Mandatory Readings:

Media Literacy and the Challenge of New Information and Communication Technologies (by Sonia Livingstone)

Sowing the Seeds of Digital and Media Literacy in Lebanon and the Arab World: The Importance of a Locally Grown and Sustainable Curriculum (by Jad Melki)

The State of Media Literacy (by W. James Potter)

Optional Readings: 

Exploring Global Perspectives on Identity, Community and Media Literacy in a Networked Age (by Paul Mihailidis)

Maneuvering Entrenched Structures of Arab Education Systems: Th
e agency of Arab media literacy educators and activists (by Jad Melki and Lubna Maaliki)

Pre-academy Assignment Instructions – PDF

NOTE: The following readings are to be completed by all faculty and student participants prior to the start of the academy.