University of Central Oklahoma - College of Business Building
100 N. University Dr.
Edmond, OK 73034
Breakfast Snacks and Coffee will be served at registration
Lunch will be provided
Regular Conference Ticket: $25
University Student Ticket: $15
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Fake news is making news, and it’s a topic of conversation in K - 12 classrooms. This conference will highlight new ways to address media literacy and how to help guide their students in navigating the media, including how to spot fake news.
Sessions will be provided for elementary - high school classrooms with hands-on demonstrations and lessons to get you inspired and ready to start the school year off - Social Studies to Save the World!
Keynote Speaker: Julie Smith
Social Studies to Save the World - In this talk, Julie will share how social studies infused with media literacy can increase engagement, improve critical thinking and perhaps even save our democracy!
About Julie: Julie has been teaching media literacy and media-related classes at the university level since 1997. She holds her B.A. in Public Relations from the University of Tulsa and her M.S. in Mass Communication from Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville. Julie currently teaches at both Webster University and Southern Illinois University.
She is the author of “Master the Media: How Teaching Media Literacy Can Save Our Plugged-In World” and over the last three years has traveled all over the U.S and Europe helping teachers and parents with media literacy, digital citizenship, classroom engagement and social media. Julie is currently working on a book advocating for more engagement in the college classroom.
Julie is on the Leadership Council of the National Association for Media Literacy and the Executive Board for the Gateway Media Literacy Project.
Summer Social Studies Conference - Registration
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