For The Arts Service Project

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    20 Months
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KQED is Northern California’s largest public broadcasting media outlet. Nationally, it is one of the most-watched Public Broadcasting Service television stations during primetime and the most listened to National Public Radio member station with 830,000 listeners each week. KQED plans to implement a two-year initiative to develop a new multimedia arts service and arts editorial strategy that emphasizes the centrality of arts to civic life and the cultural vitality of the San Francisco Bay Area. Support would enable KQED to establish its first Arts Desk, a three-person management team that would develop original material for television, radio, the internet, mobile applications, and educational use. It would also develop creative community-based and online audience engagement strategies and a tablet application.
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2601 Mariposa St, San Francisco, CA, 94110, United States
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for developing digital media literacy skills and engagement among teachers and students  
KQED is a public media organization dedicated to providing people with the knowledge they need to make informed decisions, convening community dialogue, and helping students and teachers thrive in 21st century classrooms. KQED seeks to better understand how to use OER to build a media literacy ecosystem so that students and teachers acquire skills that strengthen deeper learning and civic participation. This work will support the development of standards-aligned OER for teachers and students as well as research on OER effectiveness.

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