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Plagiarism Prevention & Awareness
Fake News Resources for Teachers
"The “official” Julie Smith description: Julie has been teaching media literacy and media-related classes at the university level since 1997. She holds her B.A. in Public Relations from the University of Tulsa and her M.S. in Mass Communication from Southern Illinois University – Edwardsville. Julie is currently on the faculty at Webster University in St Louis.
She is the author of “Master the Media: How Teaching Media Literacy Can Save Our Plugged-In World” and over the last three years has traveled all over the U.S and Europe helping teachers and parents with media literacy, digital citizenship, classroom engagement and social media. Julie is currently working on a book advocating for more engagement in the college classroom.
Julie is on the Leadership Council of the National Association for Media Literacy and the Executive Board for the Gateway Media Literacy Project." -- According to Julie Smith
National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE)
NAMLE's Mission "NAMLE’s mission is to be the leading voice, convener and resource to foster critical thinking and effective communication for empowered media participation.
We define both education and media broadly. Education includes both formal and informal settings, classrooms and living rooms, in school and after school, anywhere that lifelong learners can be reached. Media includes digital media, computers, video games, radio, television, mobile media, print, and communication technologies that we haven’t even dreamed of yet." -- namle.net/about/vision-mission
Gateway Media Literacy Partners (GMLP)
According to the GMLP website: "Gateway Media Literacy Partners' goal is to attract individuals, organizations and institutions who as community citizens strongly believe media literacy is a democracy skill, is a survival skill and a nexus for change, vital to developing critical thinking, and media literacy empowers citizens to make intelligent and healthy choices throughout their lifetime."