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 [...]

By | September 14th, 2017|Final Projects|0 Comments


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 [...]

By | September 12th, 2017|Final Projects|0 Comments

Women Shaping Women One Image At A Time: A Media Literacy Journey

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.

By | August 15th, 2017|Lectures|0 Comments

Video Editing Instructions

Premier Pro is a professional video editing software that is easy to use and that is available for both Windows and OSX.  Download the instructions here

By | August 11th, 2017|Exercises, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Digital Technology and Addiction

Do we need new new teaching pedagogies nowadays with the emergence of different social platforms?  

By | August 4th, 2017|Lectures|0 Comments

Deconstructing Extreme & Radical Messages in the Digital Age

Dr. Claudia Kozman gave a lecture on deconstructing extreme and radical messages in the Digital Age with reference to framing theories.

By | August 4th, 2017|Lectures|0 Comments

Power of Data

Data do not stand in linear deterministic relationship to the things represented in them.

By | July 29th, 2017|Lectures|0 Comments

Security in the Digital Age

"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.

By | July 28th, 2017|Lectures|0 Comments

“Who owns what?”: News and Political Economy

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.

By | July 28th, 2017|Lectures|0 Comments

Teaching about Propaganda Past, Present and Future

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.

By | March 2nd, 2017|Lectures|0 Comments