The Feature Conference and Youth Agenda Forum, led by UNESCO, was held in March 2020 where an array of Media literacy experts met to discuss the changing landscape of Global Media and Information literacy. See below to find out what was discussed. The outcomes of the deliberations in the Feature Conference and Youth Agenda Forum have been immortalized in the Seoul Declaration on Media and Information Literacy for Everyone and
Violence on the Russian & American Media Screen and Youth Audience is an article written by Alexander Fedorov from 2003. This paper analyzes violence in society and how it may be connected to the presentation of violence in the media. See below for an excerpt from the article. “Violence is an increasing problem in modern society. “If in the USSR in 1989 639 crimes were committed per 1000 residents, then in 1999
The Learning Network is a section of the New York Times for teachers seeking to obtain new ideas and methods of teaching media literacy, among other topics to students of various age groups. Article topics range anywhere from student opinion articles, current political news, writing prompts, personality quizzes, and much more! They also provide teachers with various free resources for the classroom covering topics like social studies, english,
The Media Education: Sociology Surveys written by Alexander Fedorov (in 2015) outlines the main goals of media education and demonstrates how the development of mass communication has altered personalities within society. Within these surveys, Fedorov indicates how media literacy helps a person to actively use the resources of the information field of TV, radio, video, cinema, press, Internet. See below for an abstract of the article. “There are quite a few differences
The Media Education Kit is tailored to a diverse audience. Not only does this kit provide school teachers with modules of media education curriculum, it additionally outlines key concepts to adults outside school systems as well. The kit presents a parent manual, a handbook on ethical relations with professionals, and a guide on internet literacy.
Literacy for the 21st Century is a helpful source for anyone who may be interested in implementing media literacy workshops, graduate seminars, or faculty in-service programs. This guidebook was originally written in 2003 and then later updated in 2005. The guidebook answers the question: How does media literacy relate to the construction of media? How can critical thinking be taught and learned while students are producing media? It’s not enough
This kit presents tools and resources to educators and students. This useful source covers theories and various methods of implementing media literacy based on CML’s research-based framework. Click here to access CML MediaLit Kit.
The Overview of Information Literacy Resources Worldwide is a collection of media literacy resources from around the world. The material provided is translated into 42 languages, administering lesson plans and tutorials to teachers and librarians around the world. Click Here to access this file.
For information and resources related to media literacy, check out this padlet provided to us by NAMLE.
European Broadcasting Union is a collaboration of mostly government-owned radio and television companies that are aimed at implementing positive societal changes. Mediawijzer.net is a Dutch network seeking to bring media awareness to youth within Dutch communities. Mediawijzer.net provides a free network membership, enabling organizations to meet, as well as to bring their offerings to the attention of one other. Media Literacy: No Longer the Shrinking Violet of European Audiovisual Media Regulation? is an article written by