In August 2020 our own C+MRC Director, Dr. Vanessa E. Greenwood, released her 3rd book, Navigating Media Literacy: A Pedagogical Tour of Disneyland (Myers Education Press). Our intern interviewed her about what makes this book different from all the other books about Disney and why everyone outside (as well as inside) the Academy should read it. Here are excerpts from the interview.
The impact of virtual schooling en masse will not be felt until we leave it. Like virtual reality we will not be able to truly understand learning during the pandemic until we exit our educational lockdown and return to the brick-and-mortar classroom. But it remains to be seen if and when we will ever fully return. In this media literacy thought-piece, Dr. Vanessa E. Greenwood contemplates the Oculus Rift as an allegory for reimagining post-pandemic schooling in the United States.
This C+MRC podcast features Dr. Joel Penney talking about his award-winning 2017 book The Citizen Marketer: Promoting Political Opinion in the Social Media Age. He calls for citizen-marketing to be more introspective, adaptive, critically engaging, and more meaningful.
In this podcast, Dr. Naumoff discusses "Latinx" and what Marco Rubio's rhetorical moves can teach Republicans about securing the vote in the near future.
This podcast features Dr. Bond Benton and Dr. Daniela Paterka-Benton, a dynamic research duo at the intersection of media, popular culture, cross-cultural communication, and transnational crimes.