OELMA and CMCIG Announce a Summer Workshop: Popping the Fake News Bubble

OELMA and CMCIG of ALAO are pleased to announce a Summer Workshop – “Popping the Fake News Bubble: Engaging Students in 21st Century Media and Information Literacy,” on Monday, June 19, 2017, at The Ohio State University – Newark Campus, 1179 University Drive.

Featuring a hands-on keynote with media literacy expert, Frank W. Baker (http://frankwbaker.com/),  as well as concurrent sessions, poster sessions, maker stations for lesson plans, tech tools, assessment ideas as well as opportunities to network – this summer workshop will give you the tools to engage teachers and students come the fall.   Doors open at 8:15, opening session begins at 9:00

Register today – https://aom.formstack.com/forms/oelmasummer

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Popping the Fake News Bubble Workshop with Frank W. Baker

Do you have an effective lesson or strategy for teaching students about fake news, media literacy, or filter bubbles? If you do, you are invited to share at the OELMA and CMCIG of ALAO one-day fake news and media literacy event.

This poster session will last from about 30 to 45 minutes. Each presenter will have a table space to set up a poster to share their teaching ideas. Presenters may bring a laptop or tablet to share digital information. Attendees will have a chance to stroll through the room visiting the various stations during this time. Poster sessions are a quick simple way to share and gather information. Experienced and first time presenters are welcome!

If you are interested, please fill out the following brief survey.

https://goo.gl/forms/1yB0TKAzfaGaSStB3

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