In groups, students from Lebanon, Syria, Palestine, Jordan, Iraq, Bahrain, Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, Bulgaria, Russia, China, and Germany, came together to create Public Service Announcements (PSAs) and come up with solutions to problems found in their communities. Below are the result of their work: PSA: "Screen off": Kids Digital Addiction Group: Alaa Deek - Ghassan Hashem [...]
24 faculty participant from Lebanon, Syria, Palestine, Iraq, Yemen, Egypt, Tunisia, Algeria, Iran, USA, and Germany worked together individually and in groups for 3 days and each country came out with a media literacy curricula, lesson plans, and modules. Below are the result of their work: Lesson: Image Rhetoric - Algeria Lesson: Critical Media Literacy [...]
In her lecture "Women Shaping Women, One Image at a Time", Dr. Jayne Cubbage discusses stereotypes of black women in media and presents media literacy as a key solution.
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Do we need new new teaching pedagogies nowadays with the emergence of different social platforms?
Dr. Claudia Kozman gave a lecture on deconstructing extreme and radical messages in the Digital Age with reference to framing theories.
Data do not stand in linear deterministic relationship to the things represented in them.
"Security in the Digital Age" hosted activism and digital security experts to discuss the security issues that faces human rights activists during war and conflict.
Dr. Moses Shumow speaks about what is it like to have powerful media owners. Dr. Shumow also discusses the impact of politics on media and vice versa.
Dr. Hobbs showed participants how to recognize the techniques of propaganda and invited faculty participants to fight negative propaganda through education, specifically media and digital literacy education.