National Association for Media Literacy Education
National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) is a national membership organization dedicated to advancing the field of media literacy education in the United States. It aims to “help individuals of all ages develop the habits of inquiry and skills of expression that they need to be critical thinkers, effective communicators and active citizens in today’s world.” On this website you can learn the history of media literacy education in the US, explore issues of The Journal of Media Literacy Education, connect with NAMLE members, find information about their bi-annual conference, and more.
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