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Join professor Sherri Hope Culver in Los Angeles for a 2-week course (3 credits) titled, “The Children’s Media Industry: Trends and Opportunities“. General information: https://klein.temple.edu/study-away/locations/los-angeles Application portal: https://temple-smcsa.terradotta.com/index.cfm?FuseAction=Programs.ViewProgramAngular&id=35748 Application Deadline:  February 15th, 2022 Enrollment Deadline: March 10th, 2022 Anticipated Program Dates: May 8 – 21, 2022 This program gives students an opportunity to learn about the global, multi-billion-dollar kids entertainment industry growing on the West Coast. In addition to the legacy children’s media brands

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Media Literacy is a pivotal issue that addresses important questions in this highly digitalized field of communication. It provides the basis for understanding critical thought of media, enhancing the access to information and ensuring an intercultural framework that shares a higher standard for education. As part of Global Media and Information Week, Sherri Hope Culver participated in several events throughout the week. These panels and activities presented different Media Literacy

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NAMLE has started an international research initiative to assess to assess the current state of media literacy education. The increased changes in technology, industries and communication has caused media literacy to become a necessary skill for today’s society. The project, funded by Facebook, is centered around the United States and Australia. Sherri Hope Culver is the project manager for the endeavor.   The United States The United States team, led

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Webinar Details Celebrity is hardly a new phenomenon; however, thanks to the digital age, it’s never been easier to become the next big thing. Young people in 2021 consume media in a rapidly-changing landscape, and experience a personalized digital experience every time they glance at a screen. These experiences are crafted to feature the latest influencers and kidfluencers, who expose children and teens to subtle and overt advertisements, as well

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The Role of Play in “Building” Media Literacy was a webinar held on Tuesday, October 26th where Jorge Aguirre (Head Writer of Alma’s Way), Michelle Cuila Lipkin (executive director for the National Assossciation for Media Literacy Education) and Sarah Jacobstein (Sr. Manager, Government & Public Affairs, Americas at the LEGO Group) spoke about ways to incorporate play and critical thinking into children’s media. Ths insightful discussion was moderated by Sherri Hope Culver

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Global Media and Information Literacy Week will take place from October 25-31, 2021. Join the CMIL as we celebrate the importance of Media and Information Literacy for All. Sherri will be moderating several webinars throughout the week. Details below. For more information on U.S. Media Literacy Week click here. For more information on Global Media and Information Literacy Week click here. Sherri’s Webinars Tuesday, October 26: “The Role of Play in “Building” Media Literacy. Presented

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The Philadelphia Youth Media Collaborative is a collective of diverse Philadelphia organizations that seeks to support youth through media and literacy. Through digital media production, the organizations seek to build self expression, creative skills and deeper critical thought for children through the media they intake. Membership for the collaborative, and all who fit the criteria are welcome to join! The organization is always excited to have new partners in building

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  The International Expert Conference in Media and Information Literacy took place on November 29-30, 2021.   The conference invited Media and Information Literacy experts and academics with varying experiences and backgrounds to share their best practices on Media and Information Literacy. They examined how it has evolved in the past decade and what lies ahead for the future. The conference was hosted by the Moulay Ismail University of Meknes in the Kingdom

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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

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