“This lesson, “Morality & Mortality in Viking Society,” is original student work created for the teacher preparation core course CI 2300: Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age at Appalachian State University.
Media Literacy Education from Kindergarten to College: A Comparison of How Media Literacy Is Addressed across the Educational System (JMLE 5:1)
This study of media literacy education at all levels of the educational system considered faculty perceptions of student media literacy competencies, the extent to which media literacy is addressed in class, and the extent to which faculty members consider media literacy education to be important. Data suggest that despite the research and policy focus on [...]
Bringing the World to School: Integrating News and Media Literacy in Elementary Classrooms (JMLE 5:1)
For three years, the Powerful Voices for Kids program, a university-school partnership program of the Media Education Lab at the University of Rhode Island, developed a multifaceted approach to integrate news and current events into in-school and after-school instruction in K-6 schools. Three case studies detailing the program’s impact on an undergraduate novice instructor, an [...]
This kit provides teachers, college faculty and other educators with the materials needed to engage students in a dynamic and constructivist process of learning how antiwar movements have been perceived by the people in the United States and how the U.S. media has constructed that public perception.