May 152016

NEWLY REVISED SUMMER INSTITUTE/COURSE taught by Diane Levin and Lexi Ladd and others at Wheelock, in conjunction with Mass Media Literacy

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Dates: July 5-8, 2016, 9am – 6pm

Format: One-week, on-campus intensive

Course Description: Examine the profound influence media and media culture are having on children’s development, learning and attitudes. Explore media’s impact on families, schools, and the wider society. In addition, examine strategies for counteracting the negative impact of media culture’s racism, sexism, violence, and commercialism in everyday life through media education, conflict resolution, advocacy, and more. Also explore potential positive uses.

Course may be taken either for non-credit or for 3 graduate or 4 undergraduate credits. CEUs are available.

Cost: Non-credit: $505 | 3 graduate credits: $3,160 | 4 undergraduate credits: $2,470 (All prices include a $10 registration fee.)