The Association for Media Literacy presents: Understanding Media Now, Toronto

11Aug14

Understanding Media Now: Navigating Surveillance, Social Media & Marketing

Never has media literacy been a more essential life skill.

Toronto, ON: Understanding Media Now will focus on privacy, learning opportunities, online
environments, rights and responsibilities and agency in a technology-driven digital landscape. Participants will attend workshops and panels on subjects ranging from effective teaching and parenting to digital citizenship, rights and responsibilities, privacy and using media ethically and effectively. The conference will assemble a diverse group of teachers, parents, researchers, industry reps and other stakeholders to explore the impact of the current media landscape and digital information technologies on parenting, teaching and learning.

Diebert, Kidder

Speakers include Ron Deibert (Munk School & author of Black Code), Annie Kidder (People for Education), national and international scholars and industry experts.

Who: The Association for Media Literacy (AML)
Where: Toronto’s Ted Rogers School of Management
When: October 18, 2014.

The AML was the first comprehensive organization for media educators in Canada and has become a world leader in media literacy education. The AML is a registered charity.

For registration information, please visit http://www.aml.ca/understandingmedianow

Early-bird fee (before Sept. 1): $50.00.
Regular fee (after Sept. 1): $75.00
For additional inquiries or interviews, please contact: Michelle Solomon, Communications Executive, AML
associationformedialiteracy@gmail.com

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