programs from other countries? WBOI Presents: In Session goes interstellar. Thank you for listening.

Andy Downs

On this episode of WBOI Presents: In Session, we are joined by Andy Downs from Purdue Fort Wayne. Our conversation focused on the topic of political science. How do we select candidates for office? How does a caucus work? How have voting machines changed through the decades and is our voting technology secure? We will dive into all of those topics. Thank you for listening.

Kristin Miller

 

On this episode of WBOI Presents: In Session, we are joined by Kristin Miller from the University of Saint Francis. Our conversation focused on the topic of media literacy. Where did this podcast come from? Who is responsible for the media we consume? What reaction are they trying to get from us or how are they trying to make us feel? We'll dive into media consumption, including but not limited to the news you hear and the podcasts you find on wboi.org. Thank you for listening.

Kim Bowers

On this episode of WBOI Presents: In Session, we are joined by Kim Bowers from the University of Saint Francis. Our conversation focused on the topic of literature. Reading requires time, and many of us struggle to stop and find the space needed to open our hearts to what is on the pages. Thank you for listening and afterwards you can even pick up a good book.

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