From Our Partners: Call For Presenters
The Northeast Regional Media Literacy Conference (NRMLC) invites session proposals from media literacy practitioners related to critical media literacy. Sessions will be interactive, media-driven, digitally-designed, engaging, and inspiring.
The goals for the 2018 conference are:
- to generate new strategies in media observation, analysis, and learning;
- to pose solutions to problems that face our media-influenced society.
This year’s theme is —
Media Literacy in Times of Uncertainty
Saturday, November 10, 2018
University of Rhode Island | Providence Campus
The Northeast Regional Media Literacy Conference invites K-12 educators, higher education faculty, school library media specialists, librarians, after school program leaders, media professionals, researchers, cultural workers, and college students to collaborate about the potential and challenges for media literacy and its essential role in education today.
Keynote and breakout sessions will be designed to feature:
- Classroom lessons
- Community screencasts
- Higher education discussion panels
- Digital participation & collaboration
- Media message analysis
- Galleries of student compositions
- Student-led film discussions
- Much more!
By dialoguing about media literacy as a contemporary cultural imperative, participants will deepen their critical thinking skills and make connections to today’s world.
The conference is proud to join with three national partners, who will provide opening and closing interactive, multimodal presentations. The partners are:
- National Association of Media Literacy Education
- Media Education Lab
- Action Coalition for Media Education
The conference is supported locally by Rhode Island College/ Educational Studies and Media NOW RI, among other organizations.
The Northeast Regional Media Literacy Conference will offer strands of media literacy interest so that participants may focus on particular approaches within disciplines, whether in formal education or in other cultural contexts.