A grand welcome at Universitas Padjadjaran, West Java, Indonesia 2015
A grand welcome for Dr. Emmett at Universitas Padjadjaran, West Java, Indonesia, spring 2015

Arielle Emmett has had more than 15 years of experience as a teaching journalist and professor.

In spring 2015, Dr. Emmett developed visual journalism and on-line media curricula as a Fulbright grantee at Universitas Padjadjaran, West Java, Indonesia.  During this period Emmett gave seminars to professional Indonesian photojournalists and advised Telkom University in West Java on a new communications program.

In June, Emmett will direct ieiMedia’s “Hip Hop Meets the Renaissance,” an intensive course in on-line journalism and theatrical performance, in Florence, Italy.

She has taught  undergrad and graduate courses at Drexel University and Temple University in Philadelphia; Philip Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland (as a doctoral student); International College Beijing; and University of Hong Kong Journalism and Media Studies Centre (Visiting Assistant Professor, 2013).  In Hong Kong, Dr. Emmett taught 60 graduate students the foundation course in on-line journalism which involved reporting of West Hong Kong stories using multimedia components of film, audio/video, photography, and text.

Here are summaries of courses taught:

  • Journalism & Society (introductory course, Temple University)
  • Design for Journalists (Temple University)
  • Investigative Journalism; Technical Communication, Business Writing (Drexel University)
  • Speech Presentation (Drexel University)
  • News Writing (Temple University)
  • Mass Media; Race and the Media (University of Maryland)
  • Interactive Storytelling (ieiMedia Armagh, 2006; Urbino 2008)
  • Mass Communication; Technical and Science Writing; Visual Communication; Media Production (International College Beijing/UC Denver)
  • Web Design (HTML 4.0 and CSS, Widener University)
  • Graduate on-line journalism (Journalism & Media Studies Centre, University of Hong Kong)
A Demonstration Shot for the upcoming Chinese edition of “Power Presentations on the Business Stage,” Peking University Press, 2017. Photo by A.J. Lubanao

Dr. Emmett was voted by student poll as one of the top ten professors at Drexel University in 2002 and 2004.  She received extremely high ratings (5.3 or higher out of 6) for her classes at International College Beijing (ICB) in 2011-2012.  Emmett is also an accomplished administrator, launching ICB/UC Denver’s first for-credit communications internship program in 2012.  Eighteen ICB students were
successfully placed in top Beijing print, broadcast, and advertising companies to gain practical experience.

Emmett combines humor, positive feedback, documentary style and creative team play to get the best out of (and for) her students.  She invites you to review recent syllabi and talk to her about her teaching and training experiences.  Contact her at aemmettphd@gmail.com or fill out a ‘Request a Quote’ inquiry.

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Graduate MJ Students at University of Hong Kong ham it up for “Power Presentations” photo shoot.  Photo by A.J. Lubunao, 2013.

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