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Tuesday, July 9 • 12:30pm - 1:40pm
Computational Literacies: Algorithms in Media and Society

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Much of the new media your students use every day are computational - social media, photo and video sharing platforms, video games - therefore they are powered by data and algorithms. When students understand the computational design of the media they use, they can be more empowered and critically aware users of technology. Participants will engage in activities and discussion to explore building computational and digital literacies to help our students become more savvy participants in media and society.

Slide Deck:
https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1pKmBOK7sFn1wptfcR8Qm-iaQphSuYNEDRzE1OKcoo5M/edit?usp=sharing

Related Micro-credentials:
Developing Computational Literacies

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Josh Weisgrau

Director, Learning Experience Design, Digital Promise
Josh is the Director of Learning Experience Design at Digital Promise, leading a portfolio of projects working with schools and educators to design learning experiences that will empower the next generation of creators and change-makers. Prior to joining Digital Promise, Josh taught... Read More →

Tuesday July 9, 2019 12:30pm - 1:40pm PDT
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