Media Literacy Week

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Digital Literacy Librarian

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Media Literacy Week 2020

October 26 - 30, 2020 is Media Literacy Week, an annual event promoting media and digital literacy across Canada. This year, the University of Ottawa Library is hosting two online seminars (one in English, one in French) to discuss the valuable lessons shared in MediaSmarts's fact-checking Break the Fake interactive e-learning module.

Break the Fake e-Learning Module and Follow-up Seminar

Participating in the University of Ottawa Library Media Literacy Week event is as easy as 1, 2, 3.

1) Complete the online module

Complete MediaSmarts's fact-checking Break the Fake interactive e-learning module.

2) Register for the follow-up seminar

Register for the Break the Fake follow-up seminar, facilitated by Digital Literacy Librarian, Mish Boutet on Tuesday, October 27 from 11:00 am - 12:00 pm on Microsoft Teams. We will email you a meeting invitation after you register.

3) Attend the seminar

On Tuesday, October 27 at 11:00 am, attend the Break the Fake follow-up seminar for questions and answers, discussion, and further fact-checking examples and tips.

Fact-checking

MediaSmarts's Break the Fake module presents four ways tell if something is true online: