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Media Literate Citizens (Stage 2, Stage 3, Stage 4)

  26-Oct-2022      10:00AM
Live Event
26
Oct

Explore the importance of media in our everyday lives. Students will practice their visual thinking skills, create a cartoon and consider how they engage with media.


ACTIVITY OUTLINE:

In this digital workshop, your students will consider the important role of media in our democracy, discuss the techniques used by cartoonists and practice their visual analysis skills.

The program:

  • develops civic literacy by visiting special places in Old Parliament House
  • explores the role of the media in our democracy
  • builds media literacy skills by examining current political cartoons for techniques and meaning
  • develops visual analysis and media literacy skills using contemporary cartoons and exclusive content
  • facilitates rich discussion around leadership and ways to make positive change
  • uses collaborative construction to develop media creation skills
  • involves students in interactive and engaging learning activities
  • explores students’ rights and responsibilities in our democracy

The development of Media Literate Citizens has been guided by the Media Literacy Framework for Australia.

MoAD is a proud partner of the Australian Media Literacy Alliance.


IS THIS A FREE EVENT? Yes


BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Museum of Australian Democracy


Event Details

Date & Time

  26-Oct-2022    10:00AM

Event Type

Live Event - Scheduled

Delivery Platform

Zoom

Duration

1 Hour

Price

FREE

Curriculum

Primary, Secondary

Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand

English » Making meaning through responding and composing » Reading and Viewing

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Requirements: Technology, Materials and Pre and Post event requirements.

This will be a Zoom session. Internet and a device is required to connect.

Students will have the opportunity to practice their cartooning skills as part of the session. We highly recommend having a piece of paper and a pencil ready to go.

 

If you have any queries please contact the provider

Name: MoAD

Phone: 02 62708165

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.moadoph.gov.au/learning/teachers/digital-excursions/

Will This Event Be Recorded?

No

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