Event details: 2017 VCE Voice: Crafting, Presenting and Analysing Argument
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VCE Voice...Beyond the Formula
Raise Your Voice: Crafting, Presenting and Analysing Argument
Date: Friday 21 April 2017
Time: 9am - 3.30pm
Venue: VATE Conference Room, 2/134-136 Cambridge Street, Collingwood
Join us as we speak to GetUp! Human Rights Campaign Director, Shen Narayanasamy, about how to make people listen to the issues that matter in our society today but also how the media positions the reader through different viewpoints and where those different viewpoints come from. Indeed, how can the power of the media be utilised to amplify the concerns of ordinary citizens in the face of a political machinery that oftentimes threatens to grind down the values we stand for as a nation? How does the world of business and power and counter-movements manipulate the media? How can we – and most importantly our students read this media critically and raise our voices and be heard? Shen will also focus on the intricacies of communication in a social media age, navigating our way through the potential and the pitfalls of the modern technological world, where fake news and confirmation bias and citizen journalists reign supreme.
How can we, as teachers, help steer the course with our students, harnessing critical, creative and caring action to build our communities? This day will also provide the opportunity to hear from experienced VCE English examiner, Karen Graham, as she details the Analysing and presenting argument outcomes as part of the new Study Design. Finally practicing teacher, Marjan Mossammaparast, will offer some ideas and strategies for the classroom.
Note: Phone booking is available, but will incur a $20 booking fee per individual.
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be received at the VATE office in writing.
Cancellations received between 5 and 3 working days prior to the event date will be charged a 15% cancellation fee. Cancellations received less than 2 working days prior to the event will receive NO REFUND. If you do not attend and have not notified the office in writing according to the above policy, you will receive no refund.
- VATE Conference Room, 2/134-136 Cambridge Street, Collingwood
- Event contact:
- Linda Baron - Mon-Thurs firstname.lastname@example.org (9411 8500)
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