• Digital Polarization Initiative

    Click image to view the DigiPo Infographic largerThe Digital Polarization Initiative, or “DigiPo”, is ADP's national effort to build student civic, information and web literacy by having students participating in a broad, cross-institutional project to fact-check, annotate, and provide context to the different news stories that show up in our Twitter and Facebook feeds. DigiPo is being spearheaded by A DP's inaugural Civic Fellow Mike Caulfield of Washington State University Vancouver. Mike’s expertise as Washington State University Vancouver’s director of blended and networked learning and his passion for advancing the learning of online communities and ensuring informed civic engagement make him well-suited to lead this new effort and to galvanize the ADP community around advancing student civic literacy in our digital and polarized age.Together, we will work to advance student civic literacy in our digital and too often polarized age. 

    11 ADP Campuses are piloting this work:

    • Black Hills State University 
    • CUNY College of Staten Island
    • Georgia College
    • Indiana University Kokomo
    • Metropolitan State University of Denver
    • Millersville University of Pennsylvania
    • San Jose State University
    • Texas A&M International University
    • Texas A&M University-Central Texas
    • University of North Carolina Charlotte
    • Washington State University Vancouver

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