This is a conference that I usually attend and have presented at several times since 1996 when it was called the National Media Education Conference. It is excellent for all those who wish to integrate media literacy into life, school curriculum, and religious education/catechesis. Here is the latest press information:
2009 NAMLE NATIONAL CONFERENCE, AUGUST 1-4
NAMLE (formerly AMLA) will hold its 2009 annual conference this
August in Detroit, MI. Featured will be the latest theory, research,
and strategies in media literacy education. The theme, “Bridging
Literacies . . . Critical Connections in a Digital World” speaks to
the educational challenges facing teachers, schools and
This year’s conference will host more than sixty events, including
keynotes, workshops, screenings, special interest caucuses and
roundtable discussions. Among the special events is the launch of the
new Journal of Media Literacy Education, the Modern Media Makers (m3)
production camp for high school students, and a celebration of
Motowns 50th anniversary.
Join us in Detroit for four days of non-stop professional development
in media education! Complete details and online registration are
available at www.NAMLE.net.