Call for Chapters: Media Literacy Research and Applications Across Disciplines


Melda N. Yildiz
New York Institute of Technology, USA

Minaz Fazal
New York Institute of Technology, USA

Meesuk Ahn
Teachers College, Columbia University, USA

Robert Feirsen
New York Institute of Technology, USA

Sebnem Ozdemir
Beykent Üniversitesi, Turkey

Call for Chapters

Proposals Submission Deadline: August 15, 2018
Full Chapters Due: November 15, 2018
Submission Date: March 30, 2019


This edited book seeks to collaborate with scholars around the world to provide the national and international perspectives on Media Literacy Education.


Our goal is to present current trends in research and application in the field of media literacy across disciplines, investigate challenges and solutions, and document its implications for P20 education.

Target Audience

The target audience for this text includes: media educators, activists, librarians, educational leaders, educational researchers, parents, teachers, teacher educators.

Recommended Topics

Recommended topics include, but are not limited to, the following:

Critical Framework for Understanding Media Literacy:
  • Media Literacy Education in the Digital Age
  • Research Methodologies in the Study of Media Literacy
  • Cosmopolitan Ethics and Values in Media Literacy Education
  • Legal Aspects of Media Literacy
  • Security and Privacy Issues in Media Literacy Education
  • Role of Data Analytics in Media Literacy
  • Data Visualization and Data Literacy

Role of Media Literacy for the 21st Century Careers and College Readiness:
  • Social Media and Activism among Youth
  • Media Literacy and Global Competencies in Teacher Education
  • Media Literacy Professional Development
  • Media Literacy for Cultivating 21st Century Skills in Teachers and School Leaders
  • Media Literacy for Parents and Students

Culturally and linguistically Responsive Curriculum Design in Media Literacy Education:
  • Transdisciplinary Approach to Curriculum Design
  • Media Literacy for Blended and Personalized Learning
  • Innovative Approaches for Teaching Media Literacy
  • Universal Design for Learning (UDL) in Media Literacy Education
  • Project Based Learning in Media Literacy Education
  • Role of Museums and Libraries in Media Literacy

Media Literacy Education in Developing Countries:
  • Media Literacy Organizations
  • Global Literacy Projects (e.g. UNESCO)

Challenges, Solutions, and Further Implications:
  • Critical Pedagogy
  • Social Re-constructivism in Media Education

Submission Procedure

Researchers and practitioners are invited to submit on or before November 15, 2018 a full chapter of approximately 10,0000 words. All interested authors must consult the guidelines for manuscript submissions at prior to submission. All submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis. Contributors may also be requested to serve as reviewers for this project.

Note: There are no submission or acceptance fees for manuscripts submitted to this book publication. All manuscripts are accepted based on a double-blind peer review editorial process and all submitted chapters will be reviewed on a double-blind review basis.

All chapters must be submitted through the eEditorial Discovery®TM online submission manager.


This book is scheduled to be published by IGI Global (formerly Idea Group Inc.), publisher of the "Information Science Reference" (formerly Idea Group Reference), "Medical Information Science Reference," "Business Science Reference," and "Engineering Science Reference" imprints. For additional information regarding the publisher, please visit This publication is anticipated to be released in 2019.

Important Dates

November 15, 2018: Full Chapter Submission
January 30, 2019: Review Results Returned
February 28, 2019: Revised Chapter Submissions
March 30, 2019: Final Chapter Submission


Melda N. Yildiz
New York Institute of Technology, USA

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