The Alliance for a Media Literate America (AMLA) is accepting session proposals for its 2007 National Media Education Conference, "iPods, Blogs, and Beyond: Evolving Media Literacy for the 21st Century," to be held June 24-26 in St. Louis, MO.
Proposals should include topics related to the latest theory, practical research, and strategies in media literacy education and should present media literacy programs designed for individuals, families, PreK-16 public and private school settings, and after-school and community programs. The sessions may focus on research, media production, or pedagogy and provide practical applications in the areas of K-12 education, parent education, or professional development or informal education.
Submission categories include one-hour sessions, two-hour workshops, one- or two-hour panels, one-hour graduate student research round tables, or 30-minute to one-hour media screening sessions.
Session proposals must be submitted online by midnight, November 1, 2006. Guidelines and the submission form are located at http://www.amlainfo.org/.
The 2007 AMLA National Media Education Conference will be preceded by the organization's first media Literacy Research Summit, to be held June 23-24 in St. Louis.
AMLA, 888/775-AMLA or http://www.amlainfo.org/.