Critical Media Literacy and Civic Learning
Interactive Explorations for Students and Teachers
Civics, Media, and Democracy Collection
Critical Media Literacy and Civic Learning is an interactive, multimodal, multicultural, open access eBook for teaching and learning key topics in United States Government and Civic Life through the lens of media literacy. It features more than 100 learning activities that promote awareness of, and critical thinking about, the role that all types of media -- online and in print -- play in our lives and in our politics. Each chapter serves as a companion to the Building Democracy for All eBook and includes one or more media literacy activities that promote higher-order thinking and creative self-expression among upper elementary, middle, and high school students.
Social media Icons, adapted from image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay; Smart phone on keyboard, adapted from image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay; Photo by Allison Shelley for American Education: Images of Teachers and Students in Action;
CitationMaloy, R. W., Trust, T., Butler, A. , & Xu, C. (2021). Critical Media Literacy and Civic Learning. EdTech Books. https://edtechbooks.org/mediaandciviclearning
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