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Media Literacy Education. Nordic Perspectives

This publication belongs to an effort bringing the Nordic studies on media literacy education in a global sight. Current definitions of media literacy and evaluations of educational case studies are presented in the form of thirteen articles written by Nordic academic experts. The articles present, for example, discussions on media literacies in a historical and cultural context and the construction of media literacy as a civic competence. Moreover, texts on educational case studies discuss instructional issues but deal with classroom research and curricular issues as well.

Digital culture offers different relationships with media to the ones that have existed earlier. Globally, enhancing media literacy is related to aspects of Human Rights, especially to the Rights of the Child. During recent years, there have been important policy efforts for developing media literacy education around the world.

This book in published in cooperation with the Finnish Society on Media Education

Edited by Sirkku Kotilainen & Sol-Britt Arnolds-Granlund
October 2010
Distributed by Coronet Books Inc.
ISBN: 9789186523022
188 pages

To order the book, please go to The International Clearinghouse on Children, Youth and Media

Tags: ["media", "education"]
Published Nov. 4, 2010 2:44 PM - Last modified Apr. 17, 2013 3:49 PM