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  • Deirdre J. Morgenthaler

    Deirdre J. Morgenthaler

    1) What do you do? I am a Library Media Technician at Castle Rock Middle School and I am working on completing my Ph.D. at the University of Colorado Denver in the School of Education and Human Development. I am also a mother of two wonderful little girls.   2) Tell me about your latest […]

  • Conference website is live!

    Conference website is live!

    Access the Call for Proposals, check out the conference hotel, and learn about the International MILID Conference that will be held as part of the main event. http://namleconference.org    

  • NAMLE 2015 Call for Proposals

    NAMLE 2015 Call for Proposals

    We are now accepting proposals for the 2015 conference. The deadline for submissions is Jan. 2, 2015. Read more here.      

  • Educator's guide to MLE and Common Core now available

    Educator’s guide to MLE and Common Core now available

    In NAMLE’s Educator’s Guide to Media Literacy and The Common Core State Standards, we discuss the Common Core standards in English Language Arts (ELA) & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects, and provide several foundational connections to media literacy education with examples and discussion questions for educators. [learn more]    

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    Why #GivetoNAMLE?

    Because you recognize: Media and technology are an important part of our lives. People need to be prepared to navigate the digital world in which they live. Teachers need the support and professional development about media to guide their students. The ability to analyze, evaluate, and create media messages is a basic life skill in […]

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Media & Values Online Archive

[ 0 ] November 15, 2014

All of the Center for Media Literacy”s work has its roots in Media&Values magazine. As Media&Values evolved over its 15-year history during the 70’s, 80’s and 90’s, it documented many issues still important and relevant today, and grew from a potpourri of interesting tidbits to a publication with extensive editorial crafting as an educational resource. Media&Values is a direct reflection of the early days of media literacy in the United States, and it provided a foundation for a national movement.

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Teaching Democracy: A Media Literacy Approach

[ 0 ] November 1, 2014

Teaching Democracy: A Media Literacy Approach provides a model for critical media literacy, involving both media analysis and media production, that aims to deepen students’ ability to identify, analyze, and act upon issues in their community. Engagement with community concerns and giving voice to marginal or alternative points of view contributes to the public good and thus is an important act of democracy. This resource was originally developed by the Japanese American Museum in conjunction with the Center for Media Literacy’s staff, Elizabeth Thoman and Jeff Share.

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Deirdre J. Morgenthaler

Deirdre J. Morgenthaler

[ 0 ] December 9, 2014

1) What do you do? I am a Library Media Technician at Castle Rock Middle School and I am working on completing my Ph.D. at the University of Colorado Denver in the School of Education and Human Development. I am also a mother of two wonderful little girls.   2) Tell me about your latest […]

Organizational Member Spotlight: The Media and Digital Literacy Academy of Beirut (MDLAB)

[ 0 ] November 2, 2014

This month, Emily Bailin of the NAMLE’s Student Leadership Council, interviewed Lubna Adam of the Media and Digital Literacy Academy of Beirut (MDLAB).  When did MDLAB launch and why? Following the recommendations of an Open Society Foundation sponsored study (Mapping Digital Media: Lebanon), The Media Studies Program at the American University of Beirut (AUB) proposed to […]

The Latest NAMLE Action!

Org. Member Spotlight: Brigham Young University’s Theatre & Media Arts Department

[ 0 ] December 19, 2014

Emily Bailin (NAMLE Student Advisory Board) recently interviewed Amy Petersen Jensen and Benjamin Thevenin from Brigham Young University’s Theatre & Media Arts Department regarding their Master’s of Arts in Media Arts Education program through their Theater and Media Arts Department.  When did your organization launch and why? Brigham Young University’s Theatre & Media Arts Department […]

We’re hiring: Outreach coordinator

[ 0 ] December 10, 2014

Position Available: Outreach Coordinator Beginning January 2015, NAMLE will be launching a project with a major media company to bring their media literacy resources to high school classroom and university classrooms around the country. We are seeking a media literacy educator with strong marketing skills to act as outreach coordinator for the duration of the […]

MLE Community News

Message from outgoing president Sherri Hope Culver

Message from outgoing president Sherri Hope Culver

[ 0 ] December 10, 2014

After more than six years and almost 80 board meetings, I will be stepping down as president of NAMLE at the end of this month. It feels so strange to even write that sentence. I came to the board at a time when the organization was transitioning from its original “founding” board members, to a […]

Org. Member Spotlight: Appalachian State University

Org. Member Spotlight: Appalachian State University

[ 0 ] May 26, 2014

  Profile by Emily Bailin IMPACTS The nation’s first Graduate Program in Media Literacy began at Appalachian State University in 1999. It was developed and introduced by Dr. David Considine a noteworthy scholar in the field of media literacy for more than thirty years. Housed under the auspices of the Educational Media program, students could […]