MOOCs

Media Literacy

Launch of new MOOC on MIL and disinformation

Monday, November 15th, 2021 will see the launch of a new, free MOOC – Disinformation Step by Step – that focuses on the topics of Media & Information Literacy and disinformation. Produced by the YouVerify project and funded by European Union, the MOOC is a four-week online course that is divided into six modules: critical …

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LILAC 2019: Day 3

The final keynote of LILAC 2019 was by Allison Littlejohn, who has recently moved from the Open University to become Dean (Learning & Teaching) of the College of Social Sciences, University of Glasgow. Allison thinks of librarians as being a keystone species in Higher Education, meaning that without them Universities would be in serious trouble. …

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Empowering Yourself in a Post-Truth World – MOOC starting soon

Registration is now open for Empowering Yourself in a Post-Truth World, a new Open edX MOOC developed by colleagues from SUNY Albany and SUNY Empire State College who work together as part of the Metaliteracy Learning Collaborative. This six-week Open edX MOOC starts on March 18, 2019, The course examines how to address post-truth challenges through …

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Global MIL Week: Self-Development and Teaching Resources

The sixth annual Global Media and Information Literacy week gets underway today, running from Wednesday 25th October – Wednesday, 1 November.   UNESCO outlines the benefit of Media and information literacy: “[MIL] enhances the capacity of people to enjoy their fundamental human rights, in particular as expressed in Article 19 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which …

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UNESCO seeking volunteers to teach on IL MOOC

The United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) has been working hard for the past few years alongside media and information professionals to develop frameworks for media and information literacy (MIL), and they are a fascinating organisation to work with. The CILIP Information Literacy Group and its CoPILOT sub-group were lucky enough to be …

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