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Friday, November 6 • 11:01am - 11:16am
Anti-Vaxxers, Sasquatch DNA and Other “Scientific” Findings: Actively Engaging Distance Students in Media Literacy

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Developing media literacy skills for distance students without access to the physical library can be a challenge when for-credit and required library courses are not feasible. This presentation will outline a remote media literacy workshop held periodically at Athabasca University Library, an open, distance university library. Focusing on active learning this session works to engage students from both academic and non-academic backgrounds to evaluate internet resources. This presentation will discuss successful participation strategies, event promotion, teaching techniques, and areas for future development.

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Joanna Nemeth

Instruction & Reference Librarian, Athabasca University
Joanna Nemeth (MLIS, BA) is the Instruction & Reference Services Librarian at Athabasca University, she previously worked as the Digital Literacy Librarian for a term contract. She focused on creating teaching tools and providing inclusive instruction to the unique student body of... Read More →

Friday November 6, 2020 11:01am - 11:16am CST