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Media literacy, Moral Panic and Video Games - Learning Through Play

Media literacy, Moral Panic and Video Games - Learning Through Play

A cultural phenomenon, a 350 billion-dollar-a-year industry, a vehicle for developing participatory culture and core skills of the XXI century - media and digital literacy among them; a sport? Or the worst thing that's ever happened to the kids since TV? On July 23rd, we'll discuss the unique medium and experience of video games, learning through learning (and the difference between game-based…

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Teaching the Conspiracies

Teaching the Conspiracies

A 2-Week Deep Dive Micro-Credential Course for Emerging and Established LeadersBuilding upon the success of the first micro-credential course "Teaching the Conspiracies" in February's MediaEd Institute, we are thrilled to offer a new follow up with four new modules of online professional learning experience…

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MediaEd Club: The Future is Analog

MediaEd Club: The Future is Analog

In this session, Francia Garcia Hernandez will guide a discussion on the future of technology based on the thought-provoking book "The Future is Analog" by David Sax.Amid the increasing use of AI and predictions about the digital future, this book offers some lessons drawn from the COVID-19 pandemic that can guide individuals in using…

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Perception, Fear, and Media: Roots of Polarization

Perception, Fear, and Media: Roots of Polarization

Perception, Fear, and Media: Roots of PolarizationA 2-Week Deep Dive Micro-Credential Course for Emerging and Established LeadersBuilding upon the success of the February's MediaEd Institute, we are thrilled to offer a new online professional learning experience for educators who want to advance their…

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Media Club: Gen Z, Digital Media and Transcultural Lives

Media Club: Gen Z, Digital Media and Transcultural Lives

In this session, Kiran Vinod Bhatia and Manisha Pathak-Shelat will share the methodological approach and key arguments proposed in their book Gen Z, Digital Media and Transcultural Lives: At Home i…

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Librarians on YouTube

Librarians on YouTube

Librarians are often challenged to connect with their communities (learners, fellow educators, and the public) with limited time, among competing priorities, and especially recently, across distance. Among many creative approaches to engagement, YouTube offers a fresh approach for librarians to build connections beyond the physical spaces of the library and outside of formal learning environments…

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Internet: Indispensable or Evil?

Internet: Indispensable or Evil?

OverviewIn these four lessons, students use the episode Adam Ruins the Internet (Season 2, Episode 12) as a starting point to discuss the role of the Internet in modern culture and learn about media policies that shape people’s online…

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Digital and Media Literacy: A Process of Learning

Digital and Media Literacy: A Process of Learning

Digital and Media Literacy: A Learning Process …

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All About Media

All About Media

It's never too early to be smart about media!Give emerging readers the tools to learn about media, evaluate it, and understand it. Readers will learn essential critical thinking concepts along with important topics such as understanding how to find sources and how to properly source, privacy and Internet safety, evaluating ads and news reports, and determining the differences between facts,…

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