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Graduate Symposium

Graduate Symposium

The formal application to the 2024 MediaEd Graduate Symposium is open! 


About the MediaEd Graduate Symposium

This free online program brings together graduate students and emerging researchers from across the country and around the world. We're building a learning community to grow a network of innovating scholarship regarding various aspects of media education. The sessions are interactive workshops with different guest speakers every month. You can see our program and sessions.

Date: June 20th, 2024 at 12PM EST (and then every fourth Thursday of the month)

Duration: 90 minutes per session

Entrance Fee: Free  

Location: Online via Zoom (link provided after registration)

Lead Faculty: Dr. Yonty Friesem

Target Audience

This program is open to any graduate students, researchers, and educators interested to research different aspects of media education, including those in master's, doctoral, and education specialist programs. 

Graduate Symposium Sessions

Program Benefits

Through this academic development program, graduate students will gain:

  • A comprehensive understanding of concepts, theories and research design in media literacy education
  • Practical skills for studying and teaching critical thinking, SEL, media analysis, and media production
  • Expertise in integrating research methods into a media literacy study
  • An awareness of ethical and legal considerations in media education and studying students
  • The ability to develop a research in media literacy education that effectively impact policy

    Do you still have questions? Email Yonty Friesem.