The second edition of the UNESCO MIL Curriculum is now available. A global event featuring a series of webinars was held to mark the release. Each webinar presented case studies from MIL experts and practitioners. The webinars were held April 23, 27 and 29, 2021. These webinars are available for streaming online here: https://en.unesco.org/news/media-and-information-literate-citizens-think-critically-click-wisely A PDF document introducing the highlights of the second edition of UNESCO’s Media and Information Literacy Curriculum
CMIL’s Director, Sherri Hope Culver, was recently quoted in a Variety article on Spongebob. To read the article click Here.
Sherri Hope Culver (CMIL director) edited the latest edition of the UNESCO Media & Information Literacy (MIL) Alliance News Update (V.2 – N.6) released February 2021. Sherri serves as co-vice chair of the International Steering Committee. The Update shares global news and opportunities relating to media and information literacy. Click here to view the update. More information about the UNESCO Global MIL Alliance here: https://en.unesco.org/themes/media-and-information-literacy/gapmil/about
Please join the CMIL and the Children’s Media Association for a special event celebrating Global Media & Information Literacy Week. We will be holding an online discussion on, “Future Proofing: How to responsibly create AI, AR and VR content for kids”. This event will be taking place on October 28th at 5:00 pm (EST). Jumpstart your knowledge about the next areas of content development for kids: immersive experiences that blend
Temple People is a show that highlights the diverse and talented people of Temple University. This past week’s episode highlight’s the director of CMIL, Sherri Hope Culver. The episode aired on TUTV on October 13th, 2020 at 11:30am EDT and 7:30pm EDT. Click the above media player to watch the full episode!
A feature-length documentary exploring human nature, information technology, misinformation, disinformation, and the importance of media & information literacy (MIL) for individuals and society. Coming Soon, 2020. The documentary will feature an array of media professionals including Steven Pinker – behavioral psychologist and author of “Enlightenment Now”, Jimmeka Anderson, founder of I AM not the MEdia, Sherri Hope Culver, director of the CMIL, is featured as a media literacy expert. To book
Sherri Hope Culver, CMIL Director, is part of Philadelphia Inquirer’s Anti-Racism Initiative entitled, “Inquirer For All.”. She is one of a quintet of Temple professors working to facilitate a process within the institution focusing on its Coverage, Editorial Voice, Newsroom Culture, and, of course, Policy & Process.
Click Here to watch the webinar! Children’s views on race, ethnicity and identity are shaped by what they see in media, including television, movies, and social media. Social media influencers are seen as role models by children as young as primary school. How is diversity and an appreciation for ‘difference’ communicated in each of these media? How does representation influence what children understand about the ‘other” and about cross-
On September 16th, Sherri Culver, of the Center for Media and Information Literacy moderated a webinar on the Influence of Global Streaming Click here to watch the webinar! The webinar was described as such: Major streaming services such as Netflix offer thousands of hours of content to audiences across the globe. What influence does this content have on society? How have streaming services changed what it means to ‘watch’ TV?
Created in a landmark collaboration with the College of Education, TUTV and Temple’s Center for Media and Information Literacy, “Advice from the Classroom” is a new program for parents featuring smart ways to make learning at home engaging and fun. The short videos distill concise instructions and valuable insights on how to foster learning with easy and simple techniques. Each video is introduced by CMIL Director, Sherri Hope Culver. Additionally,