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 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 justice, dance, English, GenEd (Arts, Science and Technology, and Human Behavior), Greek and Roman classics, history and Italian language. Credit-bearing internships in a variety of fields are offered. A main feature of the program is frequent, on-site instruction for many of the courses, enabling students to study firsthand the sites, treasures, traditions and cultures associated with the people and history of Italy. With the exception of Italian language instruction, all instruction is in English.

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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
Discovery Channel is the second most widely distributed cable channel in the United States . The network features programs focusing primarily on prominent history, science and technology. Discovery Channel is known for airing documentaries specifically aimed at families an young audiences.
The History Channel airs a diverse array of scientific and historical programs including reality shows, documentaries, and historical fiction series.
The History Channel
BBC Kids
BBC kids is a 100% commercial free network providing education and entertainment for kids ages two to teens.
PBS Sprout is geared towards educating young preschool children. This 24 hour preschool channel is home to classic programs such as, Sesame Street as well as Barney and Friends.
PBS Kids Sprout
PBS Kids
PBS kids is a public broadcasting station directly tailored to children between the ages of two and six years of age. The network aims to facilitate critical thinking, build knowledge, encourage imagination and stimulate curiosity.
The USA Network is one of the worlds leading media organizations, providing entertainment, news and information to a global audience.
The USA Network
CNN is a world leader in news and information delivery. The station and website feature enriching multimedia technology including video streaming and searchable archive based on news features and background information.
A&E television network praises itself for obtaining the Emmy Award in Education Departments. This organization collaborates to reinvest in nation wide communities through education.
A&E Television Network
In the Mix is the Emmy award winning PBS documentary series for teens and by teens, bringing audiences information about teen interests and issues. Past videos can be found here.

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Overview of Information Literacy Resources Worldwide
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 world.
The Core Principles of Media Literacy Education is a manual outlining and detailing the nation wide project to expand the boundaries of the field of Media Literacy Education. Created by NAMLE (National Association for Media Literacy Education), this project seeks to utilize the advancement of technology to transform the methods of learning and teaching.
The Core Principles of Media Literacy Education
The CML MediaLit Kit presents tools and resources to educators and students. This useful source covers theories and various methods of implementing media literacy based on CML’s research-based framework.
Literacy for the 21st Century is a helpful source for anyone who may be interested in implementing media literacy workshops, graduate seminars or faculty in-service programs.Additionally, this manual presents in-depth descriptions of media literacy, providing readers with a clear understanding of what media literacy is all about. 
Literacy for the 21st Century
Virtual Stages Against Violence (VSAV)
This toolkit is part of the European Project Virtual Stages Against Violence (VSAV). This guide is geared toward bettering the ways in which young people implement digital media and online communication.
Media education kit is tailored for a diverse audience. Not only does this kit provide school teacher with modules of media education curriculum, it additionally outlines key concepts to adults outside school systems as well.  The kit presents a parents manual, a handbook on ethical relations with professionals, and a guide on internet literacy.
Media Education Kit published by UNESCO
The  Media Education: Sociology Surveys written by Alexander Fedorov outlines the main goals of media education and demonstrates how the development of mass communication has altered personalities within society. Within these surveys, Fedorov indicates how media literacy helps a person to actively use the resources of the information field of TV, radio, video, cinema, press, Internet.
Daily LessonPlan is a website for teachers seeking to obtain new ideas and methods of teaching media literacy to students of various age groups.
Daily Lesson Plan
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Violence on the Russian & American Media Screen and Youth Audience is an article written by Alexander Fedorov. This paper analyzes violence in society and how it may be connected to the presentation of violence in the media .

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European Broadcasting Union
European Broadcasting Union is a collaboration of mostly government-owned radio and television companies that are aimed at implementing positive societal changes. is a Dutch network seeking to bring media awareness to youth within Dutch communities. provides a free network membership, enabling organizations to meet, as well as to bring their offerings to the attention of one other.
Dutch network seeking to bring media awareness to youth within Dutch communities.
Media Literacy: No Longer the Shrinking Violet of European Audiovisual Media Regulation?
Media Literacy: No Longer the Shrinking Violet of European Audiovisual Media Regulation? is an article written by Tarlach McGonagle, which delves into media literacy theories, as well as discusses reasonings behind media literacy research.
This website gives detailed explanations and provides possible programing to help improve media education of the European world.
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National Association for Media Literacy Education 
The National Association for Media Literacy Education (formerly Alliance for a Media Literate America) is a national membership organization dedicated to advancing the field of media literacy education in the United States.
The Center for Media Literacy (CML) is an educational organization that provides leadership, public education, professional development and educational resources nationally and internationally.
Center for Media Literacy (CML)
NAMAC fosters and fortifies the culture and business of independent media arts.  Through dialogue, collaboration, research and advocacy, we connect, organize and develop organizations.
PaLA is an association that provides opportunities for professional growth, leadership development, and continuing education for librarians.
Pennsylvania Library Association

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PBS LearningMedia provides PreK-12 educators with access to free digital content and professional development opportunities designed to improve teacher effectiveness and student achievement. PBS LearningMedia was developed in partnership with the WGBH Educational Foundation.
Media Literacy Education and Youth Media is a website allowing users to join together in order to create, collaborate, comment and utilize various resources for media literacy and youth media education.
Media Literacy Education and Youth Media is a website designed to provide women and girls with tools to gain an understanding female portrayals within the media. The site offers various methods of resisting harmful media messages that affect their self-esteem and body image.
AFI provides leadership in film, television and digital media and is dedicated to initiatives that engage the past, the present and the future of the moving image arts.
AFI provides leadership in film
Association for Educational Communications and Technology
The Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) is a professional association of thousands of educators and others whose activities are directed toward improving instruction through technology.
The Center for Media and Public Affairs (CMPA) is a nonpartisan research and educational organization which conducts scientific studies of news and entertainment media.
Center for Media and Public Affairs
Welcome to CRETV
CRETv is a two-part website, providing an archive of television content and a research lab conducting studies of the content of television and its effects on viewers.
Children’s Media Project (CMP) is a non-profit arts and education organization with a history of empowering “at-risk” youth through the media arts.
Children’s Media Project
Federal Communications Commission
The Federal Communications Commission regulates interstate and international communications by radio, television, wire, satellite and cable in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and U.S. territories.
FAIR is a national media watch group that advocates for diversity in the press and analyzes media practices that diminish public interest, minority and dissenting viewpoints.
FAIR is a national media watch group
Just Think is a project of One Economy Corp. and The Public Internet Channel
Just Think is a project of One Economy Corp. and The Public Internet Channel. The network  brings forward life-enhancing information as well as news and  entertainment.
LimiTV informs parents, educators, and children of the negative impacts of excessive TV watching.
Listen Up! is a youth media network
Listen Up! is a youth media network that connects young video producers and their allies to resources, support, and projects in order to develop the field and achieve an authentic youth voice in the mass media.
The Coalition for Quality Children’s Media is a national, nonprofit organization whose mission is to teach children critical viewing skills and to increase the visibility and availability of quality children’s media.
The Coalition for Quality Children's Media
The Media Education Foundation
The Media Education Foundation produces and distributes documentary films  to inspire critical thinking about the social, political, and cultural impact of American mass media.
The Media Democracy Project is a Canadian organization that works to unite communities through leading media makers, activists, and scholars to discuss the relationship between media and democracy.
Mediaknowall is designed to assist UK students interested in gaining a general introduction to Media Studies.
The Media History project is a site that promotes the study of media history and how this evolution of the media world has influenced society.
MediaWatch challenges abusive stereotypes and other biased information commonly found in the media through education and action. The organization endorses media literacy as part of standard curriculum in our K-12 educational system.
The Museum of Broadcast Communications (MBC) is a collection of  historic and contemporary radio and television content aimed at educating and entertaining the public through its archives, public programs, screenings, exhibits, publications and online access to its resources.
The Museum of Broadcast Communications
Media Literacy Project
Media Literacy Project provides resources in media literacy and media education through multimedia presentations at conferences, workshops, and classrooms across the country.
The Newseum is a  museum of news. It offers visitors an experience that blends five centuries of news history with up-to-the-second technology and hands-on exhibits.
The Newseum
Project Information Literacy
Project Information Literacy (PIL) is a public benefit nonprofit dedicated to conducting an ongoing, large-scale research study about early adults and their research habits.
The National Forum on Information Literacy is a collaborative of over one hundred national and international organizations working together to mainstream critical, 21st century educational and workforce development concept throughout society.
The National Forum on Information Literacy
Discovery Education channel is a source of digital media content, which provides an outlet for students to discover and learn about captivating world wide phenomenon.
CyberWise is dedicated to providing state-of-the-art resources for busy grownups who want to understand how to help youth use digital media confidently and safely by offering online courses to help educate.

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Posted on February 6, 2014
Journal of Media Literacy Education
The Journal of Media Literacy Education is an online, open-access, peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal that supports the development of research, scholarship and the pedagogy of media literacy education.
Adbusters is a global network of artists, activists, writers, pranksters, students, educators and entrepreneurs who  aim to  topple existing power structures and shift in ways we live in the 21st century.
Kinema is a semi-annual published array of articles that critiques film and media literature. It also reports on international film festivals, conferences and other important events.
Communication Arts publishes the best in visual communications from around the world. The site give users an opportunity to gain worldwide recognition for their work.
 Communication Arts
Millennium Film Journal - New York, NY
The Millennium Film Journal has documented the multiple transformations of the cinematic in the hands of artists, giving a voice to a community that tended toward marginality. The organization maintains the idealist position that artworks and products are separate and distinct species.
Digest is the pre-eminent firm of industry analysts covering global media markets including film, television, broadband media, mobile media, cinema, home entertainment, gaming, and advertising.
Advertising Age
Advertising Age (or AdAge) is a magazine, delivering news, analysis and data on marketing and media.
The Journal of Media Literacy brings together the thinking and experiences of the major pioneers, the current practitioners, and the future thinkers in media literacy. It is produced up to three times a year, and is the only in-depth North American print journal in media education.
The Journal of Media Literacy
The Journal of Digital and Media Literacy
The Journal of Digital and Media Literacy is an academic, peer-reviewed journal publishing traditional research articles alongside creative digital projects.

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