We are thrilled to announce that Dr. Michael Hoechsmann, Associate Professor at Lakehead University (Orillia) will speak to participants of the 2018 Canadian Institute for Digital Literacies Learning on Wednesday, July 11th. Dr. Hoechsmann is a nationally recognized expert in digital literacies in Canada. He is co-author of Media Literacies: A critical introduction (2012, Wiley) and co-author, with Helen DeWaard, of Mapping Digital Literacy Policy and Practice in the Canadian Education Landscape (2015, MediaSmarts.ca). Dr. Hoechsmann serves on the Board of Directors for MediaSmarts: Canada’s Centre for Digital and Media Literacy and is the Canadian co-chair of the North American Network of UNESCO GAPMIL (Global Alliance of Partnerships for Media and Information Literacy). His talk, entitled: Remix literacies in schools, communities and everyday life will offer participants new perspectives on what literacies mean in our digitally networked world.
Dr. Hoechsmann’s talk will be open to the public. Please join us!