Control is for the moment; communication lasts a lifetime
We are pleased to announce the dates for the Advanced Certificate in Media Literacy for 2013:
Sunday, July 7 (3pm-6pm then supper) through 8:00pm Saturday, July 13.
The complete schedule will be posted in May.
This full week course is designed for catechetical leaders, catechists (parish programs and Catholic schools), youth ministers, parents, and all interested in navigating the world of media and culture through the lens of faith.
Topics treated include:
Introduction to Media Literacy Education
Core Concepts & Key Questions of Media
Media Literacy & Media Mindfulness
Theology & Spirituality of Communication
Philosophy/Ideology & the Media
Film History and Analysis
Popular Culture, Music and Advertising
Influence of Digital Culture on Faith
We are pleased to announce that on Friday, July 12,
we will attend the National Media Literacy Education Conference in Torrence, CA.
So far the teaching staff includes: Sister Rose Pacatte, FSP, nationally recognized media literacy educator, Sr. Nancy Usslemann, FSP, specialist in music and popular culture, Joan Doyle, Master Catechist and author, Sr. Jennifer Hyatt, FSP, spirituality and theology of communication, the Rev. Scott D. Young on the history of cinema.
A certificate in Media Literacy will be awarded upon completion of the course and final project.
The National Directory for Catechesis lists five ways catechists are to bridge faith and culture with media:
Media literacy education is an educational and faith formation imperative for the 21st century.
Fee includes text books (except the National Directory for Catechesis) and a flash drive with all presentations; continental breakfasts, coffee breaks, two suppers (lunch is on your own), and tour of Sony Studios.
Please contact Sr. Jennifer at PCMS@paulinemedia.com now to be placed on the mailing list.
Please note: Each student is required to bring a laptop computer (with wireless Internet capability if possible) and is able to use it competently during the course. This is a paperless course so a laptop is essential.