In 12 episodes, Jay Smooth teaches you Media Literacy! Based on an introductory college level curriculum, this series takes you through the history and psychology of media and gives you the skills to become more media savvy. By the end of this course, you’ll be able to: * Describe media literacy as a skill and its development over time * Understand the positive and negative effects of media on audiences * Explain how media regulations and policies affect media producers * Create many forms of media in an informed way
In 10 episodes, John Green will teach you how to navigate the internet! We’ve partnered with MediaWise, The Poynter Institute, and The Stanford History Education Group to develop this curriculum of hands-on skills to help you evaluate the information you read online. By the end of this course, you will be able to: * Examine information using the same skills and questions as fact-checkers * Read laterally to learn more about the authority and perspective of sources * Evaluate different types of evidence, from videos to infographics * Understand how search engines and social media feeds work * Break bad internet habits like impatience and passivity, and build better ones
Today we're learning how to study for exams with scientifically-proven techniques. We start by talking about why rereading, highlighting and summarising are pretty inefficient, and then talk about the evidence behind Active Recall as the most efficient revision technique. We end with a few suggestions as to how to incorporate Active Recall into your study routine.
In this video, a year 3 LLB student who is preparing a term paper with a substantial research component regularly consults his supervisor. In a recent meeting, the supervisor queries why two pieces of information were cited in his draft.
One piece of information is from a local real estate agent’s website summarizing the legal provision for the Hong Kong deed of mutual covenant agreements. Another piece of information is a court case covered in a Hong Kong land law blog.
Besides case law, legislation is also important for Jacob's legal research! The law librarian suggests he refreshes his understanding about what legislation is, and how to develop skills in researching legislation.This video will help you develop your skills in researching legislation.
In this video, it explains what secondary legal material are. Secondary legal sources often explain legal principles more thoroughly so it is good to start your research project with secondary sources.