NAMLE members Frank Baker and Kara Clayton were featured presenters October 4 at the Michigan Council of Teachers of English’s annual conference held at the Kellogg Conference Center on the campus of Michigan State University. The theme of the one-day conference was “Media and Cultural Literacy in the 21st Century: Transforming English Language Arts while […]
Author Page for Tina Peterson
Tina Peterson, Ph.D., is a board member of NAMLE and a university lecturer in writing and media studies.
HOME, Inc. (“Here-in Our Motives Evolve”) is a 36-year old, non-profit organization. Our mission is to make a positive difference in the lives of young people. We teach video production and media analysis to educators and youth to foster confident, creative, individuals with the ability to think for themselves. Our programs help students develop creative […]
Stay on the Path: Teaching Kids to be Safe and Ethical Online is a series of resources that aims to promote and encourage ethical online behaviours with young people. The resources include a four-lesson unit on search skills and critical thinking; a self-directed tutorial that examines the moral dilemmas that kids face in their online […]
On September 20th in downtown Providence, Rhode Island, friends of media literacy pioneer Liz Thoman gathered as part of the Symposium on the Historical Roots of Media Literacy.
Nathaniel Frederick II is an assistant professor of mass communication at Winthrop University in South Carolina. He said he first became interested in media literacy while taking a college class on African-Americans in media. The professor taught him how to deconstruct a television show, he said, and how to identify elements of production such as […]