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New Article: Media Literacy Education at the University Level

[ 0 ] August 20, 2012 |

Abstract:

In recent years, the media literacy education movement has developed to help individuals of all ages acquire the competencies necessary to fully participate in the modern world of media convergence. Yet media literacy education is not practiced uniformly at all educational levels. This study used a survey to compare the extent to which students are exposed to several basic elements of media literacy education at the high school and university levels. Results suggest that students are exposed to more course content related to media use and creation in high school, but more course content related to media analysis in college.

Read the full article by Hans Schmidt published in The Journal of Effective Teaching (PDF hosted by United Nations Alliance of Civilizations)

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About Rhys Daunic: Rhys is the founder and director of The Media Spot, a media literacy education consulting organization that facilitates student media productions, and develops media literacy curricula with educators throughout the country and abroad, primarily within New York City public schools. Read more about Rhys and The Media Spot. Rhys is currently on the Executive Committee (Secretary) of the NAMLE Board of Directors. View author profile.

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