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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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MediaEd Club: The Future is Analog

MediaEd Club: The Future is Analog

In this session, Francia Garcia Hernandez will guide a discussion on the future of technology based on the thought-provoking book "The Future is Analog" by David Sax.Amid the increasing use of AI and predictions about the digital future, this book offers some lessons drawn from the COVID-19 pandemic that can guide individuals in using…

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Perception, Fear, and Media: Roots of Polarization

Perception, Fear, and Media: Roots of Polarization

Perception, Fear, and Media: Roots of PolarizationA 2-Week Deep Dive Micro-Credential Course for Emerging and Established LeadersBuilding upon the success of the February's MediaEd Institute, we are thrilled to offer a new online professional learning experience for educators who want to advance their…

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Media Club: Gen Z, Digital Media and Transcultural Lives

Media Club: Gen Z, Digital Media and Transcultural Lives

In this session, Kiran Vinod Bhatia and Manisha Pathak-Shelat will share the methodological approach and key arguments proposed in their book Gen Z, Digital Media and Transcultural Lives: At Home i…

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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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Exploring the Roots of Digital and Media Literacy through Personal Narrative

Exploring the Roots of Digital and Media Literacy through Personal Narrative

Explore the multidisciplinary nature of media literacy education It's been said that the lack of scholarship about the history of media literacy has been a source of some of the conflicts and debates among scholars and practitioners. Media literacy stands at the intersection of the fields of media studies and education, and these scholars have divergent perspectives on the past, present and…

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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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Internet: Indispensable or Evil?

Internet: Indispensable or Evil?

OverviewIn these four lessons, students use the episode Adam Ruins the Internet (Season 2, Episode 12) as a starting point to discuss the role of the Internet in modern culture and learn about media policies that shape people’s online…

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All About Media

All About Media

It's never too early to be smart about media!Give emerging readers the tools to learn about media, evaluate it, and understand it. Readers will learn essential critical thinking concepts along with important topics such as understanding how to find sources and how to properly source, privacy and Internet safety, evaluating ads and news reports, and determining the differences between facts,…

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