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Decoding Propaganda: Empowering Critical Thinking through Media Literacy, August 2024 is a Course

Decoding Propaganda: Empowering Critical Thinking through Media Literacy, August 2024

Aug 12, 2024 - Aug 27, 2024
4 credits

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Full course description

Participate in this asynchronous online course for a guided, facilitator-led exploration of Echoes & Reflections resources that support the teaching strategies to help your students understand how to analyze propaganda and learn media literacy skills. We applaud your commitment to teaching this topic, and are eager to support you to ensure your students are able to engage in thoughtful, engaging, and historically accurate learning.

 

Course Details:

  • Course opens August 12th at 7AM EST; approximately 4 hours to complete in total – at no cost
  • Proceed at your own pace, be supported by an instructor, and enjoy interaction with other educators
  • Complete all activities for a 4-hour certificate
  • Graduate credit available through the University of the Pacific. Please visit their site for more information. 

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Apply a sound pedagogy when planning and implementing effective Holocaust education.
  • Examine propaganda using media literacy skills.
  • Identify opportunities to connect the lessons of the Holocaust with more current examples of hate propaganda. 
  • Build confidence and capacity to teach about propaganda using media literacy skills. 
  • Understand and construct activities that show the link between ideology and propaganda.

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