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BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – James Shanahan, founding dean of Media School at Indiana University Bloomington, will step down on July 31 after a six-year term that saw the successful merger of three academic units in what is now one of the media the most comprehensive-related research and teaching programs in the country. Shanahan will remain a …

All it took was an international pandemic to finally help mainstream media literacy into the education system. If only we had had a better head start years ago. Those of us who work in education and media literacy research have been talking and writing for some time now about the importance of media and information …

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A proposed bill in Jefferson City could one day impact what children learn in the classroom. The legislation would integrate media literacy training into the public school curriculum. “I’ve decided that this state needs to prepare our children, give them a foundation to evaluate and process the information they get from …

To kick off the spring semester, Emerson Contemporary’s Media Art Gallery welcomes interdisciplinary Boston artist Georgie Friedman lost hurricane sculptural media art exhibit. The exhibition, which opens on January 27, features eight video installations inspired by the extreme global weather conditions imposed by the global climate crisis. Each piece is immersive through both the placement …

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) — As students continue to learn from home and spend more time in front of their computers and phones amid the pandemic, a state legislator fears misinformation is spreading. State Representative Mary González, D-Clint, filed House Bill 129that would require high school students in Texas to earn a digital citizenship credit before …

As a performing and media arts major, you will benefit from the synergies between the study and practice of theater and live performance, film/media, and/or dance. Whether you are an actor/director, filmmaker, academic critic, choreographer or designer, you will be able to take many possible course combinations depending on your interest in history/theory/criticism, creative authorship, …

Teachers have always taught students how to verify and analyze information, but helping them tell fact from fiction became particularly difficult last fall. As former President Donald Trump’s baseless claims that the election was stolen circulated on social media and far-right news sites, students asked about conspiracy theories and lies in the classroom, and teachers …

LOS ANGELES, January 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – To celebrate Martin Luther King jr. Day, Ny Gyra Lawson created an animated salute to pay tribute to the civil rights hero. Lawson worked as a media arts teacher via Zoom with elementary and high school students to bring their writing to life using the Story …

LOS ANGELES, January 15, 2021 / PRNewswire / – To celebrate Martin Luther King jr. Day, Ny Gyra Lawson created an animated salute to pay tribute to the hero of civil rights. Lawson has worked as a media arts teacher via Zoom with elementary and high school students to bring their writing to life using …

During a period of metamorphosis, some students turn to the one thing that has remained constant – art. UCLA Design Media Arts is hosting its annual undergraduate exhibition Thursday, with this year’s theme set as “Metamorphosis” to reflect the many changes that have occurred since the start of the new decade. While there is often …

Published on January 13, 2021 at 4:17 p.m. Barth Keck CTNewsJunkie.com We started last week the annual unit I call “Finding Truth in a Digital World” in my media literacy classes. The first lesson was about the tree octopus of the Pacific Northwest. “The Tree Octopus of the Pacific Northwest (paxarbolis octopus) is found in …

Southfield (CW50) – The Detroit Creativity Project introduced the Afterschool Media Club, a fun and engaging online media arts program for high school students in Metro Detroit. The program in partnership with Y Media Arts will begin virtually on January 13, 2021 and will focus on album cover design. Various other topics will be covered …

In an age of information overload, a timely IUPUI course will help students decipher the noise and identify fake and factual news. Media Literacy (D-DAY 460) is taught this semester by Chris Lamb, chair of the Department of Journalism and Public Relations at the School of Liberal Arts. The three-credit course will take place from …

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be out of date. Please look at the timestamp on the story to see when it was last updated. KANSAS CITY, Mo. – As Wednesday’s crowd broke down barricades around the United States Capitol building in Washington, critical thinking experts say it demonstrated …