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[Reminder] Teaching Media Literacy to Support Adult Learners in their Career Pathway

What
The LINCS Career Pathways, Disabilities and Equitable Outcomes and the Reading and Writing groups will host a discussion on media literacy, the ability to access, analyze, evaluate, create, and act using all forms of communication. The activity will explore the PIAAC Study Literacy Framework and how adult literacy practitioners can use it to support adult learners and Digital Literacy  Initiatives, which includes information about OCTAE funded digital literacy initiatives for students and instructors.
 
When
Starting TODAY! Tuesday, September 10th and Wednesday, September 11th, 2019
 
Where
 
Description:
Join the LINCS Career Pathways, Disabilities and Equitable Outcomes, and Reading and Writing groups for a discussion on media literacy, the ability to access, analyze, evaluate, create, and act using all forms of communication. The activity will explore, among other resources, the PIAAC Study Literacy Framework and how adult literacy practitioners can use it to support adult learners and Digital Literacy Initiatives which includes information about OCTAE funded digital literacy initiatives for students and instructors. Participants will learn best practices in teaching media literacy in adult education.
 
Prior to the event, please explore the PIAAC Study Literacy Framework and Digital Literacy Initiatives.
 
Target Audience(s)
Career Pathways, ABE, and ESL program staff interested in connecting contextualized instruction with media literacy education to support IET and career pathways.
 
Target Population(s)
Adult Basic Education Learners and English Language Learners
 
Presenter(s)
Alice Huguet is an associate policy researcher at the RAND Corporation. She is interested in studying educational policies that may influence the academic and life opportunities of students attending urban schools.
Dave Middlebrook is a LINCS member and contributor whose work on text mapping and scrolls is closely aligned with both the stated purpose and interaction.
 
Moderator(s)
Mike Cruse- moderator of the LINCS Career Pathways, Disabilities and Equitable Outcomes groups
Jeri Gue- moderator of the LINCS Reading and Writing group
 
Featured Resources
 
 
Pre-activity
Prior to the LINCS event, participants will be asked to explore the Digital Literacy Initiatives.
 
Participation Instructions
To participate in this activity, attendees must be a member of the LINCS Community and a member of a host group. (Current Community and group members can simply log in to their account.)
To participate:
2. Join one of the LINCS host groups:
3. Access the group’s discussion thread:
 
Post Activity/Follow-up Materials
A summary of the interview, as well as any follow-up materials, will be posted in the online discussion post-activity thread after the interview concludes.
 
The LINCS Team
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