The First Period of the International Media Literacy Olympiad (IMLO 2018) is held in Malaysia

The first International Media Literacy Olympiad, with the participation of Iranian and Malaysian students selected by the Iranian Media Literacy Club in Kuala Lumpur, will be held in Malaysia from March 13 to 22, according to Mehr News Agency.

Given the role of the media in educating futurists in different countries of the world, as well as the importance of empowering teenage audiences against media messages, the global media literacy movement has accelerated in recent years in many countries around the world, especially in the eastern and developing countries. In this regard, Iran’s media literacy club, as one of the pioneers of this field, has been designing and implementing a national and international event with an adolescent audience.

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International Media Literacy Olympiad

The International Media Literacy Olympiad is a competitive high school student who has 4 levels of study in each stage. The first three stages are national and the fourth stage is internationally defined.
The first stage of this competition is held every year among all high school students at the country level, and by measuring the levels of access and analyzing the message, there are four alternatives to the generalization of media literacy.

The second phase is a competition between the top 10% of the first stage participants and, in addition to the levels of access and analysis of the message, the critical thinking level of the students is measured by an anatomical test. At this stage, the questions in the form of mental design is a media condition, and the student responds to questions with his own imagination in interacting with these conditions.
The third stage, with a group of 30 to 40 senior students in the previous stages, is held in a Recreational, entertainment, educational, media production, and instrumental camp. In this 7-day camp, students, in addition to being evaluated by conventional tests in three levels of access, analysis and critical thinking, should have media productions for the diffusion of media literacy. For this, the skills of producing and sharing messages are also measured at this stage.

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