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Summer programs in media literacy

courtesy of media education lab

 University of Rhode Island

 Rhode Island

 July 26 – July 31, 2015


Overview: This six-day institute focuses on how literacy is changing as a result of emerging media and technologies. This program focuses on the implications of this cultural and technological shift for teaching and learning. Explore the innovative approaches now being used by K-12 educators, librarians, and college and university faculty. You will learn how to conduct project-based inquiry using a variety of digital texts, tools and technologies, which will help create challenging and engaging learning opportunities for you and your students.

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Project Look Sharp summer institute

New York

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July 20th – July 24th 2015

Overview: This is an intensive, week-long media literacy course for teachers, support staff, college faculty, and other professionals working with students in an educational setting. Participants receive training in the theory and practice of media literacy, learn applications for digital technology, and work individually with a Project Look Sharp “coach” to develop and implement a media literacy integration project. Each of the morning sessions are presentation-style format, and the afternoons are hands-on production (using a variety of 21st century learning tools and technologies).

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