Consciousness In Consumer Society

What part does the media play in influencing our perceptions of ourselves, each other, and the world around us?How has our consumer culture changed the way we express our identities? And how can we encourage our media-saturated youth to become more conscious and aware? This workshop shares some of The Cinematheque media educators' most effective games, experiments, and activities, giving you tools you can immediately take into the classroom to enhance your students' media literacy. Discover the aggressive and sophisticated strategies employed by advertisers and media-makers to compete for our attention and engagement, and learn how to develop critical thinking within  our rapidly changing media landscape.

Target Audience
Applicable to all (e.g. K-12)

Language of Instruction
English

Sponsoring PSA
BC Teacher-Librarians' Association (BCTLA)

Sessions



Presenter

Liz Schulze

Liz Schulze is the Education Manager at The Cinematheque.

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