States Academic Press
Journalism and Mass Communication - Media and Communication Studies
Media literacy is a broad perception of literacy which encompasses the ability of analyzing and accessing media messages. It also includes the ability to act, create and reflect using the power of communication and information to instigate a change in the world. Media literacy is considered as a collection of competencies which are necessary for citizenship, work and life, and is not limited to a single medium. Media literacy education is a method for improving media literacy competencies. It aims to raise awareness of media influence and encourage people to take an active role in both producing and consuming media. Inquiry-based pedagogy model is frequently used in media literacy education, which inspires individuals to ask questions regarding the things they read, see and hear. This book brings forth a posthuman perspective on media technologies and media literacy. It is appropriate for students seeking detailed information in this area of study as well as for experts. This book is a vital tool for all researching and studying this field.