Available Until 4/14/2028

Memes and GIFs and Videos -- Oh My!: Using Pop Culture to Promote Health Information

For more information or to schedule this course, contact: Christian Minter, christian.minter@unmc.edu.

Are you looking for ways to use a favorite meme or TV show to promote quality health information? Then this self-paced, online course is for you! The course will cover the benefits of using pop culture, tools for creating content, and ideas to connect health information resources to popular media.

Site URLhttps://nnlm.gov/classes/popculture

Learning Objectives
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
1. Find and select appropriate popular media.
2. Identify health resources that are relevant to specific popular media.
3. Use common tools for creating and hosting memes, gifs, or videos.

The agenda will include readings, discussion forums, and exercises to practice creating content and pairing with relevant information resources.

Site URL: https://nnlm.gov/classes/popculture

Facility Requirements  

  • Computer with internet connection and speakers

  • Access to the NNLM Moodle site

  • Access to tools/sites used to create class materials

MLA CE Credits: 8