Session includes:

  • 30 minutes of learning

    to complete at your own pace

  • Editable workbook

    to keep your notes and ideas

  • Certificate of completion

    to download and share


Dr Glenn Cupit

Senior Lecturer in Child Education, University of South Australia (Retired ), Former Vice-president, Australian Council on Children and the Media (ACCM)

In 2014, Dr C. Glenn Cupit retired from 37 years preparing early childhood educators (including seven years as Head of School) in the deLissa Institute of Early Childhood and Family Studies at the University of South Australia (UniSA) and its precursors. Glenn was Vice-President of Australian Council on Children and the Media (ACCM) and former Senior Lecturer in Child development at the University of South Australia. Since retiring he accepted a position as an honorary staff member of the Adelaide College of Divinity at Flinders University and an invitation to run a course on Children, family and community: Biblical & theological perspectives for the Asian Graduate School of Theology. Prior to UniSA, he spent six years on the staff of Wollongong University College, five at Kingston College of Advanced Education (CAE), and eleven at the South Australian/Hartley CAE. A psychologist by background Glenn has specialised in child development with an emphasis on children's interaction with electronic media and children’s spiritual development. He has been an advisor to all Australian networks (except SBS), several independent producers, and the Australian Broadcasting Authority. Glenn has written extensively on topics around child development, media-based play, education, developmental psychology, and sexualisation and has given public lectures in Australian and internationally. Glenn is married with two adult sons and two grand-daughters. Outside of work he has been a children's media advocate, semi-professional musician, actor, puppeteer, bush-walker and church elder.

Course curriculum

  • 1


    • Welcome!

    • Downloadable Coursebook

    • A note on professional development

  • 2


    • Healthy Media Consumption – Practical Strategies

  • 3


    • What did you think?

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