2017-2018 Graduate and Professional Studies Programs 
    
    Aug 19, 2019  
2017-2018 Graduate and Professional Studies Programs [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ED 5450 - Media Literacy for Social Change: Teaching Informational and Primary Texts


Just as primary and informational texts have been pivotal in social change, the media has become equally as important. This course will explore the way teaching media literacy enhances the instruction of informational and primary texts. Students will explore various informational and primary texts as vehicles for social change. Topics in this course will include:  gender representation, youth and advertising, and politics and propaganda. Students will develop a professional development activity to use in their school or school district. (3 credits) Meets MED & CAGS Concentration requirement: Digital and Media Literacy/ English