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Media Literacy Education - A discussion about Media education in the Western countries, Europe and Sweden


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Title: Media Literacy Education - A discussion about Media education in the Western countries, Europe and Sweden
Authors: Oxstrand, Barbro
Issue Date: 2009
Publication type: conference paper, other
Organization: University of Gothenburg. Department of Journalism and Mass Communication
Citation: Paper presented at the Nordmedia09 conference in Karlstad University, Sweden, August 13-15, 2009, revised after the conference.
Keywords: Media education
Media literacy
Abstract: Media Education is perhaps even more important today as more and more students have practical access to a variety of media both at home and in school. There is a need to develop new skills and competencies that allow users and consumers “information literate”. Media literacy has tended to focus on cultural expressions and has a critical dimension that information skills are lacking. Recently, however, information literacy has become increasingly linked to issues of democracy and active citi... more
Related work: http://www.nordmedia09.se/index.php?lang=se
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/22007
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