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Children’s Media Career Symposium: April 15, 2020

Children’s Media Career Symposium: April 15, 2020

Join the Center for Media and Information Literacy at Temple University for the third Children's Media Career Symposium. The event will be held on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 from 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm at the Klein College of Media and Communication, one of the top...

Summer 2020 Media Academy in Greece

Summer 2020 Media Academy in Greece

Join us in Greece in Summer 2020 for the International Media Summer Academy! Today, accurate information is an increasingly critical resource for our understanding of the world. Building on the success of the 2019 Summer School, we are looking forward to welcoming...

Media Literacy GenEd Now Available!

Media Literacy GenEd Now Available!

Join Professor Sherri Hope Culver for the course "Media in a hyper-mediated world" (KLN 0873). This course fulfills the Human Behavior GenEd requirement. The Internet-fueled democratization of media* creation has enabled anyone to be a publisher and has given...

Episode 39: Celebrity Culture & Politics

Episode 39: Celebrity Culture & Politics

https://vimeo.com/301280210 In recent years, celebrities have become increasingly vocal about their positions on various political topics. It’s a celebrity’s job to build believability with their audience and more celebrities are using that connected relationship to...

Sherri’s blog updates

Sherri's blog explores topical issues relating to children's media and media literacy. The blog is available at www.sherrihopeculver.com Topics have included: -media as mirror: representations of difference -media coverage of the US presidential campaign -explicit...

Media Literacy Week 2016

Media Literacy Week 2016

We're gearing up for this year's Media Literacy Week! This will be the 2nd Annual Media Literacy Week hosted by the National Association for Media Literacy Education from October 31 to November 4, 2016. For more details please visit: https://medialiteracyweek.us/ and...

Episode 14: Gamification

Episode 14: Gamification

https://vimeo.com/121791514 Video games have moved from being categorized as simply a recreational activity, to include a wide range of creative, often educational and often money-making media platform. Gamification, the term for this movement, has deep implications...

Educational TV

Educational TV

PBS programing informs and inspires through artistic content, documentaries, and non-commercialized news programs. Each program provides citizens with multiple perspectives on world events and cultures.     Discovery Channel is the second most widely...

Free Downloadable Content

Overview of Information Literacy Resources Worldwide is a collection of media literacy resources from around the world. The material provided is translated in 42 language,  administering lesson plans and tutorials to teachers and librarians around the...