With the current ubiquity of technological tools and digital media, having the skillset necessary to use and understand digital media is essential. Integrating media literacy into modern day education can cultivate a stronger relationship between technology, educators, as well as students.
The Handbook of Research on Media Literacy in the Digital Age presents key research in the field of digital media literacy with a specific emphasis on the need for pre-service and in-service educators to become familiar and comfortable with the current digital tools and applications that are an essential part of youth culture. Presenting pedagogical strategies as well as practical research and applications of digital media in various aspects of culture, society, and education, this publication is an ideal reference source for researchers, educators, graduate-level students, and media specialists.
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Scholars of communication, information, education, and other disciplines make a case that media literacy education in the digital age is crucial, especially in a globally connected world. Among their topics are pedagogical approaches to media literacy education in the US, creating global classrooms using universal design for learning, using media literacy to teach and learn the English language arts: common core state standards, pedagogical guidelines to introduce transmedia learning into the classroom: the Brazilian context, and methods and strategies for using digital literacy in media and the arts.
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