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Media Literacy Week: 2021

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October 25-30, 2021     

Join us... Any time, any place…

"The mission of the week is to highlight the power of media literacy education and its essential role in education all across the country."

Media literacy is "the ability to ACCESS, ANALYZE, EVALUATE, CREATE, and ACT using all forms of communication."



Title: Academic Integrity: Thinking about Ethical Teaching and Learning.

Time: October 27th, 11:00-12:00pm on Zoom. 

Join us to learn about the instructional and assessment aspects of academic integrity and discover how to promote ethical learning through proactive pedagogical choices and assessment. This session will focus intently on student learning and using strengths-based approaches to uphold and promote academic integrity.


Dr. Sarah Eaton is an Associate Professor at the University of Calgary. An award winning educator and researcher, Dr. Eaton's work focuses on academic integrity in higher education.



Please email for the zoom link


Create a Profile Picture

Workshop: Create a fun profile picture of yourself to represent you and your online presence. We will share tips on how to edit a photograph and learn how to create a cartoon version of yourself.

How it works: Drop in to The Library, SE14 and visit Mediaworks room 250. No equipment or prior knowledge needed, we have the equipment and the expertise! 

Date: Wednesday, October, 27th

Time: 2:30 – 3:30 pm

Faculty, staff and students please register your spot via email -

Digital Disconnect Trivia

Watch the film Digital Disconnect and join us for a Zoom Trivia event.

How it works: Watch the documentary on your own time before participating in the contest, then join us via Zoom for a Kahoot style quiz to test your knowledge of the film and a chance to win fabulous prizes. 

Date: Friday, October, 29th

Time: 12:30 – 1:00 pm

Film: Digital Disconnect Abridged – Fake News, Privacy and Democracy

Faculty and staff can  register and access the Zoom link through the Loop.

Students - please contact