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ERIC Number: EJ1083091
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Sep
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 18
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1916-4742
Language Arts with a Focus on Media: Facilitating Students' Entry in the World of Literacy
Kaklamanos, Alexandra
English Language Teaching, v2 n3 p175-177 Sep 2009
This paper briefly describes the function of media literacy in the classroom. Beginning with the notion that language is socially constructed, the paper focuses on how it is possible to incorporate a field that is familiar and accessible to all, in our teaching. Furthermore, the advantages of studying the media are outlined and supported by existing studies. Teachers who strive to show sensitivity to their students ought to include texts that are central to their students' lives.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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