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Media Literacy: A Crash Course in 60 Minutes

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If you attend the live session, you’ll be emailed a CE certificate within 24 hours of the webinar. If you view the recording and would like a CE certificate, join the Emerging Tech community and go to the Webinar Archives folder to take the CE quiz.

Let’s face it. Fake media is a hot topic in, ahem, the media. But it is also a hot topic in education. In November 2016, the Stanford History Education Group (SHEG) published Evaluating Information: The Cornerstone of Civic Online Reasoning, a study that revealed concerning results. Because students increasingly turn to online news to meet their research needs, it is more important than ever for educators to help them separate truth from fiction. In this session, USA TODAY Reporter Greg Toppo will join Michelle Luhtala, Library Department Chair, New Canaan High School, CT to discuss shifting trends in the news business and what teachers can do to help their learners sift through the information pool to find trustworthy journalism. This webinar will benefit librarians.

For more information and to register, visit: http://home.edweb.net/webinar/media-literacy-crash-course-60-minutes/

Date:
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Time:
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Location:
Online webinar
Campus:
Alaska State Library ~Statewide
Categories:
Focus: School Libraries

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