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April 2, 2020
1:00-2:15PM

Short Course 4: Innovative Media Based Pedagogies to Promote Social Activism for Our Students

Jack Banks 
University of Hartford 

Nancy Bressler
West Virginia Wesleyan University

This short course examines the innovative ways that we can engage students in social and cultural awareness and civic action through the analysis and creation of media. With concerns such as slacktivism and hashtag activism for popularity, it considers how students can use media to address social issues. This course considers the opportunities of incorporating media to address larger pedagogical goals including media literacy, active learning, and critical thinking skills.

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2020-04-02 13:00:00 2020-04-02 14:15:00 America/Detroit Short Course 4: Innovative Media Based Pedagogies to Promote Social Activism for Our Students Jack Banks University of Hartford Nancy BresslerWest Virginia Wesleyan University This short course examines the innovative ways that we can engage students in social and cultural awareness and civic action through the analysis and creation of media. With concerns such as slacktivism and hashtag activism for popularity, it considers how students can use media to address social issues. This course considers the opportunities of incorporating media to address larger pedagogical goals including media literacy, active learning, and critical thinking skills. ----