Program

Here is the 2018 Northeast Regional Media Literacy Conference program. We had so many fabulous conversations and opportunities for networking….

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

All Day —

Media Literacy “Confessional:” Videographer Brien Jennings will have an interview booth set up for participants to share their thoughts, concerns, and insights about media literacy. Drop by between sessions, and start a conversation!

Taking the Temperature on Media Literacy: Members of Ithaca’s Global Shapers Hub, part of the World Economic Forum, will collect a variety of data pertaining to the state of the media literacy industry. Be sure to visit them to learn more about their work and share your experiences.

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) Media Literacy Practices in Education I

Room # 202

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

Room # 209

Megan Mallon, Melissa Mallon Critical Thinking in the Digital Age: Analyzing News & Media Sources
d) Media and Intersections I

Room # 213

Lori Bindig 13 Reasons Why…We Need Critical Media Literacy
e) Activism in Times of Uncertainty I

Room # 228

Kristina Markos Analyzing Climate Change and Message Meaning in an Era of “Fake News
e) Activism in Times of Uncertainty I

Room # 228

Carolyn Fortuna Athletes & Activism in Times of Uncertainty
f)  Target Audiences in Times of Uncertainty I

Room # 233

Clay Craig Teaching Advertising Literacy: The Effectiveness of Industry Professionals as Classroom Presenters
g) Popular Culture and Media Literacy I

Room # 243

Dion Chavis Hip Hop: A Bridge To The Future For Our Youth
h) Journalism in the 21st Century I

Room # 315

Ben Boyington Student Voice and Problems of Journalism
i) Security and the Contexts of Digital and Media Literacy I

Room # 317

Gus Andrews Cultivating best practices in digital privacy and security literacy: Learning from professional security models
j) Social Media Literacy I

Room # 319

Christine Oskar-Poisson Countering Tweets of Hate with Snaps of Inspiration
k) Media Literacy Practices in Education II

Room # 322

Jennifer Ladner Meaningful Media Use in Early Education
l) Global Media Literacy I

Room # 328

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 “Get Active — Turning Your Passion For Media Literacy Education For All into Action — from Tamara Sobel of Media Literacy Now

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

Room # 202

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

Room # 202

Mike Gange Using the City as Classroom: Taking McLuhan to Las Vegas
c) Media Literacy Strategies and Design II

Room # 209

Wendy Rivenburgh Making Room for Media Literacy Across the Curriculum: Strategies for Teachers
c) Media Literacy Strategies and Design II

Room # 209

Matt Korona Six Design Principles of Media Literacy
d) Global Media Literacy I

Room # 213

Melda Yildiz Storytelling with Data: Role of Visualization in Education
d) Global Media Literacy I Room # 213 Helen Kissock Why Does Media Literacy Matter? A New Zealand Perspective
e)  Journalism in the 21st Century II

Room # 228

Sara Vigneri The Sliding Scale of Objectivity
e) Journalism in the 21st Century II

Room # 228

Peter Phipps     Fake News, Civics, and the Principles of Journalism
f) Popular Culture and Media Literacy II

Room # 233

Alexis Walker Why Multiculturalism is Necessary in the Film and Television Industry
f) Popular Culture and Media Literacy II Room # 233 Tom Flint Cinema Charades
g) Popular Culture and Media Literacy III

Room # 243

Pam Steager Deconstructing Disney
h) Media Literacy Practices in Education III Room # 315 Mark Davis, Rebecca Henderson Process Over Product: A Four C’s Approach to Iterative Design Reflection
i) Target Audiences in Times of Uncertainty II

Room # 317

Rose Pierre-Louis, Katie Eber Teaching Critical Thinking in an Era of Toxic Skepticism – CT Public
j) Social Media Literacy II

Room # 319

 

Jenna Grzeslo
But it’s free! Conversations with youth about the affordances and costs of mobile applications
k) Activism in Times of Uncertainty II

Room # 322

Ben Boyington

 

Global Critical Media Literacy Project: A digital network of CML educator-activists
l) Composers, Audiences, & Representations II

Room # 328

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
  1. 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 Room # 202 Caitlin Barry, Laura Winnick Re-Imagining Critical Media Literacy for the Instagram Age
c) Security and the Contexts of Digital and Media Literacy II Room # 209 Alan Berry Global Security and Media Literacy — Addressing Violence, Corruption, and Propaganda in Kosovo
c) Security and the Contexts of Digital and Media Literacy II Room # 209 Theresa Redmond (virtual) Beyond Protectionism: Getting Real About Privacy and Participation in the Digital Age
d) Popular Culture and Media Literacy IV Room # 213 Matt Rogers (Virtual),

Ashley Phinney

Addressing issues of cyberviolence with youth through participatory verbatim cinema: Opportunities for critical media literacy, youth agency, and institutional change
e) Media & Intersections III Room # 228 Jacques Brodeur Digital Technology Can Serve, Disserve, Enslave Adolescents: Critical Media Education Tips
f) Activism in Times of Uncertainty III

Room # 233

Odile Mattiauda Porn and Media Literacy in the 21st Century
f) Activism in Times of Uncertainty III

Room # 233

Tamara Sobel Media Literacy Skills for Next Gen Feminists: Understanding the Connection Between Media Messages and Womens Progress
f) Global Media Literacy III

Room # 243

Dalton Price, Courtney Noll, Bailey Herbstreit, Will Sheavly
Amanda Kabonero, Liana Amaya
Ithaca Global Shapers on Developing a Media-Literacy Curriculum: Pain Points and Future Sharing of Best Practices
g) Target Audiences in Times of Uncertainty III

Room # 315

Michelle  Ciccone

 

Teaching Young People to Communicate (Better) Online
h) Composers, Audiences, and Representations III

Room # 317

Aline Alexander Newman ‘N Character
i)  Media Literacy Practices in Education IV

Room # 319

Mary Moen, Tasha White Media and Information Literacy in K-12 Education: Twins, close cousins, or just friends?
j) Activism in Times of Uncertainty IV

Room # 322

Cyndy Scheibe, Chris Sperry Sustainability Education Through Constructivist Media Decoding

 

k) Composers, Audiences, and Representations IV

Room #328

Buzz Allen We are all being manipulated…
the online PROPAGANDA GAME teaches you how!

3:30 Wrap-Up

3:45 Socializing at the Hotel Providence bar

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