ERIC Number: ED105460
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975
Reference Count: 0
Media in the Future Tense.
Wiseman, Molly J.
The purpose of this paper is to provide teachers with a rationale for teaching the mass media. It also contains a discussion of different methods to be used in teaching the media. The influence of the media on contemporary society is examined and the importance of the mass media in the educational process is stressed. In addition, the paper presents six purposes for teaching the media and developing a media-oriented curriculum as well as the purposes for teaching various kinds of media: visual media, print media, and electronic media. Finally, the paper includes reasons for teaching how the media influence people through advertising and persuasion and concludes with a listing of instructional materials designed to increase awareness of the media's influence. (RB)
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Curriculum Development, Educational Media, Educational Objectives, Educational Philosophy, Instructional Materials, Journalism, Mass Media, Secondary Education, Teaching Methods
Sister M. Rita Jeanne, Secretary/Treasurer, JEA, Sisters of Perceptual Adoration, St. Rose Convent, La Crosse, Wis. 54601 ($2.50 non-member, $1.50 members)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Journalism Education Association.