People underestimate how powerful the media is for young people who grow up watching a lot of television. Through the media, we've established this standard of what every human being should look up to.
Media Club Discussion: Program or Be Programmed
The DIGIURI Media Club is the perfect place to share your favorite media--from books to podcasts to documentaries--that explore the world of literacy and learning in the 21st century. Born from a discussion group at the 2018 Summer Institute in Digital Literacy, the DIGIURI Media Club is an ongoing, collaborative space for discussion and exploration. Check out the collaboratively-developed LIST OF MEDIA RESOURCES where members contribute ideas. All are welcome to participate!
We're reading: Program or Be Programmed: Ten Commands for a Digital Age by Douglas Rushkoff
DATE: Monday, October 1, 2018
TIME: 9 AM EST
LOCATION: Online Via Zoom Videoconference
DISCUSSION LEADER: Ralph Beliveau, University of Oklahoma
REGISTER HERE! Click here to register. Approximately 15 minutes before the event, you will receive an email with an access URL to join the Zoom Video Conference
Rushkoff offered some ideas from the book in a talk at SXSW:
We're sharing ideas about essential reading, viewing and listening -- and doing some collaborative reading and discussing to advance our understanding of the changing world of media, technology and learning. Led by Samantha Stanley (University of Hong Kong) and Michael Stoepel (American University of Paris), you are invited to join in on this informal learning community.