Finding & Evaluating Information
Learn the techniques to critically evaluate reliable information.
We are bombarded by more kinds of media than ever before. How do we make sense of it all? In this course, you will explore the many ways that creators communicate messages using visual design and narrative.
|Learn how media messages are constructed||Explore bias and how it is expressed through media|
|Learn how media creators communicate messages through media.||Understand how a creator’s biases impact the media they create.|
|Learn how narrative and visual design communicate||Create a lesson plan on media messaging|
|Learn the basic elements of visual design, information design and narrative.||Plan how to introduce concepts in how media communicates to your students.|
We offer a collection of free, hands-on professional learning opportunities focused on Digital Media. Educators can build skills in digital storytelling, data visualization, and critical media use to support all curriculum areas. These skills allow educators to facilitate learning environments where their students can create digital content, develop their communication and technology skills, and engage in deeper learning that encourages critical thinking.