- 12pm–1pm (EST/UTC-5)
ONLINE LECTURE SERIES “CRITICAL MEDIA LITERACY: A CHALLENGE FOR TEACHER EDUCATION AND BEYOND”
Critical Media Literacy is a joint interdisciplinary initiative by the Heidelberg School of Education and Teachers College (Columbia University). With this year’s lecture series entitled “Critical Media Literacy: A Challenge for Teacher Education and Beyond”, the project aims for a transatlantic collaborative dialogue at the intersection of various disciplines and didactics. Lecturers, students, teachers, educators and various stakeholders in education are welcome to join in.
ABOUT PETRA DEGER
Petra Deger is professor of Sociology at the Heidelberg University of Education and director of the Heidelberg School of Education (together with Michael Haus). Her current research focuses on education inequalities, inclusion, and the integration of refugees. In the context of critical media literacy, she is particularly interested in the ways in which the media produce social reality on educational issues, e.g. by focusing on the issues in their reporting, especially with regard to the causes of educational inequality.