• Women Shaping Women One Image At A Time: A Media Literacy Journey

    Women Shaping Women One Image At A Time: A Media Literacy Journey

    In her lecture "Women Shaping Women, One Image at a Time", Dr. Jayne Cubbage discusses stereotypes of black women in media and presents media literacy as a key solution.

  • Digital Technology and Addiction

    Digital Technology and Addiction

    Do we need new new teaching pedagogies nowadays with the emergence of different social platforms?  

  • Deconstructing Extreme & Radical Messages in the Digital Age

    Deconstructing Extreme & Radical Messages in the Digital Age

    Dr. Claudia Kozman gave a lecture on deconstructing extreme and radical messages in the Digital Age with reference to framing theories.

  • Security in the Digital Age

    Security in the Digital Age

    "Security in the Digital Age" hosted activism and digital security experts to discuss the security issues that faces human rights activists during war and conflict.

  • Teaching about Propaganda Past, Present and Future

    Teaching about Propaganda Past, Present and Future

    Dr. Hobbs showed participants how to recognize the techniques of propaganda and invited faculty participants to fight negative propaganda through education, specifically media and digital literacy education.

  • By Any Media Necessary

    By Any Media Necessary

    Dr. Henry Jenkins and Dr. Sangita Shresthova explored specific promises and challenges through a case study of American Muslim youth networks that confront the often harsh political climate of Post-9/11 America.

  • Media Literacy and MDLAB

    Media Literacy and MDLAB

    Dr. Jad Melki opened the Media and Digital Literacy Academy of Beirut (MDLAB) 2016 with a lecture about media literacy and the missions and goals of MDLAB.

  • Internet governance

    Internet governance

    How is the internet governed and regulated by governments, private sectors, and civil society and how this shapes the evolution and use of the Internet?

  • Communication Design of Modern Terrorism

    Communication Design of Modern Terrorism

    How is ISIS communicating with the world ? What tools is it using to spread its ideology?

  • Privacy, Profits, and Security

    Privacy, Profits, and Security

    "Governments are tracking you no matter what you do!" During MDLAB 2015, Dr. Moses Shumow covered the definition of privacy and showed the difference between the concept of privacy before and after

MDLAB works on the expansion of media and digital literacy education in the Arab world by providing the needed training, curricular material and resources, and motivating faculty to transfer what they learned to their institutions. So far, MDLAB has succeeded in introducing media and digital literacy to 30 Arab universities and a handful of schools in 12 Arab countries. The academy works on developing MDL curriculum that includes modules and training manuals including course plans, multimedia, and case studies.

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