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Summer 2019 Media Academy in Greece

Join us in Greece in Summer 2019 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 2018 Summer School, we are looking forward

Launch Your Career in Children’s Media!

Come Join CMIL for the Children’s Media Symposium! Remember how much you loved Sesame Street? Spongebob Squarepants? Dora the Explorer? Maybe you still do! Have you considered a career in this growing field? Media companies are investing BILLIONS (yes, “B”)

Children’s Global Media Summit 2017

From December 5-7, Manchester, UK, will be home to the Children’s Global Media Summit, a major child’s media event held only once every 3 years! Over the 3 day Summit, sessions and keynotes will focus on five key themes: Innovation, Empowerment, Freedom,

Global Privacy and MIL Report Released!

The CMIL is pleased to announce the release of a new publication, “Survey on Media and Information Literacy with Youth Perspectives” co-authored by CMIL Director, Sherri Hope Culver and Alton Grizzle, Program Specialist for Media and Information Literacy, UNESCO. This

Study with us in Rome this Summer!

WHAT: Study Abroad in Rome, Italy Summer 2018 WHEN: May 16 – June 29, 2018 Join Sherri Hope Culver in Rome this summer! Learn all about the media business in the course she’ll be teaching “The Business of Media: Focus on Europe.”

Culver presented at the Global MIL Week 2017

WHAT: Global Media and Information Literacy Week 2017 WHEN: Oct 24 – 27 The sixth annual global celebration of Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Week highlights local and regional activities around the world.  The feature event, namely the Seventh Media and Information

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Newseum’s 2017 Summer Teacher Institute on Fake News

Newseum: “Truth, Lies and Consequences: Real Media Literacy for a Fake News World” Washington D.C. Cost: Free July 12th – July 14th 2017 Overview: Are you looking for ways to help your students tell real news from fake news? Understand

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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

2018 Summer Programs in Media Literacy

2018: Study Abroad in Rome, Italy Summer 2018  May 16 – June 29, 2018   Overview: Temple University Rome’s six-week summer session is comprised of undergraduate courses in a variety of disciplines. These disciplines include: anthropology, art, art history, business, criminal

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!