Introduction to Digital and Media Literacy

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Renee Hobbs provides an introduction to digital and media literacy to educators in the Narragansett Public Schools

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  • 1.Digital & Media Literacy: An Introduction Renee Hobbs Harrington School of Communication and Media University of Rhode Island Narragansett Public Schools March 14, 2014

2. www.harrington.uri.edu 3. http://mediaeducationlab.com 4. www.mediaeducationlab.com 5. PEER-TO-PEER FILE SHARING Reflect on contemporary media and technology Examine how literacy is changing Identify key competencies of digital and media literacy Learn about how others have integrated digital and media literacy into the K-12 curriculum Goals for Todays Session 6. LOVE HATE PRINT VISUAL SOUND DIGITAL Educators attitudes about media, technology and popular culture shape their work with learners 7. Protection 8. Empowerment 9. Digital & Media Literacy Embrace Protection & Empowerment 10. Rhetoric Visual Literacy Information Literacy Media Literacy Computer Literacy Critical Literacy News Literacy Digital Literacy Digital Literacy in Historical Context 11. A Lifelong Process 12. A Lifelong Process 13. A Lifelong Process 14. Digital Literacy & Libraries: Designing Whats Coming Next Literacy is the sharing of meaning through symbols 15. Children compare and contrast media in relation to print and visual forms 16. Children create a public service announcement about littering 17. Students create media to share what theyve learned about the use of primary sources in the research process 18. www.studentreportinglabs.com 19. Students demonstrate an understanding of literary devices using remix composition 20. TURKISH TV AMERICAN TV 21. ACCESS ANALYZEE CREATE ACT REFLECT ACCESS expanding the concept of literacy 22. Digital Literacy Competencies Access, Use and Share Keyboard and mouse skills Be familiar with hardware, storage and file management practices Understand hyperlinking & digital space Gain competence with software applications Use social media, mobile, peripheral & cloud computing tools Identify information needs Use effective search and find strategies Troubleshoot and problem-solve Learn how to learn Listening skills Reading comprehension 23. Digital & Media Literacy Competencies Analyze & Evaluate Understand how symbols work: the concept of representation Identify the author, genre, purpose and point of view of a message Compare and contrast sources Evaluate credibility and quality Understand ones own biases and world view Recognize power relationships that shape how information and ideas circulate in culture Understand the economic context of information and entertainment production Examine the political and social ramifications of inequalities in information flows 24. Digital Literacy Competencies Create & Collaborate Recognize the need for communication and self-expression Identify your own purpose, target audience, medium & genre Brainstorm and generate ideas Compose creatively Play and interact Edit and revise Use appropriate distribution, promotion & marketing channels Receive audience feedback Work collaboratively Comment, curate and remix 25. Digital Literacy Competencies Reflect Understand how differences in values and life experience shape peoples media use and message interpretation Appreciate risks and potential harms of digital media Apply ethical judgment and social responsibility to communication situations Understand how concepts of private and public are reshaped by digital media Appreciate and respect legal rights and responsibilities (copyright, intellectual freedom, etc) 26. Digital Literacy Competencies Take Action Acknowledge the power of communication to maintain the status quo or change the world Participate in communities of shared interest to advance an issue Be a change agent in the family & workplace Participate in democratic self- governance Speak up when you encounter injustice Respect the law and work to change unjust laws Use the power of communication and information to make a difference in the world 27. ACCESS ANALYZEE CREATE ACT REFLECT ACCESS expanding the concept of literacy 28. What happens when educators integrate digital and media literacy into the curriculum? 29. Concord, New Hampshire Media & Communication A Required Grade 11 English course 8 classic and contemporary works of literature Films Newspapers Advertising Entertainment Television Popular Music Internet Compared to control group, students significantly increased reading comprehension, writing and analysis skills 30. Increase learner engagement and motivation Inspire intellectual curiosity Improve perspective-taking and global understanding 31. www.powerfulvoicesforkids.com Increase in civic knowledge and civic engagement Confidence in self-expression 32. How do educators integrate digital and media literacy into the curriculum? 33. #1 Find Good Partners 34. #2 Prioritize Goals 35. #3 Start Driving 36. #4 Measure Impact 37. #5 Tell Your Story 38. #6 Give it Time to Grow 39. PEER-TO-PEER FILE SHARING Reflect on contemporary media and technology Examine how literacy is changing Identify key competencies of digital and media literacy Learn about how others have integrated digital and media literacy into the K-12 curriculum Goals for Todays Session 40. Summer Institute in Digital Literacy July 13 18, 2014 Providence RI www.mediaeducationlab.com 41. Renee Hobbs Professor and Founding Director Harrington School of Communication and Media University of Rhode Island Email: hobbs@uri.edu Twitter: reneehobbs Web: http://mediaeducationlab.com