Media Education Conference

Posted on: Wednesday 14 July 2010 5:24pm

If you teach about media with any age-group, or have an interest in media education, this is an opportunity for a reduced delegate rate at an important event.

MLC 2010 (Media Literacy Conference 2010) takes place from the 19th – 20th November at the QEII Conference Centre, Westminster, London.

Early registration is available until 23rd July.

Choose any 6 of 25 professional development workshops. Topics include television, radio, film, computer games, social media, archive film, animation, virtual worlds, alternate reality games, Web 2.0, GCSE, A Level, English, Literacy, cross-curricular and practical production work. You can also attend any of the 20 research sessions to hear about teaching and learning about media in primary and secondary schools, including new evidence on learning progression, assessment, creativity, and pedagogy.

There’ll be a keynote address from Henry Jenkins, the renowned thinker, researcher and teacher of media and popular culture.

Plus two high-profile public debates: “Education or Regulation?” on children, media, threats and risks;

“iPolitics? Democracy in the Age of New Media” on what 21st century citizens need to know about the media.

For further information www.mlc2010.org.uk

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