UNESCO launches online course in Media and Information Literacy and Intercultural Dialogue
(news from UNESCO website) UNESCO supports the Media and Information Literacy (MIL) and Intercultural Dialogue University Network in the launch of an online course in MIL and intercultural dialogue. The course is designed for teachers, policy makers and professionals. It is led by the Queensland University of Technology (QUT) and will be offered over 13 weeks, from 25 February to 31 May 2013.
The course will focus on the following subjects:
- Intercultural dialogue and citizenship;
- Freedom of expression, freedom of information and understanding the news;
- Representation and languages in media and information;
- Advertising and citizenship;
- Information literacy and library skills;
- MIL and teaching/learning;
- MIL policies and strategies;
- Citizens and the media and technologies;
- Global media/technologies in an increasingly connected world; and
- Internet opportunities and challenges.
Visit UNESCO web page to learn more or register for the online course.
Other related resources from UNESCO:
- Media and Information Literacy Curriculum for Teachers
- Guidelines for Broadcasters on Promoting User-Generated Content and MIL
- Understanding information literacy: a primer
- Mapping media education policies in the world: visions, programmes and challenges
The following resource created by Mike King is also recommended for digital media literacy, visit the original page for the full interactivity.