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Friday, February 10 • 12:00 - 13:00
Media Consumption of Alberta Youth and Voting Participation

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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 (and colleagues) to be more politically engaged citizens.

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Jonathan Teghtmeyer

Associate Coordinator, Government- Communications, Alberta Teachers' Association
Jonathan Teghtmeyer is the Associate Coordinator, Communications for The Alberta Teachers' Association. His primary responsibilities are in communications, political engagement and advocacy. He has a Bachelor of Education and Masters of Arts in Communication and Technology from the University of Alberta. Prior to coming to the Association, he taught high school Math and Drama in Breton, Alberta. He also sits on the board of directors for Public... Read More →

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Friday February 10, 2017 12:00 - 13:00
Citadel Theatre: The club 9828 101A Avenue Northwest Edmonton
  • Room Details Lecture Max Capacity - 160
  • Grade Focus General
  • Tags English

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