U of Alberta: Ancient Greece at the Movies

FREE! April 17, 2016 see The Trojan Women, starring Katherine Hepburn and Vanessa Redgrave. The film will be preceded by a talk by Tanya Henderson on History, Myth and the Movie. The talk starts at 2 PM, the movie at 2:45 in the . . . → Read More: U of Alberta: Ancient Greece at the Movies

Free! Greek Film Series at University of Alberta

The University of Alberta’s department of History & Classics, together with AHEPA (the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association), the Canadian Hellenic Congress of Alberta, AAME (the Alberta Association for Multicultural Education), and the Friends of Hellenism, is pleased to present a series of movies with a Classical Greek theme.

All events are free and open to the . . . → Read More: Free! Greek Film Series at University of Alberta

Two Upcoming Webinars Focus on Youth, Educators and Social Networking

We have some news from our colleagues in the U.S. NAMLE is the National Association for Media Literacy Education and they are joining our Canadian friends at Media Literacy Week for two exciting webinars. Here are the details as provide by NAMLE…

To celebrate Media Smarts Media Literacy Week, NAMLE is collaborating for our third annual ML . . . → Read More: Two Upcoming Webinars Focus on Youth, Educators and Social Networking

Canada’s Annual Media Literacy Week – Nov. 2013

MediaSmarts and the Canadian Teachers’ Federation (CTF) are pleased to announce that marketing and consumerism will be the focus of Canada’s eighth annual Media Literacy Week, to be held November 4-8, 2013.

The official theme of the week: “What’s Being Sold: Helping Kids Make Sense of Marketing Messages” , will encourage educators and parents to talk to . . . → Read More: Canada’s Annual Media Literacy Week – Nov. 2013

Summer Institute @ Ithaca College, NY

This is an intensive, week-long media literacy course for teachers, support staff, college faculty, and other professionals working with students in an educational setting. Participants receive training in the theory and practice of media literacy, learn applications for digital technology, and work individually with a Project Look Sharp “coach” to develop and implement a media literacy . . . → Read More: Summer Institute @ Ithaca College, NY

4th Global Conference on Visual Literacies

This interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary conference seeks to examine and explore issues surrounding visual literacy in regard to theory and praxis. Perspectives are sought from those engaged in the fields of education, visual arts, fine arts, literature, philosophy, psychology, critical theory and theology. These disciplines are indicative only as papers are welcomed from any area, profession and . . . → Read More: 4th Global Conference on Visual Literacies

World Summit on Media for Children and Youth

June 14-18; 2010 — World Summit on Media for Children and Youth — “Challenges in Young People’s World of Communication” — Karlstad, Sweden

The Summit will be held in Karlstad, Sweden and will host 2,000 delegates from 100 countries and feature the world’s leading experts on children and media. The event will offer opportunities to network, to . . . → Read More: World Summit on Media for Children and Youth