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Digital Media Literacy Workshops: Current Workshops

This is a guide to detail workshops in the Digital Media Literacy series and hold content produced for each workshop.

Workshop Series

   

Digital Media Literacy Fluency Workshops

Feel more confident about presenting your work online! This series of workshops is designed to help Penn faculty, graduate students, and advanced undergraduates familiarize themselves with several different digital presentation strategies to turn ideas into full-fledged digital projects.

These workshops are designed to develop your familiarity with analyzing a digital objects, using digital tools to edit, remix, and create media, and recognizing the physical and legal limitations, and obligations, associated with disseminating digital media. To register for these workshops please search under the category "Media Literacy" or follow the links attached to each event. We will also be posting handouts and linking to additional information as the workshops take place. 

Current Workshops

MediaLit 001: The Power of Presentation: Creating Meaningful Graphics

 
Date, Time, & Location: Wednesday, February 7, 2018, 2-3:30pm, Goldstein Electronic Classroom, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

Description: What do you know about creating digital graphics and claiming or citing authorship of them? In this blended workshop, you will learn not only the how-to but also the why. Digital graphics can and should convey meaning through imagery, text, and design. Whether you create, display, or remix others’ images, attend this workshop to learn tips for creating, finding, and citing digital graphics for use online, in presentations, and in courses.

Note: Before participating in this session, participants are expected to review brief online videos.
 
 
 

MediaLit 002: The Power of Presentation: Creating Video Presentations

 
Date, Time, & Location: Wednesday, February 14, 2018, 2-3:30pm, Goldstein Electronic Classroom, Rm 114, Van Pelt-Dietrich Library Center

Description: Would you like to do a video presentation but aren’t sure where to begin? Join us for this blended workshop in which you will gain experience exploring he components of a video presentation: voice-over tools, screen captures, and uploading to an online platform. Leave this session with a better understanding of the tools available to you, the learning curve, and the components that make a compelling video presentation.
Note: Before participating in this session, participants are expected to review brief online videos.

 

MediaLit 003: The Power of Presentation: Creating Online Exhibits

 

Date, Time, & Location: Wednesday, February 21, 2018, 12:30-2pm, Davis Seminar Room, Fisher Fine Arts Library

Description: You may have heard of “online exhibits” but what exactly does that mean? If you have a collection of digital objects (i.e., images, videos, pdfs) from your research, coursework, or even hobbies, creating an online exhibit might be a valuable way to represent yourself or your work. Learn about the platforms and practices available as well as tips for streamlining workflows, citing authorship, curating your visual data, and sharing your work. Please bring your laptop!

Register for MediaLit 003