Media Consumption and Voting Participation of Alberta Youth

Themes:
Administration and School LeadershipAlberta Teachers' Association
What:
1 Hour Session
When:
Friday Feb 16   09:00 AM to 10:15 AM (1 hour 15 minutes)
Where:
Hyatt - Walker
Tags:
Early Childhood Education (Pre K-Kindergarden)Division 1 (Grades 1-3)Division 2 (Grades 4-6)Division 3 (Grades 7-9)Division 4 (Grades 10-12)

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How do the media habits of young Canadians relate to their propensity to vote? In this session, you’ll explore new research that describes how today’s highly accessible and customizable media environment both enhances and limits the ways relatively new voters access, connect and engage in the political process. Learn about the “voter participation trinity” and discuss potential ways to get your students to be more politically engaged citizens.
Participant
Alberta Teachers' Association
Associate Coordinator, Government- Communications

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