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STEAM Chat: Exploring the Intersections of Global Humanities and STEM in Social Media, March 29

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Category: Professional Development

Published: 2019-03-04 00:00:01.000

Friday, March 29, 2019
2-4 p.m.
Bioscience Education Center (BE 151-152)
Germantown Campus
Contact: Rita Kranidis, Carol Moore or Angela Lanier

Join your colleagues for the 5th annual STEAM event with a focus on Social Media. STEM and Humanities faculty and students are invited to engage in a collaborative discussion on a topic of global concern to generate insights for teaching.

This workshop meets the Multiculturalism/Diversity requirement of the College.

Table topics include:
* Pseudoscience: Social Media's Influence on Science Information and Marketing
* Psychology of Social Media Addiction
* Social Media's Effects on Teaching and Learning
* Citizen Science
* Media Literacy in the Age of Fake News
* Gaming and the Brain
* Facebook, Fake Identities and Democracy

Discuss topics at the intersection of STEM and global humanities from different perspectives.
Reflect on one's own global self-awareness and/or identity in a global context
Apply ideas about STEM-humanities collaborations to one's own work

1. Log in to your My MC - - and click on "Training & Professional Development".
2. Click "MC Learns" then "Schedule of Classes and Events" and "Pedagogy & Instruction".
3. Find your workshop and click "Enroll" at the top right corner of the page.
4. You will receive an email confirmation and an outlook invitation. Done!

Related Media

  1. STEAMchat_03.29.19_G.pdf
  2. STEAMChat.gif

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