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ERIC Number: EJ716834
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jan-1
Pages: 51
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0013-8274
Teaching Media-Savvy Students about the Popular Media
Maness, Kevin
English Journal, v93 n3 p46 Jan 2004
A framework for media education that helps students enhance their understanding of the media and use their knowledge to influence individual and community action is proposed. It is experienced that the problem with educating children against, rather than about, the media is the assumption that students are passive audiences of the media, lacking the critical, analytical skills necessary to resist media manipulation.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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