Program

8:30 – 10:00 Registration + Breakfast – URI/ Providence campus

9:00 – 9:50 Early Bird Round-Robin Networking Session

Welcome from Carolyn Fortuna, Program Chair

Presenters lead small groups in introductory discussions that preview today’s sessions

10:00 – 10:50 Welcome Remarks

3 National Partner interactive presentations — MEL, ACME, NAMLE

11:00 – 11:50 Session 1

Theme of Session Presenter Presentation Title
a. Composers, Audiences & Representations I

(Paff Auditorium)

Renee Hobbs What YouTubers Have to Teach Us about Learning and Literacy
b) NAMLE Media Literacy Week 1 Belinha De Abreu Kathleen Currie Smith

Marialice B.F.X. Curran

Teaching Media Literacy: Giving Voice to Multiple Perspectives
c) Media Literacy Strategies & Design I Megan Mallon

Melissa Mallon

Critical Thinking in the Digital Age: Analyzing News & Media Sources
d) Media and Intersections I Lori Bindig 13 Reasons Why…We Need Critical Media Literacy
e) Activism in Times of Uncertainty I Kristina Markos Analyzing Climate Change and Message Meaning in an Era of “Fake News
e) Activism in Times of Uncertainty I Carolyn Fortuna Athletes & Activism in Times of Uncertainty
f) h) Target Audiences in Times of Uncertainty I Clay Craig Teaching Advertising Literacy: The Effectiveness of Industry Professionals as Classroom Presenters
g) Popular Culture and Media Literacy I Dion Chavis Hip Hop: A Bridge To The Future For Our Youth
h) Journalism in the 21st Century I Ben Boyington Student Voice and Problems of Journalism
i) Security and the Contexts of Digital and Media Literacy I Gus Andrews Cultivating best practices in digital privacy and security literacy: Learning from professional security models
j) Social Media Literacy I Christine Oskar-Poisson Countering Tweets of Hate with Snaps of Inspiration
k) Media Literacy Practices in Education I Jennifer Ladner Meaningful Media Use in Early Education
l) Global Media Literacy I Kelsey Green Media Representations of Refugees – Using Padlet to Curate Depictions of  Migrant Populations around the World

12:00 – 12:25 Lunch, more Networking, and Visiting Exhibitors

12:25- 1:00 Salsa Aerobics Fun (bring your comfy clothes!)

1:00-1:20 Student Media Literacy Celebrations

1:30 – 2:20 Session 2

Theme of Session Presenter Presentation Title
a) Media Literacy Practices in Education II

(Paff Auditorium)

Carolyn Jacobs

Debra Ramm

Media Literacy in 6-12 Classrooms: Now More Than Ever — WGBH
b) Media & Intersections II Rob Williams OURNO 2.0: Reviving the Chomsky/Herman “Propaganda Model Of News” To Challenge “Fake News” and Produce Solutions-Oriented “News We Can Use”
b) Media & Intersections II Mike Gange Using the City as Classroom: Taking McLuhan to Las Vegas
c) Media Literacy Strategies and Design II Wendy Rivenburgh Making Room for Media Literacy Across the Curriculum: Strategies for Teachers
c) Media Literacy Strategies and Design I Matt Korona Six Design Principles of Media Literacy
d) Global Media Literacy I Melda Yildiz Storytelling with Data: Role of Visualization in Education
d) Global Media Literacy I Helen Kissock Why Does Media Literacy Matter? A New Zealand Perspective
e)  Journalism in the 21st Century II Sara Vigneri The Sliding Scale of Objectivity
e) Journalism in the 21st Century II Peter Phipps     Fake News, Civics, and the Principles of Journalism
f) Popular Culture and Media Literacy II Alexis Walker Why Multiculturalism is Necessary in the Film and Television Industry
f) Popular Culture and Media Literacy II Tom Flint Cinema Charades
h) Target Audiences in Times of Uncertainty II Rose Pierre-Louis

Katie Eber

Teaching Critical Thinking in an Era of Toxic Skepticism – CT Public
i) Social Media Literacy II
Jenna Grzeslo
But it’s free! Conversations with youth about the affordances and costs of mobile applications
j) Activism in Times of Uncertainty II Ben Boyington Global Critical Media Literacy Project: A digital network of CML educator-activists
k) Composers, Audiences, & Representations II Jon Boroshok and students The New Media Literacy – Taking A Student Newspaper Online

2:30 – 3:20 Session 3

Theme of Session Presenter Presentation Title
a. Journalism in the 21st Century III

(Paff Auditorium)

Bill Yousman “Alternative Facts” is an Oxymoron: Critical Media Literacy and the Challenge of the Post-Truth Era
b) Social Media Literacy III Caitlin Barry

Laura Winnick

Re-Imagining Critical Media Literacy for the Instagram Age
c) Security and the Contexts of Digital and Media Literacy II Theresa Redmond

(virtual)

Beyond Protectionism: Getting Real About Privacy and Participation in the Digital Age
d) Popular Culture and Media Literacy III Matt Rogers (Virtual), Ashley Phinney, Josh Vandenborre, Ashley Moorehouse (Virtual), Lida Milchenko (Virtual), Tiana Sharpe (Virtual) Addressing issues of cyberviolence with youth through participatory verbatim cinema: Opportunities for critical media literacy, youth agency, and institutional change
e) Media & Intersections III Jacques Brodeur Digital Technology Can Serve, Disserve, Enslave Adolescents: Critical Media Education Tips
e) Media & Intersections III Odile Mattiauda Porn and Media Literacy in the 21st Century
f) Global Media Literacy III Will Sheavly

Eudes Lopes

Dalton Price

Ithaca Global Shapers on Developing a Media-Literacy Curriculum: Pain Points and Future Sharing of Best Practices
g) NAMLE Media Literacy Week II Michelle  Ciccone

 

Teaching Young People to Communicate (Better) Online
h) Composers, Audiences, and Representations III Aline Alexander Newman ‘N Character
i)  Media Literacy Practices in Education III Mary Moen

Tasha White

Media and Information Literacy in K-12 Education: Twins, close cousins, or just friends?
j) Activism in Times of Uncertainty III Cyndy Scheibe

Chris Sperry

Sustainability Education Through Constructivist Media Decoding

 

3:30 Wrap-Up

3:45 Socializing at the Hotel Providence bar

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