James N Cohen, M.A.

Contact Information

Courses Taught At Molloy
Civic Engagement
Editing and Post Production
History of Digital Media
History of Media
Introduction to New Media
Online Content Production
Online Report Management
Television Production for Non-Majors
Understanding Social Media
Video Storytelling for the Web
Web TV
Writing for the Web

Areas of Expertise
New Media, Online Content Production, Screen Culture, Television Production

Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY

Master of Arts – Comparative Arts and Culture

Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY

Bachelor of Arts – Television Production

“Exploring Curation as a Core Competency in Digital Media Literacy Education.” With Paul Mihailidis.  The Journal of Interactive Media in Education.  Spring 2013 Edition.

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“Resource Review: The Potential of Google+ as a Media Literacy Tool.” The Journal of Media Literacy Education, March 2012 – Volume 4, Issue 2. Click here to view article

“Teaching Television in the Age of YouTube” originally published in the April 2009 Issue of the Journal of Media Education

Faculty Paper Presentations
Teaching Television in the Age of Thumb-based Cinema- Broadcast Education Association Conference 2014 – Presented

how mobile video apps (Vine, Instagram) can be utilized in the class room – With Thomas Kenny and Nicole Stevens

The Savs and the Sav-nots: How to create Savvy Media Students – Broadcast Education Associated Conference 2013 – Presented new media pedagogical techniques to enhance

discussion of theory and practice in media course – With Thomas Kenny and Nicole Stevens

Ethics in the New, Flipped Academic World: A NYSCA Roundtable - New York State Communication Association 2012 Conference – Participant in a discussion on the ethics, effects,

and possibilities of a flipped classroom environment

Storify and News Curation: Teaching and Learning about Digital Storytelling Utilizing Online Too – Social Media Technology Conference 2012, Howard University -

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Tomorrow Needs Today: Making the Argument for Upgrade – Moderator: Broadcast Education Association Conference 2012 – Presentation of new media upgrade examples from

Molloy College, Ashland University, and Hofstra University

Storify and News Curation: Teaching and Learning about Digital Storytelling Utilizing Online Tools – Northeast Media Literacy Conference 2012 – Interactive seminar on digital news

curation using Storify software to encourage curation and collaboration in the classroom – With Paul Mihailidis

Professional Experience
Program Coordinator, New Media – Molloy College

Director of Web and Digital Media – Hofstra University School of Communication

Assistant Facilities Manager – Hofstra University School of Communication

Segment Producer, Associate Producer, Production Coordinator – mtvU

Segment Producer – New Jersey Network Post Production Coordinator – The Weather Channel

Broadcast Education Association

National Association of Media Literacy Education

Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Faculty Fellow


The Digital Future Panel: Jamie Cohen Presentation