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Teaching Media Literacy

Digital and media literacy education can be taught at all levels, on its own or embedded in other subjects such as English, Social Studies, Health or Language Arts.  The Media Education Lab offers teacher education programs and workshops, as well as an online library of media literacy curriculum materials. Publications demonstrate how knowledge, skills and competencies develop through a variety of instructional methods that include both face-to-face and online learning. 

Media Literacy Practices with Resilience

Media Literacy Practices with Resilience

Join a session with guest speaker Maria Leonida, film director and media tutor, to discuss how various visual expression techniques can be used in media literacy education. Aiming at a variety of audiences, with higher or lower language skills, with a transgenerational and transdisciplinary attitude, Maria Leonida proposes deconstructing film and audiovisual language to self-contained units with…

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Media literacy, Moral Panic and Video Games - Learning Through Play

Media literacy, Moral Panic and Video Games - Learning Through Play

A cultural phenomenon, a 350 billion-dollar-a-year industry, a vehicle for developing participatory culture and core skills of the XXI century - media and digital literacy among them; a sport? Or the worst thing that's ever happened to the kids since TV? On July 23rd, we'll discuss the unique medium and experience of video games, learning through learning (and the difference between game-based…

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Teaching the Conspiracies

Teaching the Conspiracies

A 2-Week Deep Dive Micro-Credential Course for Emerging and Established LeadersBuilding upon the success of the first micro-credential course "Teaching the Conspiracies" in February's MediaEd Institute, we are thrilled to offer a new follow up with four new modules of online professional learning experience…

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Teaching Media Literacy: What Works

Teaching Media Literacy: What Works

Teaching Media Literacy: What WorksTuesday, June 4, 2024 | 3:30pm - 5:00pm Sponsored by the Museum of Tolerance, Los Angeles…

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The Media That Makes Us

The Media That Makes Us

This webinar series features participants of the MediaEd Institute and their final projects. Learn more about the MediaEd Institute Here.  In this presentation, Erin James will share a slide deck that can be used to teach media literacy to middle schoolers. With an emphasis on girls, their adolescent identity and self-…

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The Routledge Handbook of Media Education Futures Post-Pandemic.

The Routledge Handbook of Media Education Futures Post-Pandemic.

Our team from the Media Education Lab is proud to announce the publication of The Routledge Handbook of Media Education Futures Post-Pandemic. This handbook showcases how educators and practitioners around the world adapted their routine media…

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Media Literacy in Action

Media Literacy in Action

The blurring of entertainment, information, and persuasion is reshaping work, life, and citizenship. As a result, our relationship to media has never been so important nor so complex. By asking critical questions about what they watch, listen to, read, and use, students can be better prepared to be responsible communicators who can use a variety of formats and genres for self-expression and…

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 Media Literacy Smartphone

Media Literacy Smartphone

Learn how to use the Media Literacy Smartphone with learners of all ages! Download the free learning guide to bring the power of media literacy analysis to your learners!These easy-to-use cards, shaped exactly…

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Set Your Motivation

Set Your Motivation

The Digital Learning Horoscope is a 48-item Likert scale instrument that assesses teachers’ perception of the value and relevance of six conceptual themes, namely: attitudes toward technology tools, genres and formats; message content and quality; community connectedness; texts and audiences; media systems; and learner-centered focus. …

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Courageous Conversations

Courageous Conversations

Bring media literacy and active listening to middle school, high school, college and adult learnersWith support from talented educators and experts who participated in the program, we’re proud to bring you the Courageous Conversations Curriculum. This book contains a collection of materials to help you bring media literacy and active listening into your middle school, high school or college…

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Deconstructing Disney

Deconstructing Disney

Deconstructing DisneyThis fun, intergenerational workshop explores what we love and hate about Disney films, characters and brands from the past and present. If you’re a kid, teen, parent, educator or anyone who works with youth, you will learn how people’s knowledge, beliefs and attitudes can be harnessed and expanded for deeper learning through simple instructional strategies. Discovering how…

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 Copyright

Copyright

It's more important than ever before to understand the scope of your rights and responsibilities as a digital author. That's why Renee Hobbs wrote 2 books about copyright! Copyright Clarity: How Fair Use Supports Digital…

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