Each week CMIL brings an afterschool media literacy program to the Lenfest “PAL” (Police Athletic League) recreation center in North Philadelphia. The “Philly Media Club”– as the students call it– introduces middle school students to basic concepts of media literacy through a wide range of highly engaging and interactive activities. Each week instructors Matt McNish and Ben Stone focus on a specific theme and activity. The activities engage, while the
The Center for Media and Information Literacy has been named as a Global Chair in Media and Information Literacy in a collaboration between the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC) and the University Twinning and Networking program (UNITWIN). The initiative is developing research, education, and collaborative planning of global media and information literacy initiatives with eight international partner universities, including Universities
My Pop Studio is a media literacy website aimed at children, tweens, and teens that helps users develop media liteacy skills in analyzing and composing media messages through interactive games and activities.