Don't Misrepresent Africa

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"We can sharpen our insights. It is not always war, insurrection, and disease." Leslie Dodson enlightens us to the impact that photographs have on our perception of a situation, and urges her audience to review our "ethics of seeing" when witnessing journalistic work. Your class will gain a better perspective of what they see portrayed in the media and the steps that have been taken to acquire such information. This is also an excellent way to address the distinction between research documentation and journalism.

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CCSS: Adaptable

  • Speaker illustrates first-hand, professional experience
  • Includes online multiple choice and open answer assessment
  • Can flip lesson to incorporate your own assessment and additional resources

  • May be difficult to comprehensively incorporate into core curriculum instruction
Common Core