Master in Social Media

Master

A day long course to train teachers to deliver the 6-lesson curriculum to help young people navigate the complex social media world. The interaction of the online and offline world play a role in effecting sense of self and self-esteem. To overcome this, our training day increases understanding on the connection between media literacy and lived experiences of pupils.  The lessons enable pupils to define key concepts and to consider the blurring of boundaries that can exist. The skills developed are useful for present social mediums and can be transferred to new and evolving media.

    The Overview

  • Course Duration

    1 day

  • Delivery Type

    Presentations, individual participation, individual tasks shared with group

  • Suitable For

    Teachers teaching students in Years 7, 8 and 9

  • Aim

    To equip staff to deliver a 6-lesson curriculum that deconstructs media and helps pupils navigate media including social media

  • Price

    £190 per person

  • Outcomes

    • Teachers are prepared to teach the curriculum
    • Teachers can critically analyse media and techniques of persuasion and apply this to their own experience
    • Pupils recognise the difference between fantasy and reality and the characteristics of reality tv
    • Pupils are able to identify the advantages and disadvantages of social media, and on short and long-term goals. These skills can be transferred to new and evolving media

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“Everyday interactions within social mediums are the norm for our students. Some manage the environments well, while others struggle. Considering both the benefits and drawbacks in a way that engages young people is well overdue.”

Master in Social Media

Matthew Job, Dormers Wells High School

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