AMP News: education

The Detroit Future Media Guide to Digital Literacy

The Detroit Future Media Guide to Digital Literacy is out! This beautifully designed guide presents reflections and resources from three years of media-based organizing for community revitalization through the Detroit Future Media program.

The 72-page guidebook introduces the concept of "digital literacy" and its role in community revitalization. It provides a history of the Detroit Future Media program and its impact, core ideas, program structure, and curriculum samples for you to use and adapt.

AMP Camp 2014 is August 16 - August 20

Apply for AMP Camp 2014

AMP Camp is a retreat for Detroit-based artist-educators. It will take place Saturday, August 16 through Wednesday, August 20, 2014, at a group of beachside cabins in Silver Lake, MI.

Now in its third year, AMP Camp is like an intense and intimate version of the Allied Media Conference.

This year’s AMP Camp will focus on the theme "Creative Cognition: Understanding one's own creative process in order to understand how to facilitate creativity in others."

Detroit Future Schools is hiring

Detroit Future Schools is seeking experienced, visionary applicants for two roles for the 2014-2015 school year: Program Coordinator and Artist-in-residence of Detroit Future Schools’ In-school Program.

Detroit Future Schools' 2014 Network Gathering: "Activating New Realities" (April 12)

Come join us for Detroit Future Schools' 2014 Network Gathering: "Activating New Realities," Saturday, April 12, 2014, 10:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Be a part of a critical conversation on humanizing education and action-planning on what you want education to look like in Detroit.

Data visualization of AMC connections, part of the "Visualizing the impact of critical connections" proposal to the News Challenge

Comment on AMP's proposals to the Knight News Challenge

Allied Media Projects is involved in four proposals that have been submitted for consideration to the Knight News Challenge. The News Challenge called for ideas that answer the question "How can we strengthen the Internet for free expression and innovation?" We responded with project proposals on community-based technology education, data visualization, and participatory action research.