Monthly Archives: December 2010

Conclusionary Statement

Through an evaluation of media literacy and looking toward the future, time will be one of the greatest indicators of how media literacy progresses. I think that educators, both on the collegiate and pre-collegiate spectrums, will play the greatest role … Continue reading

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Media Literacy, A Training Program?

Students in a media literacy course at the University of Nebraska-Omaha recently took on the task of creating a media-literacy training program for their community. Instead of having typical discussions and lectures about literacy or having students move the class … Continue reading

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Building A New Audience

Howard Schneider, the former editor of Newsday and founder of the School of Journalism at Stony Brook University, said most journalists ignore one major issue and part of their job – educating the consumers about media. To combat this issue, … Continue reading

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Actions steps and High School Media Literacy Curriculum

The purpose of this blog has been in support of curriculum resources for media literacy in high school education. Outlined within this blog are ten action steps to help educators nationally and statewide integrate media literacy into their curriculum. The … Continue reading

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Educating the Educators

To this point, we have seen how communications majors are being taught new forms of media by having it integrated into the classroom and how we can educate children from an early age about new media and how to use … Continue reading

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Action Steps 8-10: Parent Outreach, National Visibility, and Stakeholder Engagement

Parent Outreach, National Visibility, and Stakeholder Engagement As outlined in my previous post, development of the eighth, ninth, and tenth steps towards supporting Media Literacy include the following steps: Engage the entertainment industry‚Äôs creative community in an entertainment-education initiative to … Continue reading

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Educating the Masses About Social Media

While college professors are teaching their students the new wave of media through in-classroom assignments and projects, what can be done to educate the public about the new ways media will be presented? It is significant for a communications majors … Continue reading

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