Global MIL Week 2019 Feature Conference
K S Arul Selvan
Associate Professor, Indira Gandhi National Open University
Dr. K S Arul Selvan is an Associate Professor with the School of Journalism and New Media Studies, IGNOU, India.He is the Coordinator for the Doctoral degree programme of the school. In addition to this, he manages an Appreciation Programme in Media and Information Literacy.He was a part of the MIL South Asia training workshop organized by UNESCO and was closely associated with the establishment of MILUNI (Media and Information Literacy University Network of India) in 2014 (affiliated with the GAPMIL of UNESCO).
Dr. Arul has 13 years of media education experience in the Indian University system.
Prior to that he was associated with the South Asian Online Journalism programme of the BBC World Service Trust as a trainer, mentor and project coordinator. He worked as Indian investigator on the International Federation of Journalists’ six country research programme on HIV/AIDS reporting. He is the recipient of Summer Doctoral Fellowship from Oxford Internet Institute, University of Oxford. Dr. Arul is managing a digital repository on MIL - www.medialit.in