Teaching students to apply critical thinking skills to the media they regularly consume and produce must be considered an essential part of a 21st century education. Join Frank Baker, internationally known media literacy educator, for this special summer course (virtual) offering. Course participants will learn strategies for incorporating media literacy into every subject and discipline addressed in K-12 classrooms.

Course Objectives

  • Learners will be able to differentiate between information literacy and media literacy
  • Learners will develop effective strategies to incorporate media literacy in their K-12 school classrooms and libraries
  • Learners will develop resource recommendations for classroom teachers across all disciplines

Meet the Instructor

Frank Baker has been teaching media literacy (to teachers and students) for about 20 years. He maintains the Media Literacy Clearinghouse (MLC) web site and has conducted hundreds of professional development workshops in the US and in Asia and Africa. He blogs about media and media literacy at Middleweb.com. He invites readers to like MLC on Facebook and to follow him on Twitter: @fbaker


Course Details

  • Participants will meet during Summer quarter 2021 (June 21st- August 20th) for the full term on Wednesdays (9:40- 10:40am) starting June 23rd. The Zoom link will be emailed to participants prior to the start of the course.
  • The fee for this course is $180.
  • The course fee includes 10 clock hours.