Henry Jenkins is the principal investigator for Project New Media Literacies and the author of 13 books on various aspects of media, digital media and pop culture.
This article describes a pilot project that linked youth detention centers with community libraries in two cities, to work specifically with incarcerated youth and new learning technologies.
For educators aiming to teach global perspectives, we teach students in the U.S. and the West Bank to use current e-technologies so they can easily craft and share their personal stories, whether through iMovie, blogging, online discussion boards, or some other tech-based means of communication, stressing the importance of individual experience and storytelling.
If you are looking to integrate Web 2.0 tools within after-school programs, youth media projects or in the classroom, you will find the following technology useful.
Creating an appetite for quality international news among the next generation is critical to fostering a healthy media landscape in the future.
Wide Angle is looking for a dedicated, energetic, and engaged Program Manager to guide, support, and manage our youth media programs. The Program Manager will work directly with students and staff and be a leader in the organization. Our core programs serve 100 youth annually and we reach an additional 400 students with presentations and […]
Youth Media Project (YMP) Program and Education Director oversees programming, including the Audio Revolution! radio production team and educational programs. Applicant should be proficient in the teaching of: media literacy, interviewing, researching, audio recording, digital and social media skills, and creative writing (experience with narrative radio a plus). Also required is the ability to be […]
Get ready for the 14th Annual North American All Youth Film and Education Day that The Tower of Youth has produced over the last 14 years! The unique educational event showcases movies entirely made and juried by high school youth. In addition to showing all the top juried movies, the full day event will feature […]
Youth Media Project is seeking a motivated, self-initiating individual for year-long service to build capacity in organizational operations and development. The Education and Communications Associate will assist in the coordination and instruction of YMP’s educational and media production and broadcasting programs, expand the delivery of youth-produced media content, and work closely with staff and director […]