MEDIA LITERACY CONFERENCESCHEDULE
April 6, 1995
1-2:30pm: Media Literacy Video
Production class, using in-camera editing techniques
Educators In-Service Training Workshops & Seminars. In Conference
Center Rm. A&B
- Topics include:
- "Media Deconstruction
in the Classroom"
led by Bob McCannon
- "Education Online" led by Dr. Richard
- "Producing Student Videos" led by Amy Melnick
a Media Literate Community in Your Home Town" led
by Deirdre Downs
FRIDAY, April 7, 1995
In Convention Center (Rm. A). Screenings and discussions
of media literacy videos from the Media Education Foundation w/ Bob
DiNozzi & multimedia presentation
by Bob McCannon.
9am-10:30 & 11am-12:30pm:
In El Taoseno Rm. Screenings and discussions of media literacy videos from Educational
Video Center w/ Amy Melnick
of Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky & the Media, presented by David Barsamian.
In Convention Center (Rm. D).
Literacy Video Production class, using in-camera editing techniques.
& Seminars. In Convention Center (Rm. A). Topics include:
"The Right Wing Takeover of Public Broadcasting"
led by David Barsamian
3:30-4:30pm: "Why Media Education?
Why Not in the United States?" Robert Kubey
"Alternative Distribution Strategies" led by Bob DiNozzi
April 8, 1995
Begin Media Literacy Conference
Panels. In Conference Center (Rm. A).
Opening statements and overviews.
Panelists will address comments and questions from remote sites in Nairobi, Santiago,
Madrid, Berlin and New York via internet e-mail feeds from remote sites
to confer with Taos-based panelists). Moderated by Dr. Robert Kubey. Panelist:
Bob DiNozzi, Leslie Savan, Jonathan Wacks, Deirdre Downs, Adam Clayton Powell
III, Faye Kanin.
1-3:30pm: Seminars, and Panels. In Convention
Center (Rm. A). Tentative
1-2:30pm: "What is Media Literacy,
and Can I Have Some?" led by Shirley Gazsi
"The Sponsored Life: Ads, TV & American Culture" Leslie
3:45-5pm: "Global Access:
the New Wave of Distribution" led by Rick Bryant, Richard Goss, Derek Hart,
Adam Clayton Powell, III
SUNDAY, April 9, 1995
Conference Center (Rm. A). Panel discussions continue, combining members
of the film community and media literacy professionals. Moderated by Hugh Downs.
Panelists: Shirley Gazsi, Dr. Robert Kubey, Steve Nicolaides, Rany Levy, Bob
12pm-1pm: Eagle Awards presented by Hugh
- Ruben Smith, Mayor of Las Cruces, New Mexico, for establishing
the first Media Literate City in America.
- Juan Aragon, Superintendent
of Schools, Taos County,
for establishing the first media literacy training program for teachers of
Kindergarten through 12th grade.
- Pedro Atencio, Director of RE: Learning
New Mexico, on behalf of his teachers who have served as catalysts for media