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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 […]

Tribeca Film Institute logo

Org. Member Profile: Tribeca Film Institute

[ 0 ] April 25, 2014

Profile by Laurel J. Felt Tribeca Film Institute, an affiliate of the well-known Tribeca Film Festival, offers cutting-edge, socially conscious educational opportunities for youth across New York City. Tribeca Education and Engagement Coordinator Flonia Telegrafi recently took the time to discuss with me Tribeca’s educational impacts, offerings, and plans for the future. IMPACTS Founded in […]

Org. Member Profile: Center for Media Literacy

Org. Member Profile: Center for Media Literacy

[ 0 ] March 24, 2014

By Laurel J. Felt The Center for Media Literacy (CML) occupies a cornerstone in our community. CML President and CEO Tessa Jolls recently took the time to discuss with me CML’s impacts, offerings, and plans for the future. IMPACTS Since 1989, when media literacy pioneer Elizabeth Thoman established CML, this organization has served as a global […]

Jolls, Baker and McMahon honored

Jolls, Baker and McMahon honored

[ 0 ] December 18, 2013

An event was held in October 2013 in Madison, WI to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the National Telemedia Council. Another reception marking the event followed two months later in Los Angeles. At the events, three prominent educators were honored with the 2013 Jessie McCanse Award for Media Literacy. Frank W. Baker and Barrie McMahon […]

SFFS launches FilmEd

SFFS launches FilmEd

[ 0 ] December 12, 2013

NAMLE organizational member the San Francisco Film Society is excited to announce the launch of FilmEd., a dynamic new online interactive Open Educational Resource where educators and artists can access the information and tools—and the community—they need to teach media arts in the classroom and to connect filmmakers with young audiences. FilmEd. grew out of […]