the future of libraries in the digital age
Your Name and Title: Joyce Valenza
Library, School, or Organization Name: Rutgers University Professor
Co-Presenter Name(s): Michelle Luhtala, Library Department Chair at New Canaan High School
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: Multiple in USA
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): Grades 7-12 across disciplines
Short Session Description (one line): In this session, Steve Hargadon will help unpack Joyce Valenza's 2016 Media Literacy Toolkit through an interview with Joyce and Michelle Luhtala.
Full Session Description (as long as you would like):
As a Follow-up to A Journalists's Perspective on the New News Landscape in Library 2.017: Digital Citizenship & Fake News previous time slot, this session will focus on instructional strategies that help students increase their digital literacy. Facilitators will outline distinctions between media literacy and digital literacy, and highlight how each can be addressed in the classroom and through the library program. The program will also focus on digital collection development and how using library resources can promote critical thinking, improve reading skills, and help learners better understand the research process.
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