Course Catalog

Build skills and gain confidence in analyzing, making, and teaching with media-- across all subject areas and grade levels. Each course offers hands-on projects for you to learn how to make media and create instructional resources. Get ready to bring civic media literacy to your practice!

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Bias in Big Data & Algorithms
course duration icon 6 Hours
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Learn all about data: what it is, how you interact with it online, and how to analyze it.
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Communicating with Photography
course duration icon 6 Hours
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Learn how to communicate mood, emotion, and abstract concepts using photos.
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Constructing Media Messages
course duration icon 6 Hours
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Learn the basic processes of how producers make media.
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Designing Presentations
course duration icon 6 Hours
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Learn how to apply the principles of design to your slides.
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Developing a Blog
course duration icon 6 Hours
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Learn how to create a blog for an authentic audience.
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Digital Annotations with Hypothes.is
course duration icon 6 Hours
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Learn how web annotation can help your students conduct research more effectively.
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Digital Portfolios with Maker Ed
course duration icon 6 Hours
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Learn how to make and support youth-designed portfolios.
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Finding & Evaluating Information
course duration icon 6 Hours
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Learn the techniques to critically evaluate reliable information.
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How Misinformation, Disinformation & Propaganda Are Made
course duration icon 6 Hours
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Learn how to detect fakes, hoaxes, and disinformation across media types.
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How to Manage & Assess Media Projects
course duration icon 9 Hours
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Learn the techniques to manage and assess media projects.
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Learner-Centered Design with The Teachers Guild
course duration icon 9 Hours
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Build up your creative problem-solving skills and apply them to your teaching.
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Making Digital Comics
course duration icon 6 Hours
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Learn how comic creation can boost student learning and engagement.
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Making Infographics
course duration icon 6 Hours
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Learn how to use visual design and data sets to make infographics.
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Making Interactive Maps
course duration icon 6 Hours
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Learn how to make digital maps that enhance student learning.
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Making Interactive Timelines
course duration icon 6 Hours
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Learn how to create interactive timelines that bring any topic to life.
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Making Media in the Age of Misinformation
course duration icon 6 Hours
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Learn about the ethics of media making and the role it can play for you and your students.
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Making Memes & GIFs
course duration icon 6 Hours
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Learn the ins and outs of making memes and GIFs.
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Podcasting with Youth Radio
course duration icon 15 Hours
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Learn how to capture and edit sound, conduct interviews and design a podcast. 
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Safety and Privacy in Participatory Culture
course duration icon 6 Hours
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Learn how to support your students’ safety and privacy online.
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Understanding Copyright & Fair Use
course duration icon 6 Hours
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Learn the basics of Copyright and Fair Use and how to reuse content legally.
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Using Media As Core Text
course duration icon 6 Hours
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Explore using media as instructional text.
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Video Storytelling Essentials
course duration icon 15 Hours
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Master the basics to create videos with your students.