Everybody experiences far more than he understands. Yet it is experience, rather than understanding, that influences behavior.
Media Literacy for Seniors
8. MEDIA LITERACY FOR SENIORS
For older adults, the use of digital technology usage generally declines with age, putting older people at the risk of being excluded and isolated. How are seniors learning about misinformation and disinformation? Learn more about the Media Wise for Seniors program. Because 40% of people over the age of 65 actively use social media platforms like Facebook. they’re exposed to more conspiracies, scams, hoaxes, and false news stories. Join us to review the online program and discuss its key features.
DATE: Tuesday, February 28, 2023
TIME: 12 PM EST
We used a co-learning technique called "Guided Exploration" where we explored a website and reflected on our expectations and predictions about the learning experience based on initial impressions.
Click here to access the Slide Deck for this session
Click here to read (and annotate!) a scholarly article about the impact of MediaWise for Seniors
Promoting media literacy among older people: A systematic review
Päivi Rasi, Hanna Vuojärvi, Susanna Rivinen, Adult Education Quarterly 71 (1), 37-54, 2021
ACROSS THE GENERATIONS WITH MEDIA LITERACY
An online discussion series that explores digital and media literacy education as a vital part of lifelong learning, for people of all ages