The international event of IMLO will be held in two stages on February and March 2020.
The first stage deals with a free and online multiple-choice test which will be taken on 29th February 2020, at 9:00 am (GMT)
You can see the left time to the first stage of IMLO 2020 on the main page of IMLO application.
All IMLO participants must participate in the first stage test whose score is a part of final score, having effect on the final rank.
The second stage of IMLO 2020 will be hosted on two days Muscat in 6-7 March 2020. On these two days, well-qualified participants of the first stage will compete with each other in different forms such as multi-media test, short video clip making, AR quiz game, etc.
Also, IMLO 2020 includes some special events on the side such as “cinema panel” with the distinguished faces in the field of media being in attendance from different countries, “talk panel” about the media literacy issues of the day, with the experts and professors of this field being in attendance from different universities of the world, etc.
Attendance in the second stage of this event costs 5 OMR that must be paid in cash while reception time.
Finally, well-qualified participants will be awarded Gold, Silver, and Bronze medals besides cash prizes according to the chart below.
How to get prepared for IMLO 2020
Whatever you need for participation in IMLO 2020 is available on the Library & Resources section of the application or website. The resources include two main parts;
first: the Media Literacy textbook with 5 units and 18 lessons in which all media literacy issues have been discussed in a clear and simple way, and it is necessary for any third-millennium-generation youngster to read it!
Second: a collection of articles on media literacy, written by international activists in this field.
Note that you are not to memorize anything as you do for another lessons such as Literature and Biology! However, a general acquaintance with the content of the resources is enough for participation in this event. We are not going to examine your memory but your thinking and analyzing.
To get more familiar with the type of questions in the first stage, you can use the Exam Simulator section in IMLO app and challenge yourself .
For any question about IMLO 2020, contact us by email: firstname.lastname@example.org