Using Media Literacy Skills to Teach the Power of Persuasion: Focusing on Mobile Technologies in Education


Wed, May 2, 2012: 9:00 AM - 11:45 AM
00980
Workshop
Wednesday 5/2 9:00-11:45
McCormick Place - West
Room: W176A
Capacity: 80
CEU Credits: 2.75
During this workshop participants will be introduced to a wide range of media literacy activities which can be utilized to further advance students' persuasive writing skills.

Participants will be provided with a wide range of articles on the topic of mobile technologies in the classroom. They will then engage in various groups activities that will allow them to create and develop persuasive pieces engaging in innovative and replicable activities to promote cell phone use in the classroom. The goal of this workshop is to produce numerous persuasive writing strategies through media literacy projects.

Short Title

Using Media Literacy Skills to Teach the Power of Persuasion

Co-Presenter(s)

Belinha De Abreu, Sacred Heart University
Kelly McNeal, William Paterson University

Presenter(s)

Dr. Melda Yildiz, Kean University

Audience Background

Introductory

Category

Literacy and Technology

Intended Audience

All conferees
Beginning Teachers
Classroom Teachers
Librarians/Media Specialists
Reading Teachers/Specialists
Researchers
Special Education Teachers
Teacher Educators
Technology Coordinators/Trainers

Keyword

Adolescent Literacy
Critical Literacy, Critical Pedagogy
Instructional Technology
New Literacies (Electronic, Media, Visual, etc.)
Writing, Composition

Maximum Learner Age

18

Minimum Learner Age

11