Curriculum Workshops - Chicago, July 21-25, 2014
The Center for News Literacy is pleased to host the Chicago Curriculum Workshops from July 21-25, 2014 at Roosevelt University, 430 S. Wabash Ave. Chicago, Illinois.

Underwritten by a grant from the Robert R. McCormick Foundation, we are pleased to host a week long workshop for educators interested in Latino-oriented News Literacy curriculum, and for educators from the Chicago area Colleges.

This intensive program offers educators the opportunity to learn about and develop critical thinking curriculum using the media as the primary classroom tool. Additional programs examining teaching news literacy focusing on Hispanic and African American media are also planned.

Room and board are provided for all participants for the duration of the program. Curriculum creation is entirely up to you!

Upon acceptance to the program, we will charge a registration fee of $30.00 to all participants.

A complete application must include:
- A comprehensive CV with a list of subjects taught over the last three years.
- A 400-word statement explaining why you are interested in teaching News Literacy. Cite data or anecdote(s) you believe illustrate the need for new civic skills in the Digital Age. Describe the contributions you can make as a participant in the Summer Institute?
- The completed questionnaire below.
Email Address *
Name (Last, First) *
Primary Telephone *
Mailing Address *
School Affiliation *
Will you need housing in Chicago for the workshop? *
I am applying for the: *
Please choose your program
Are you teaching News Literacy? *
How did you hear about us? *
Summarize your news consumption habits: Sources, frequency of use, degree to which you trust each one, subjects you gravitate. towards
Describe your student body's mode and degree of political or civic engagement.
Of all the changes to society wrought by the Internet, which gives you the most hope?
Of all the changes to society wrought by the Internet, which is the most worrisome?
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