Teaching Media Literacy in a Fake News World

Course 5122

Filled with resources, videos, strategies, and more, Teaching Media Literacy in a Fake News World, will have you digging deep into this timely topic. Investigate media literacy, fake news basics, and effective and engaging teaching strategies. Discover the five components of media literacy education, and uncover reliable methods for educating students about fake news. Reflect on current practices and develop opportunities to apply new learning to your classroom or school for a real, relevant impact on 21st Century students.

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What you will learn:

Goals and Objectives of this Course:

  • Use provided prompts specific to media literacy education, to describe assumptions and insights of practitioners, researchers and self, including how the information relates to professional educational practice.
  • Explain, in writing, the foundations, purpose, and methods of media literacy education.
  • Summarize, in writing, ideas for implementation of course concepts with students and/or colleagues.
  • Describe, in writing, strategies for teaching about fake news.
  • Develop lesson plans or a professional learning activity on the topic of media literacy.
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