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News Literacy

Learning to appreciate and analyze the news media and participate actively as a citizen are vital dimensions of media literacy education. Today's students need to learn to critically analyze news and journalism that comes to them through social media, exploring how people's likes and share affects how news spreads. Because news consumers now have greater influence than ever, a deep understanding of how news constructs social reality enables learners to appreciate how journalism can either reinforce or challenge the status quo. 

Events

Explore and reflect on how college and university faculty engage in teaching about propaganda with a diverse group of faculty experts

Have you been curious about what Tier 2 is all about? Want to reflect more about the Power of Two in relation to personal and professional identity and action? 

Teaching Resources

Propaganda Education for a Digital Age: New Book Plus Online Learning Modules

Undergraduate and graduate students benefit from exploring the multidisciplinary history of media literacy

Talk about feelings & needs in ways that promote compassion & empathy

Help students understand how copyright and fair use supports digital learning
Guided inquiry & viewing of Adam Ruins the Internet helps learners reflect on the pros and cons of media regulation.

The comprehensive three-volume curriculum created by Renee Hobbs and the Discovery Channel for the Maryland State Department of Education is available online.

Reflect on why digital and media literacy matters for learning and teaching

Research and Scholarship

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