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Faculty and students are invited to attend selected workshops and keynote addresses at Project Look Sharp's upcoming conference, "Literacy in a Media Age," October 14-15.

Conference workshops and events that are open to IC faculty and students free of charge include:

  • Opening Keynote -- "Reading Media: The New Literacy" by Faith Rogow, owner of Insighters Educational Consulting and past president of the Alliance for a Media Literate America. Thursday, October 14, 9:45-10:15 a.m. (Clark Lounge)
  • Morning Plenary Session -- "Introduction to Media Literacy Integration in K-12 Education" by Cyndy Scheibe, founder and executive director of Project Look Sharp and Chris Sperry, director of curriculum and staff development of Project Look Sharp. Thursday, October 14, 10:25 a.m.-noon. (Clark Lounge)
  • Workshop -- "Whose Body? Using Media Literacy to Address Body Image Issues" by Cyndy Scheibe, founder and executive director of Project Look Sharp. Thursday, October 14, 1:30-3:00 p.m. (Klingenstein-B)
  • Workshop -- "Visual Literacy" by Faith Rogow, owner of Insighters Educational Consulting and past president of the Alliance for a Media Literate America. Thursday, October 14, 1:30-3:00 p.m. (Clark Lounge)
  • Workshop -- "Separating Fact from Fiction: Judging Credibility on the Internet" by Roger Sevilla, technology integration coordinator, Project Look Sharp and technology staff developer for the Ithaca City School District. Thursday, October 14, 1:30-3:00 p.m. (Williams 319) (Repeats Friday, October 15, 8:45-10:15 a.m. in Williams 319)
  • Workshop -- "Media Construction of Presidential Campaigns" by Chris Sperry, director of curriculum and staff development of Project Look Sharp. Thursday, October 14, 3:15-4:45 p.m. (Clark Lounge)
  • Workshop -- "Reading Images: How Art Educators Speak the Language of Visual Literacy" by Patty Brown, art teacher in the Lansing School District. Thursday, October 14, 3:15-4:45 p.m. (Klingenstein-B)
  • Workshop -- "A Healthy Connection to Media Literacy: Teaching Critical Thinking and Health in the Elementary Grades" by Jane Koestler, elementary school teacher in the Ithaca City School District. Thursday, October 14, 3:15-4:45 p.m. (North Meeting Room)
  • Evening Keynote -- "Expanding Literacy through Production" by Jeff Spence, ESL, English, and media production teacher in the Ithaca City School District and coordinator of NMEC Modern Media Makers. Thursday, October 14, 7:30-8:30 p.m. (Clark Lounge)
  • Workshop -- "Critical Thinking and the News" by Chris Sperry, director of curriculum and staff development of Project Look Sharp. Friday, October 15, 8:45-10:15 a.m. (Clark Lounge)
  • Workshop -- "Video Production in a Sixth Grade Social Studies Class" by Karl Madeo, English, social studies, and video production teacher in middle and high school, Ithaca City School District. Friday, October 15, 8:45-10:15 a.m. (Klingenstein-B)
  • Workshop -- "Media Construction of War"by Chris Sperry, director of curriculum and staff development of Project Look Sharp. Friday, October 15, 10:30 a.m.-noon. (Clark Lounge)
  • Video Showcase-- by Cyndy Scheibe, Project Look Sharp. Friday, October 15, 10:30 a.m.-noon. (Klingenstein-B)
For more information about the conference, visit Literacy in a Media Age

Contributed by Hilary Merlin

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