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Join Us at the Upcoming NAMLE Conference in Chicago June 2017

    Join us at the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) in Chicago this June! The theme is “Engaging Citizens, Building Community.” The conference mission is to explore the relationships between media literacy education, civic participation and community-building within contemporary

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Does media literacy need a makeover?

Sherri Hope Culver’s blog article “Does Media Literacy Need A Makeover?” has been picked up by PROMAX, the professional association for creative and marketing promotion-makers. See full article here. For other articles by Culver, click here.  

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Culver to speak at Global Media & Info Literacy Conference

An exciting gathering of educators, global leaders, policy makers, and organizations will take place in Sao Paolo, Brazil from November 2-5, 2016 for the Global MIL (Media & Information Literacy) Conference. The conference is part of Global MIL WEEK whose

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North American Chapter of Global MIL Alliance Kicks Off

A group of media and information literacy educators and organizations representing a broad range of sectors met in London, Ontario at Western University on Sept. 20 and 21, 2016 to form the North American Sub-Chapter of the UNESCO-initiated Global Alliance

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MIL Clicks

MIL CLICKS is a social media movement led by the Communication and Information Sector of UNESCO. The acronym CLICKS stands for Critical-thinking, Creativity, Literacy, Intercultural, Citizenship, Knowledge & Sustainability. The objectives of this social media strategy are to use social media to: 1) Train people to

European Media & Information Literacy Forum

The European Media & Information Literacy Forum was held in Riga, Latvia, June 27-29, 2016. Sherri Hope Culver was invited to speak on a panel titled, “MIL: A Privacy Shield” where she shared preliminary details from a research study conducted

Youth Media Symposium

Panel discussion and special screening of the film "Screenagers", on April 12 from 5:30-7:30pm in the Walk Auditorium in Ritter Hall! Free Event -- RSVP!

Exploring Media Literacy: Media Literacy Week ’15

The Center for Media and Information Literacy was represented by Sherri Hope Culver at an event last week at Fordham University, to celebrate the first day of Media Literacy Week, the inaugural Media Literacy Week in the United States. As Emily

Project Look Sharp summer institute

New York July 20th – July 24th 2015 Overview: This is an intensive, week-long media literacy course for teachers, support staff, college faculty, and other professionals working with students in an educational setting. Participants receive training in the theory and practice

University of Rhode Island: Summer Program

University of Rhode Island Rhode Island July 23 – July 28, 2017  Overview: This six-day institute focuses on how literacy is changing as a result of emerging media and technologies. This program focuses on the implications of this cultural and technological shift for teaching

Culver presents at Teaching with Technology Symposium

For her second year in a row Sherri Hope Culver will be speaking at Temple University’s Teaching with Technology Symposium at the Howard Gittis Student Center on March 20, 2015. The Symposium is targeted to faculty, instructional technologists, and other staff

Media Literacy Week

Media Literacy highlights the importance of teaching children and teens digital and media literacy skills to ensure their interactions with media are positive and enriching. Media Literacy Week is an annual event that takes place every November. Co-led by MediaSmarts and the

Webinar: Integrating media literacy & youth media in the classroom

Date: Wednesday, November 5 Time: 6p.m. EST Join this Google Hangout where K-12 leaders and practitioners who are finding ways to integrate media literacy and youth media into teaching and learning in formal learning environments will be profiled. Participants include: Convergence

Webinar: Youth media organizations in the U.S.

Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2014 Time: 6p.m. EST Join a Google Hangout discussing youth media and media literacy with NAMLE member organizations that are also local and national leaders in the youth media field. Participants include: Free Spirit Media BAVC LAMP Matthew

Webinar: 20 apps in 40 minutes

Date: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Time: 3:00 pm EDT Duration: 60 min Join the Blended Librarians Online Learning Community on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 3:00 pm EST for a webcast presentation and discussion with Sherri Hope Culver, Associate Professor

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The 2014 Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue Week (MILID Week) will be hosted by the Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, and will be held from 27 – 28 September. This annual event is led by UNESCO and the United

Children’s Media Conference

  Catch up on the sessions, the workshops and the people from the Children’s Media Conference held in Sheffield, England from July 2-4, 2014. Read the blog posts from Sherri and her students and their experiences attending the conference this

Second International Children’s Film Festival

The CMIL took another trip around the world for our second International Children’s Film Festival. We brought the Temple and Philadelphia communities together to screen a series of short films by young filmmakers from around the globe.  The films showcased were winners of