Media Education Research Section

The primary goal and mission of the Media Education Research Section is to encourage and promote research in the theory and practice of Media Education at the school, college and university levels of education.

Chair: Sara Pereira (University of Minho, Portugal) [Contact]
Vice chair: Ruchi Kher Jaggi, Symbiosis International (Deemed University), India [Contact]
Vice chair: Michael Hoechsman (Lakehead University, Canada) [Contact]
Vice chair: Leena Ripatti-Torniainen (University of Helsinki, Finland) [Contact]

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Members of this Section focus on media education theory and practices in both developing and developed countries, research relating to ‘knowledge societies’ and critical analysis of strategies and policies.





erythrina_caffraIAMCR Conference in Durban, South Africa, July 15-19, 2012
The Media Education Research Section (MER) warmly invites submissions (both individual proposals and collective panels) for the next IAMCR conference to be held at the University of KwaZulu Natal (UKZN) in Durban, South Africa. The section is interested in papers bearing on all the...
istanbulThe Media Education Research Section will be organizing panels at the 2011 IAMCR conference in Istanbul, Turkey. The section is interested in papers bearing on all the dimensions of media education research:
braga_2010The Media Education Research Section of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) invites submissions for the IAMCR Conference that will be held in Braga (Portugal) 2010 from July 18-22. The overall conference theme is 'Communication and Citizenship. Rethinking Crisis and Change'.