A democratic civilization will save itself only if it makes the language of the image into a stimulus for critical reflection, not an invitation to hypnosis.
Dr. Sait Tuzel is an Associate Professor in Turkey. He has a Master`s and PhD's degree in Language Arts Education. He was a visiting Scholar at the Harrington School of Communication and Media at University of Rhode Island, and staff at the Media Education Lab during the academic year of 2013-2015.
Dr. Tuzel has been working with media literacy and multimodal literacy education in primary school and he was a consultant for Media Literacy Education Curriculum and Language Arts Curriculum in Turkey. In this time, he developed research on cultural stereotypes and its eliminated with online media. Also he focus on Turkish Teachers’ media and digital literacy motivation. He has published several articles in the scholarly journals about media literacy integration with language arts and children`s comprehension progress of multimodal texts. Contact Sait at email@example.com