2018 Media Arts Shows

The NYS Media Arts Teachers’ Association is pleased to announce the dates for the regional spring media arts         shows for 2018.

Although mostly high school students attend , elementary and middle/junior high school students are also eligible to participate.                                                                                         Teachers should check with the regional show coordinators for specifics: who may attend, hours, and location. Contact information for your region is in the newsletter.

Make your plans, reserve your bus and announce the event to your students.

Western NY                                  March 9, 2018

Lower Hudson Region               March 13, 2018

Long Island                                  March 23, 2018

Capital Region                             April 2, 2018

New York City                             TBA


Graduate Certificate in Media Literacy / University of Rhode Island / Media Education Lab

We welcome you to enroll in EDC 534, Seminar in Digital Authorship, taught during the Spring 2015 semester. This fully-online course will be taught by Renee Hobbs using an open-network learning environment, where we’ll explore the theory and practice of expanding forms of authorship in a digital age. We’ll use Google Hangouts, Twitter, YouTube and several other creative multimedia production platforms, exploring and analyzing various instructional strategies that enable students to be authors of their own learning.

DATES: Course runs January 26 – May 2, 2015

TIME: This is a fully-online course with optional, non-required Google Hangouts each Monday from 7 – 8 p.m.

LOCATION: Take this graduate-level class from the comfort of your home – all meetings, activities and work occurs online


Click here to learn more about how to register 

Stay tuned! We will be sending out more information in February about the Summer Institute in Digital Literacy, scheduled for July 25 – 31, 2015.

For those of you who are moving towards completing the certificate program, know that we’re proud of you. You are pioneers!

Julie Coiro and Renee Hobbs
Co-Directors, Graduate Certificate in Digital Literacy