Developing Critical Thinkers: Going Beyond Information Literacy – NELIG 2018 Conference: June 8, 2018

Portratit of Pam Steager

Featuring Keynote Speaker

Pamela Steager

Critical, Not Cynical: Developing Critical Thinkers Through Media Literacy

An interactive session in which we’ll explore the differences and similarities of the various new literacies, look at the key concepts and questions of media literacy, and do some hands-on deconstruction and critical analysis of media messages.

Conference programming includes:

  • Breakout sessions on media, geographical, data, visual, health, cultural, religious, and computational literacy, as well as metaliteracy.
  • Luncheon networking and round table discussions
  • Osher Map Library tour

Friday, June 8, 2018
8:45 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Glickman Library
University of Southern Maine
See website for full details.
Registration deadline: May 31


About John Pell

John Pell is an assistant professor and librarian at Hunter College in New York City.

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