Websites on Media Education

Websites on Media Education   傳媒教育相關網站

All websites are sorted according to continent then countries in alphabetical order.

Oceania:

Edgalaxy: Where Education and Technology Meet [Australia]
A website that collects useful web sites, resources, lessons and web tools for education. It includes a digital literacy section.

EnhanceTV [Australia]
An organization that helps you teach with TV. On this website you’ll find what’s on TV that’s educational, how to get a copy and teaching ideas for using it in classroom.

The National Association of Media Educators (New Zealand) [New Zealand]
A New Zealand non-profit organisation run by dedicated volunteers,who are mostly teachers, supporting the cause of media education.

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North America:

Alberta Association for Media Awareness [Canada]
A non-profit association dedicated to providing education, information and leadership in promoting and improving mass media awareness and mass media education in homes, schools, colleges, universities, private sector and work places across Alberta.

The Association for Media Literacy (AML) [Canada]
This association is concerned with helping students develop an informed and critical understanding of the nature of the mass media, the techniques used by media industries, and the impact of these techniques. It also aims to provide students with the ability to create their own media products.

Cable in the Classroom (CIC) [Canada]
Cable in the Classroom (CIC) promotes the responsible and effective use of cable’s broadband technology, services, and content in teaching and learning. They also advocates digital citizenship and supports the complimentary provision, by cable industry companies, of broadband and multichannel video services and educational content to the nation’s schools.

Educational Resources in Media Literacy/Studies [Canada]
The site contains thousands links to media education resources websites.

The Jesuit Communication Project (JCP) [Canada]
It is a project associate of the Media Literacy Online Project , College of Education, University of Oregon-Eugene. Its major work is to encourage, promote, and develop media education in schools across Canada.

Media Literacy Sites Worldwide [Canada]
A List of media literacy sites worldwide.

NewsWatch Canada [Canada]
NewsWatch Canada research on the diversity and thoroughness of news coverage in Canada’s media, with a focus on identifying blindspots and double-standards. It began as a collaborative project of the communication departments at Simon Fraser University and the University of Windsor and the Canadian Association of Journalists.

Ontario Media Literacy Homepage [Canada]
A private homepage hold by a media literacy high school teacher in Ontario. It provides guides and resources on media education.

Organization of News Ombudsmen (ONO) [Canada]
A nonprofit corporation that maintains contact with news ombudsmen worldwide, and organizes annual conferences for discussion of news practices and a wide range of issues connected with ombudsman work. Its purpose is to help the journalism profession achieve and maintain high ethical standards in news reporting, thereby enhancing its own credibility among the people it serves.

About-Face [CA, USA]
A grassroot effort dedicated to combating negative and distorted images of women and promoting alternatives through education, action and humor.

Action Coalition For Media Education (ACME) [USA]
A network of educators, students, health professionals, journalists, media-makers, parents, activists, and other citizens joined as a member-supported, independent, nonprofit continental educational coalition. The website also contains articles and classroom resources on media literacy topics.

Action For Media Education [Seattle, USA]
A non-profit organization works to promote and advocate for media literacy education with a special outreach to parents/caregivers and those who work with children.

The American Communication Association (ACA) [USA]
A not-for-profit virtual professional association with actual presence in the world of communication scholars and practitioners, committed to enabling the effective use of new and evolving technologies to facilitate communication instruction, research and criticism, and to offering a technologically supportive venue for all who study the ways in which humans communicate.

Center for Children & Technology [NY, USA]
A center dedicated to investigate how technology can influence and enhance teaching. The website contains reports on the center’s researching findings on digital literacy and related topics.

Center for Digital Literacy (CDL) [USA]
The Center for Digital Literacy is a development center at Syracuse University dedicated to understanding the impact of information, technology and media literacies on children and adults in today’s technology-intensive society. The website provides studies and research findings on digital literacy.

Center for Media Literacy (CML) [CA, USA]
The Center is an educational organization that provides leadership, public education, professional development and educational resources to promote and support media literacy education as a framework for accessing, analyzing, evaluating, creating and participating with media content.

Citizens for Media Literacy [USA]
Citizens for Media Literacy is a non-profit, public-interest organization linking media literacy with the concepts and practices of citizenship in U.S.

The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education (by Center for Social Media of American University) [USA]
This site includes an introduction on “Fair Use for Media Literacy Education”.

Common Sense Media [USA]
A website dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology.

Confessions of an Aca-Fan: The Official Weblog of Henry Jenkins [USA]
A blog of American Media Scholar, Henry Jenkins. It includes blog posts on various media related topics like how to deal with new media culture.

Digital Literacy (By Microsoft) [USA]
Microsoft’s online learning centre on Digital Literacy. It contains learning materials and online lessons.

Digital Literacy: Skills for the 21st Century [USA]
A website by Centre for Children & Technology (CCT) in New York, USA, dedicated to provide a freestanding set of resources that teachers and professional developers can access and use without the need for in-person training.

DMLcentral [USA]
The website is the online presence for the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub located at the systemwide University of California Humanities Research Institute. It is aimed to enable break-through collaborations and evoke illuminating conversations that lead to innovations in learning and public participation on the topics digital media and learning.

Education Week [USA]
Editorial Projects in Education Is the independent, nonprofit publisher of Education Week on K-12 education. Their mission is to raise awareness and understanding of critical issues facing American schools.

EDUCAUSE [USA]
A nonprofit association whose mission is to advance higher education by promoting the intelligent use of information technology. This website contains articles and resources on information literacy.

Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR) [USA]
The national media watch group that offers criticism of media bias and censorship.

The Freedom Forum [Washington DC, USA]
A nonpartisan foundation reporting news on free press, free speech and free spirit.

ICT Digital Literacy [USA]
The website contains resources on Information and Communication Literacy and Digital Literacy.

International Visual Literacy Association [NY, USA]
A non-profit association of educators, artists, and researchers dedicated to the principles of visual literacy. They provides education, instruction and training in modes of visual communication and the application through the concept of visual literacy to individuals, groups, organizations, and to the public in general.

Journal of Media Literacy [MN, USA]
The Journal of Media Literacy is published up to three times a year. Its readership is composed largely of K-12 teachers, teacher educators, professors, community activists, and media professionals from around the world interested in growing the field of media literacy.

KQED Education Digital Media Center [CA, USA]
The Center strives to engage people in the media production process with community and educator trainings, tools, content, and outreach.

Media Channel 2.0 [NY, USA]
A non-profit Web site dedicated to global media issues with news and commentary from an international network of media-issues organizations and publications. Resources include thematic special reports, action toolkits, discussion forums, an indexed directory of hundreds of affiliated groups and a searchable media-issues database. Also features a new education center for K-12 teachers, including teaching units, lesson plans, handouts and other tools from teachers and experts around the world.

Media Commons: A digital scholarly network [USA]
A community network for scholars, students, and practitioners in media studies, promoting exploration of new forms of publishing within the field. It includes articles by scholars on new media related issues.

Media Education Foundation (MEF) [USA]
The Media Education Foundation produces and distributes documentary films and other educational resources to inspire critical reflection on the social, political, and cultural impact of American mass media.

Media Education Lab [USA]
Media Education Lab at Temple University aiming to improve media literacy education through scholarship and community service.

Media Literacy Clearinghouse [USA]
This web page includes numerous articles, background and lesson plans designed to help K-12 Educators integrate media literacy into classroom instruction.

Media Literacy Project [NM, USA]
A project to advance education and advocate media justice.

Media Research Center [VA, USA]
A media monitoring organization that aims at bringing political balance and responsibility to the media .The site provides lots of articles analyzing the media performance in the US.

Media Resources Center at UCB [CA, USA]
The Media Resources Center (MRC) is the UC Berkeley Library’s primary collection of materials in electronic non-print (audio and visual) formats. In there thousands kind of media resources could be found. Online materials (http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC/onlinemediamenu.html ) such as audio records of lectures in UCB, list of world audio sites, etc., are free for the net-users to download and browse.

MediaShift [USA]
MediaShift dedicated to tracking how a variety of new media are changing our media world. The website includes commentary and reporting to tell stories of how the shifting media landscape is changing the way we get our news and information.

The Media Spot [NY, USA]
A website that contains resources that provides support and context to media literacy education.

Media Watch [CA, USA]
This organization aims to challenge abusive stereotypes and other biased images commonly found in the media by distributing educational videos, media literacy information and newsletters to help create more informed consumers of the mass media.

Media Literacy – Gateway Site for Media Literacy Education [USA]
A site dedicates to increase awareness of the need for media literacy education and of the many resources available for teaching it. Contain links to various media statistics.

Media Literacy (University of Connecticut) [USA]
A website by University of Connecticut providing a variety of links and guidelines on different types of literacies for users and teachers.

Media Literacy (University of Utah) [USA]
A page from University of Utah’s Education Network introducing Meida Literacy.
It contains media-literacy-related links.

Morality In Media (MIM) [USA]
A national, non-profit, interfaith organization to combat obscenity and uphold decency standards in the media. It conducts public information programs to educate and involve concerned citizens.

National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) [USA]
The National Association for Media Literacy Education (formerly Alliance for a Media Literate America) is a national membership organization dedicated to advancing the field of media literacy education in the United States.

Net Literacy [USA]
An organization that promotes net literacy. The website includes information and resources on net literacy and net safety.

New Media Literacies [USA]
The New Media Literacies constitute the core cultural competencies and social skills that young people need in our new media landscape. The website includes publications and blog posts addressing New Media Literacies issues.

Parents Television Council [CA, USA]
A non-partisan education organization dedicated to improving the quality of entertainment programming, with emphasis on television. They also provide Family Guide to Prime Time Television in the US.

PBS Teachers Resources For The Classroom [USA]
PBS provides educational resources including lesson plans, teaching activities, on-demand video assets, and interactive games and simulations for preK-12 education.

Pew Research Center for the People and the Press [DC, USA]
An independent, non-partisan public opinion research organization that studies attitudes toward politics, the press and public policy issues. It serves as information resource for political leaders, journalists, scholars and citizens.

Project Look Sharp [USA]
A media literacy initiative of Ithaca College to provide materials, training and support for the effective integration of media literacy with critical thinking into classroom curricula at all education levels.

Senior Connects by Net Literacy [USA]
A webpage created by Net Literacy that provides basic computer knowledge for senior people to promote senior digital literacy.

Television & Children on WETA [USA]
Recourses on how TV viewing affects children for parents and educators.

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Europe:

Media Education Centre (MEC) [Europe]
An non political, nonprofit and NGO, gathering youngsters willing to work for aims of scientific and professional researches about influence and implementation of film, animation, TV and new (multi)media in Communication, Intercultural Dialogue, Voluntarism, non formal education for the population through media literacy, media education and education in media.

Media Education in India [Germany]
A report of a study on Media Education in India.

The International Clearinghouse on Children, Youth & Media [Sweden]
The Clearinghouse collects and documents research and other information on children, youth and media across the world. It aims to increase awareness and knowledge about children, youth and media and enhancing children’s and young people’s media literacy and media competence.

British Film Institute [UK]
The website provides review describes the activities of the institute, also aim at offering a wide range of learning experiences on films and TV for all ages in both formal and informal education.?

Digital Media and Society [UK]
A site dedicated to provide an online space where those with an interest in the relationship between these new technologies and society can share views, resources and queries.

English and Media Centre [UK]
A not-for-profit trust that provides publications and professional development on all aspects of English teaching for teachers and students of literature, language and media in the UK and abroad.

Film Education [UK]
The Film Education website has been created for primary and secondary teachers and students using film across the curriculum.

A Manifesto for Media Education [UK]
A website where you can find a variety of writers’ summations of their reasoning for media education.

Ofcom [UK]
Ofcom is the communications regulator in th United Kingdom that regulate the TV and radio sectors, fixed line telecoms and mobiles, plus the airwaves over which wireless devices operate. They make sure that people in the UK get the best from their communications services and are protected from scams and sharp practices, as well as harmful or offensive material.

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Asia:

Media Education Center [Armenia]
A website that provides media and digital literacy resources and tools for secondary and high schools in Armenia, carries out public awareness campaigns, researches on young peoples’ media and Internet use.

中國傳媒大學 [China]
中國傳媒大學的網站。

復旦大學新聞學院 [China]
中國復旦大學新聞學院的網站。

Hong Kong Association of Media Education 香港傳媒教育協會 [Hong Kong]
A blog by Hong Kong media education scholars on media literacy issues.

Media Digest (RTHK) [Hong Kong]
由香港電台製作,一本有關傳媒動態、現象及文化的網上月刊,包含了專題、分析性報道及傳媒參考資料等。

明光社關於傳媒的社關焦點專題網站 [Hong Kong]
香港明光社網站與傳媒通識教育相關的社關焦點專題資訊及文章。

香港傳媒教育計劃 Hong Kong Media Education Project [Hong Kong]
香港浸會大學新聞系李月蓮博士編製的傳媒教育網頁,內容包括傳媒教育書籍、網站和影音資料,此外還包括大眾傳媒的網站及香港傳播研究目錄。

MARS MEDIA (火星媒體)

香港中文大學新聞與傳播學院的社區項目,在本地中小學推動傳媒教育。

HKDAVC–Media Education [Hong Kong]
天主教香港教區視聽中心為推動媒體識讀教育而設的網頁。

TEJ-PRASARINI : Don Bosco Communications [India]
Tej-Prasarini is a media and communication institution run by the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) of the province of Mumbai. It combines a multimedia production centre with training programmes in creativity, media and peace education.

Japan Media Literacy Research Institute (FCT) [Japan]
A Japanese Media Literacy website.

MELL (Media Expression, Learning and Literacy Project) [Japan]
A Japanese Media Literacy project.

台灣媒體觀察教育基金會 [Taiwan]
為實踐「傳播權」而成立的台灣傳媒監察組織。致力於強化媒體觀察與識讀教育。

Updated on: Aug 2020