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[ 0 ] March 5, 2013 |

Intro to Mass Comm

Introduction to Mass Communication: Media Literacy and Culture (by Stanley Baran) ($41.99 + free shipping).

This text encourages students to be active media consumers and gives them a deeper understanding of the role that the media play in both shaping and reflecting culture. Through this cultural perspective, students learn that audience members are as much a part of the mass communication process as are the media producers, technologies, and industries. This was the first, and remains the only, university-level text to make media literacy central to its approach, and given recent national and global turmoil, its emphasis on media use and democracy could not be more timely. [learn more]

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About Vanessa Domine, Ph.D.: Vanessa Domine is currently an Associate Professor at Montclair State University where she teaches courses in technology and teacher education. She is the author of "Rethinking Technology in Schools" (2009). Dr. Domine was elected to the NAMLE Board of Directors in 2009 and served as 1st Vice President (2011-2013) and co-editor of the Journal of Media Literacy Education (2012-2013). In her spare time she is "Dr. Mom" to her 4 media-literate children. You can follow her on Twitter @vanessadomine View author profile.

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