Call for Proposals & Abstracts
WHO SHOULD SUBMIT:
Scholars, Researchers, and Educators at all stages of their careers are welcome to submit!!
ACCEPTING THE FOLLOWING FORMATS:
Chair Talks, Roundtables, Panels, Presentations
CALL FOR PROPOSALS/ABSTRACTS
NOTIFICATION OF ACCEPTANCE
December 15, 2023
Only extended abstracts accepted at this time. No papers!
STRANDS OF FOCUS:
Strand 1: Media Literacy and Information Literacy
General strand open to anyone who is interested in discussing where media/information literacy education exists in their part of the world.
Strand 2: Media Literacy in Practice (for Practitioners)
Teacher? Educator? Learner? This strand is for you. Engage practitioners and educators in teaching or learning about best media literacy education practices for the classroom. Submissions can be for practice at elementary, secondary or higher education. Please specify your audience in the proposal.
Strand 3: Techno Morality
Ethics & the Media; Spirituality & Theology or Theological Perspectives; Ecosystems & EcoMediaLiteracy; Data & Privacy... There are a number of ecosystems at play with the work of media literacy education. Are you in the ecomedia literacy/sustainability model? Where do ethics and morality play in the work of technology as it exists? How does data and privacy fit into the mold? How does theology play into its own ecosystem which helps with the function of the world? This strand is open to researchers, practitioners, religious and non-profits that’s work can be found in these spaces.
Strand 4: Futures & AI: Where are we Going?
The world is changing much faster with the availability of generative AI. How has that changed or evolved the work of media literacy education? What is the future? Can we predict it based on and using a media literacy lens? This strand is open to those who are thinking about where we are heading as well as how media literacy is a part of the ongoing technological changes.
Strand 5: History of Media Literacy
It has been argued that media literacy research and practice is continually focused on the present moment, with a historical foundation that is nearly absent. We seek to bring together scholars and practitioners who can help us better understand the historical trajectories of media literacy education around the world. This strand aims to bring together media literacy scholars and practitioners to lend a historical perspective to the complexity of the field and provide histories of past challenges as we face the challenges of today and tomorrow.