The Association for Media Literacy
Neil Andersen, M. Ed., @mediasee, is president of The Association for Media Literacy (Ontario). He has taught primary to post-secondary media studies for over 30 years, including media studies additional qualifications courses for Mount Saint Vincent University, York University, the University of Toronto and the Toronto District School Board. He has given keynotes and workshops across Canada, in the US, Japan, India, China, Australia, England and Sweden.
He has made movies and videos, authored student textbooks, journal articles, teacher resource books, over 200 study guides, and designed T-shirts, posters, interactive CDs, websites, and programs.
His awards include the Jesse McCanse Award (National Telemedia Council) and The Magic Lantern Award (The Association for Media and Technology in Education).
His writing includes “Media literacy’s gifts to literature study” in English Teaching: Practice and Critique, "Canadian Agents" in Volume 64 of the Journal of Media Literacy, which he co-edited, “Media Literacy Education in Ontario” in Media Literacy in Action (Routledge), “How Might Context Influence Media Literacy Education?” in Multidisciplinary Approaches to Media Literacy (China Communications Research Institute) and "Global Connections" in Teaching Media Literacy (ALA Neal-Schuman)