Critical literacy for “woke” times

20 Minute Presentation

Presenter(s):

Shirley Chau – UBC Okanagan
Arielle Lomness – UBC Okanagan
Sajni Lacey – UBC Okanagan

Abstract:

Graduate students in social work are expected to have a set of advanced skills and knowledge for problem-solving and decision making to help people. This presentation shows one attempt at scaffolding learning to incubate critical awareness against perpetual exposure of pseudo-science and false claims in the news and social media.