Ohio Educational Library Media Association - Event Information
Online Book Discussion: Close Reading the Media
Professional Development Opportunity
This registration is for OELMA Members seeking to earn 18 contact hours. If you are interested in earning graduate credit, that registration is a separate one and must be done through Ashland University (contact Susan Yutzey at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information on the graduate credit option).
Close Reading the Media: Literacy Lessons and Activities for Every Month of the School Year (Routledge, 2018) by Frank W. Baker, media literacy consultant, is the focus of this seven-week online book club. The book club will address the following essential questions:
What is media literacy?
What is the purpose of advertising?
How do we get learners to think more critically about news and other consumable sources?
What does it mean to be able to read/analyze/deconstruct a photograph?
How do we engage learners in production- the other part of media literacy?
What’s on your mind with media literacy?
The text, Close Reading of the Media, is in ebook form and a code to order this book will be sent to you upon registration. The publisher is providing a discount on the purchase of this text.
Participants will use the OELMA Schoology platform to access this Book Club.
The Book Club will take place from June 2, 2020 - July 14, 2020. The participants will meet virtually for their first session 7:00 PM on Tuesday June 2, 2020. Subsequent Tuesday virtual meetings will be determined by a vote of the participants.
The cost for this Book Discussion is $80.00 in total. Payment may be made by check or credit card.