Annelene Timmermann writes about her experience as a speaker and delegate at The Image Conference Brussels.
- What did you enjoy about The Image Conference?
There was a large variety of sessions to choose from and the speakers and participants came from many different countries. It was a very international and inspirational event.
- How was The Image Conference different from other conferences you’ve been to?
I found the focus of approaching ELT from an ‘image’ perspective innovative.
- Sum up your talk briefly.
Making pupils media lit! Integrating media literacy into language lessons
This interactive workshop enhanced teachers’ media literacy and critical thinking skills and provided them with a practical toolbox and inspirational ideas for their English lessons. The activities focused on images (e.g. emoji, reverse image search) and videos (e.g. deep fake).
- What were the main discussion points to arise in The Image Conference?
Media literacy, visual thinking strategies, multimodality