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Filmbuilding: Co-Creative filmmaking across distances and differences

Filmbuilding: Co-Creative filmmaking across distances and differences

Read here about our full webinar series on Youth Media.In the second webinar, Tom Flint will survey an educational initiative called Filmbuilding which explores the co-creative aspects of movie-making for meaningful bridge-building in a time of growing uncertainty. Utilizing readily accessible technologies, participants come together across distances and differences to create film projects that…

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Planning the BFF Camp

Planning the BFF Camp

Read here about our full webinar series on Youth Media.In the first webinar of the series, Larisa Ozeryansky will present the initial plans for a July 2024 residential media education workshop for young adults with refugee background in Norway. Larisa is a PhD candidate in Transnational Migrant Health and Media, from the University of Washington, currently working on her dissertation as a…

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BFF Camp

BFF Camp

Belonging and Filmmaking in the Forest Camp A one-week residential workshop for young adults with a refugee background. Participants will learn filmmaking and practice their skills during guided walks and time in nature. Primary themes to be explored will include the value of time spent in nature for newly-resettled people, belonging, identity, sense-of-place, and self-expression through media.…

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Innovative Mobile Communication in Crisis

Innovative Mobile Communication in Crisis

Read here about our full webinar series on Inequalities and Media Education.This 6th webinar is on innovative mobile communication in crisis and is titled, ‘Adapting Mobile Communication for Flooding in a Colonia in Texas, U.S.A.’ Professor Keri K. Stephens will discuss an innovative project providing…

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MediaEd Forum

MediaEd Forum

Join us for the 17th MediaEd Forum!We've changed the name of the Northeast Media Literacy Conference (now in its 17th year) to reflect the growing global diversity of our online knowledge community!Conference Theme: Confronting the ChallengesFriday & Saturday, January 12-13, 2024 ONLINE VIA ZOOM…

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Media Literacy Matters

Media Literacy Matters

Renee Hobbs is thrilled to be a featured presenter at the European Digital and Media Literacy Conference in Brussels, which puts the many faces of digital and media literacy in the European spotlight during the Belgian EU presidency. February 27 - March 1, 2024Brussels, BelgiumApply to ParticipateThe conference is focused on…

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Autism & Hate: Media literacy and neurodivergence

Autism & Hate: Media literacy and neurodivergence

In the UK over 50% of all teenagers at risk of terroristic activity are diagnosed autistic, the rise of the far-right and anti-immigrant sentiment post Brexit have grown considerably, this has combined with the fame of Andrew Tate and the Manosphere. I’d like to talk about how neurodivergent people are susceptible to this kind of messaging and how media literacy can be used as a tool to curb this…

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Connectivity & Digital Disruption: The Digital Divide

Connectivity & Digital Disruption: The Digital Divide

Read here about our full webinar series on Inequalities and Media EducationIn this fourth webinar, we will explore the concepts of digital divides from both U.S. domestic and global digital divides. Susan Wiesinger and Ralph Beliveau discuss their new book, Digital Literacy: A Primer on Media, Identity,…

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FemWork

FemWork

Read here about our full webinar series on Inequalities and Media Education In this second webinar, we will explore the future of work that is at the centre of debates related to the emerging digital society. Concerns range from the inclusion, equity, and dignity of those at the far end of the value chain…

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Artivism and the Fight Against Marginalisation in the Global South

Artivism and the Fight Against Marginalisation in the Global South

Read here about our full webinar series on Inequalities and Media Education In this first webinar, we aim at reflecting on the potential of media activism and artivism to create more sustainable connections between Global South communities and to promote a dialogue to challenge colonial legacies and…

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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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Teaching Media Production Online During a Pandemic

Teaching Media Production Online During a Pandemic

Teaching Media Production Online: Best Practices and Challenges During the Covid Pandemic How are media production teachers coping with remote video production with students?  Starting in mid-March, US schools moved to remote instruction due to COVID-19 pandemic. Media production teachers had to shift their teaching to online without the possibility to use their high-end equipment in school.…

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Seeing, Believing and Learning to be Skeptical: Supporting Language Learning Through Advertising Analysis Activities

Seeing, Believing and Learning to be Skeptical: Supporting Language Learning Through Advertising Analysis Activities

Access the PDF here This study documents how a high school ESL teacher working with new immigrants ages 14–20 supported the development of their critical thinking and English language skills by using advertising analysis activities. The article examines the use of key critical questions for analyzing…

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A Starter Guide for Engaging Online Meetings

A Starter Guide for Engaging Online Meetings

We share the key insights we learned about online meetings into a crisp synthesis that helps everyone get started with the essential features of great online meetings!Check it out: https://bestonlinemeetings.com

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THE HIVE

THE HIVE

When teachers and library media specialists use a student-centered approach to media production, learners create to learn, developing cognitive, social, and socioemotional competencies through creative media production that can support academic achievement across the subject areas. This model consists of six stages where students collaboratively learn to produce media messages. Based on five…

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Understanding Implicit Bias: The Power of Reflection

Understanding Implicit Bias: The Power of Reflection

Developed by Elizaveta Friesem, Media Education LabLESSON 1: Edward Adelson’s Checkerboard IllusionLESSON 2: The Implicit Association TestLESSON 3: Considering the Consequences of Implicit Bias OverviewDOWNLOAD THE LESSON PLANS HERE Students develop a better understanding of their own…

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 My Pop Studio

My Pop Studio

See how My Pop Studio can be used in formal and informal learning settings by browsing the examples below.

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The Media Straight Up!

The Media Straight Up!

THE MEDIA LITERACY GUIDE Created by Renee Hobbs and the Media Education Lab and co-sponsored by Drug Free Pennsylvania. Download the whole curriculum as a PDF here  Renee Hobbs and a team of Pennsylvania educators developed The Media Straight Up to bring together literacy and substance abuse prevention…

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Iranian Youth and Media Literacy

Iranian Youth and Media Literacy

Curriculum Resources from the Youth Media Workshop for Iranian American Youth, held in Philadelphia from August 3 - 7, 2009 at the Asian Arts Initiative. See the lesson plans and reflections. Developed by Aggie Ebrahimi Bazaz, this program was also co-sponsored by: …

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Students Taking Action, Not Drugs (STAND)

Students Taking Action, Not Drugs (STAND)

The STAND (Students Taking Action, Not Drugs) project invites young people to use the power of mass media to design, create and deliver meaningful messages to help other teens resist drug use. This online curriculum includes nine lesson plans to help your students make public service announcements (PSAs) that can be aired or displayed to a large national audience. The STAND project combines the…

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