WHAT: Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2017
WHEN: Oct 24 – 27
The sixth annual global celebration of Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week highlights local and regional activities around the world. The feature event, namely the Seventh Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue (MILID) Conference will be hosted by the University of the West Indies, and will take place from 24 to 27 October, 2017 in Kingston, Jamaica.
Sherri Hope Culver, director of the CMIL, will present during the session “MIL and the different actors of information environments and situations of learning (formal and non-formal MIL education” that will take place on 26 October 2017.
At this session, Culver will present her research titled: “An Analysis of Media Literacy Messages in Popular US Children’s Television.”
Her research will also be an article in the upcoming MILID Yearbook, which is a peer-reviewed academic publication and a joint initiative of the UNESCO-UNAOC University Cooperation Programme on Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue.
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