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PACE Nat'l Conference 2015

by College of Liberal Arts and Communication

Posted on April 07, 2015 at 10:03:23 AM

DLSU-D is hosting the National Conference and General Assembly of the Philippine Association of Communication Educators Foundation Inc (PACE) from April 16 to 18, 2015 at the Tanghalang Julian Felipe. Themed: New Media and Political Discourse: Literacies, Advocacies, Challenges, the conference aims to present research outputs that discuss the new media and its advocacies.

Teachers and students (graduate and undergraduate) of Communication, Development Communication, Media, Journalism, Broadcasting, Public Relations and related fields are presenting research results on literacy, challenges, and ethical issues linked to latest media and advocacies. The topics revolve on: civic engagement, community development, conflict and terrorism discourse, corporate social responsibility, culture and new media, economies and economic integration, elections and new media, entertainment, environment and political discourses-climate change, disaster risk reduction.

PACE is offering a discounted rate of P 800 for DLSU-D students and faculty who are interested to attend the conference. The rate is inclusive of conference ID, kit, certificate, am (3) and pm (2) snacks and lunch (2).

Here are the conference objectives:
1. examine the interplay among new media and content users and creators that may increase or decrease meaningful political discourse;
2. engage in dialogue on the various prospects of online research methodologies with emphasis on the emergent discourse on new media and politics;
3. advocate a new media literacy campaign that will help address the socio-political inequities and ethical dilemmas resulting from the quality of political discourse.

For queries, call the Communication and Journalism Department at local 3108.

For the conference program and line-up of speakers please visit:

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