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0:12 - The ILC was built with students in mind.

0:15 - It's a real student first kind of building

0:17 - that's focused on their learning, how they learn best.

0:20 - The ILC has 2,000 seats for students.

0:23 - We have five team-based learning rooms

0:25 - that are for collaborative work, with multiple screens

0:27 - and cameras, so many beautiful spaces for students

0:30 - to be together or to hide out in a little nook somewhere.

0:35 - I'm so proud of the Integrative Learning Center and the place

0:37 - of journalism in the center.

0:39 - Journalism is in the digital era.

0:41 - News practices are changing.

0:42 - News culture is changing.

0:43 - The way we think, and read, and learn about the world around us

0:47 - is changing, and we need our students

0:49 - to be learning on the latest digital equipment

0:52 - and digital settings, and so that's what we have here.

0:55 - Again, we're talking short, 25 second stories, guys,

0:57 - so we don't bog down the newscast.

0:59 - This class right now is Broadcast Performance,

1:01 - and basically it teaches us the ins and the outs

1:04 - of performing on camera as well as being able to set up

1:07 - our own newscasts that are real stories that we're

1:10 - reporting on.

1:11 - Nothing's made up.

1:11 - One Dir-- It's a New Direction for Zayn.

1:15 - Little play on words there, huh?

1:17 - It's no longer One Direction.

1:18 - He's going in a new direction.

1:19 - Students learn the job from the ground up.

1:23 - They have to go out and shoot their own stories.

1:25 - They have to edit their own stories

1:26 - and write their stories, and they come here and learn

1:28 - how to put together a newscast.

1:30 - One day they're going to be an anchor,

1:31 - another day they're going to run camera,

1:33 - another they may be a floor director or the producer

1:35 - of a newscast, They'll run audio,

1:37 - they'll do all the different jobs in a studio.

1:40 - So Chris, you'll be on camera two.

1:43 - It's definitely really cool.

1:44 - I mean, when I saw this, I was like, wow.

1:46 - This actually looks like some of the news rooms

1:48 - I've visited for internships.

1:50 - It's a three shot.

1:52 - At the end--

1:53 - Greeley is from the University of Missouri,

1:55 - which is one of the premier broadcast

1:56 - programs in the country in journalism education

1:59 - and he is just the best.

2:02 - Now, I need you to stand by.

2:03 - We'll figure everything out as we go.

2:05 - I loving it here at UMass.

2:06 - This is a fantastic location, a great school.

2:10 - This department is really wonderful.

2:11 - It's a small department.

2:12 - It's very vibrant and energetic.

2:15 - It's also very nimble.

2:17 - We're moving quickly, and changing, and adapting,

2:20 - and everyone's got that can do spirit.

2:22 - So [? Mere, ?] go ahead and put the mic on here.

2:24 - I feel super grateful that we had this incredible space

2:27 - to work in now, and I'm in ILC all day every day.

2:31 - Hey, guys.

2:31 - The sound started going.

2:32 - Can you check on that?

2:33 - We've only been in this building for seven months now,

2:36 - and already our enrollments are growing.

2:37 - And we attribute that to the new digital facilities,

2:40 - and the beautiful building, and to new faculty

2:43 - hires who are attracting students to this program.

2:45 - Three, two, one.

2:49 - Teeny boppers around the globe are in mourning

2:51 - after One Direction member, Zayn Malik,

2:53 - announced his split from the group last week.

2:56 - We're training today's students for the jobs of tomorrow.

2:59 - The way the technology is evolving so quickly,

3:02 - they have to stay ahead of the curve,

3:04 - and that's what our facilities allow us to do.

3:06 - Our students are ready for whatever

3:08 - the job market may bring.

Integrative Learning Center

Uploaded Jan 15, 2019

Uploaded Jan 15, 2019