Program

Program schedule subject to change. Friday, September 20, 2013 University of RI CCE Providence Campus

8:30 am Registration

9:15 – 9:30 am Welcome, Sarah Evelyn Bordac “Why Media Literacy History Matters, Why Archives Matter”

9:30 – 10:30 am Keynote, Michael RobbGrieco “

“Why History Matters for Media Literacy Education: Finding Historical Perspective for Current Practice in Media&Values Magazine, 1997–1993″

10:30 – 10:45 am Break

10:45 – 11:35 am Small Group Presentations, Session 1

Breakout A: Room 228 Breakout B: Room 233
10:45-11:10 From the Classroom to the Courtroom: Efforts in Media Literacy Legislation Allison Butler, University of Massachusetts An Early Look at the Emergence of the Call for Media Literacy in the U.S.: Browsing Through the Decades of the National Telemedia Council Archives Marieli Rowe, National Telemedia Council
11:10-11:35 Listening, Educational Radio, and the Creation of the Modern Self in the Twentieth Century Brian Gregory, Teachers College, Columbia University Moving from Protection to Literacy: The Growth of Inquiry-Based and Curriculum-Driven Media Literacy Approaches in K-12 Education Cyndy Scheibe, Project Look Sharp, Ithaca College

11:35 – 12:15 pm Lunch Provided

12:15 – 1:15 pm Panel Discussion, “Reflections on Media Literacy in the 20th Century”

Renee Cherow-O’Leary, Education for the 21st CenturyTessa Jolls, co-organizer of the Voices of Media Literacy Project, Center for Media LiteracyMarieli Rowe, National Telemedia Council

Tony Streit, Education Development Center

Sarah Evelyn Bordac (Moderator), Media Education Lab, Harrington School, University of Rhode Island; Brown University Library

1:15-1:25 Break

1:25 – 2:10 pm A Conversation with Elizabeth Thoman, Renee Hobbs

2:10 – 2:40 pm Elizabeth Thoman Media Literacy Archive Dive Multiple tables with small groups looking at archives, including: Media&Values Magazine, Curriculum Materials, Iowa Box, Organizational Leadership.

2:40 – 3:00 pm Discussion: The role of archives in future research directions

3:00 – 3:15 pm Break 3:15 – 4:30 pm Small Group Presentations, Session 2

Breakout A: Room 228 Breakout B: Room 233
3:15-3:40 Critical Theoretical Roots of Media Literacy Education Benjamin Thevenin, Brigham Young University Television Information Office Does Media Literacy, 1961 Renee Hobbs, University of Rhode Island
3:40-4:05 Media Literacy Development in the United States and Changes of Late Robert Kubey, Rutgers University Reflections on Media Literacy Visibility and Appreciation from Inside the US Federal Government since the 1990s Alan M. Levitt, former communications director of the White House Office on National Drug Control Policy
4:05-4:30 Helga Keller – The Mother of Media Literacy in Israel Jonathan Friesem, University of Rhode Island MOOCS and Media Literacy Rebecca Burnett, Andy Frazee, Karen Head, Georgia Institute of Technology

Screen Shot 2013-08-29 at 10.57.29 AM 4:30 – 5 pm Walk to the Cable Car Cinema 0.6 mile walk from the URI Providence Campus to the Cable Car Cinema. Taxis can be hailed on Washington Street if you prefer a ride.

5 – 6 pm Closing Event, Cable Car Cinema Screening of historic media literacy videos Popcorn will be provided. Wine, beer, coffee, tea, smoothies, fruit juices, bottled sodas, fountain sodas, and more available for purchase.

Parking & Directions
Free parking is available for conference attendees. Park at the Providence Convention Center parking lot and receive a parking voucher at the registration desk.