Literacy for the 21st Century: An Overview & Orientation Guide to Media Literacy Education
CML’s plain language introduction to the basic elements of inquiry-based media education.
Now expanded to include the Questions/TIPS (Q/TIPS) for both construction/production and deconstruction!
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 to know how to press buttons on technological equipment: thinking is even more important. Find out how to connect thinking with production in CML’s newly published 2nd Edition of Literacy for the 21st Century!
In a short and readable format, it:
Provides a complete framework for critical inquiry, using CML’s Five Core Concepts, and Five Key Questions for both construction and deconstruction of media, along with handouts.
Gives explanations and Guiding Questions to illustrate how to connect the Key Questions when consuming or producing or participating with media.
Provides in-depth explanations and the foundational role of the Five Key Questions of Media Literacy.
Offers a sample inquiry into visual language: “How to Conduct a ‘Close Analysis’ of a Media ‘Text.’”