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Media and Family

Media literacy can be taught in the home as well -- in fact, parents can be the best teachers of media literacy. Instead of merely restricting children's media usage, parents can engage in discussions about the messages embedded in their children's favorite media and how those messages relate to the family's own values.

Events

Recommend, read, repeat. What more could you ask for in a digital book club?

“Multimedia,” you say? You got it.

Teaching Resources

Available for purchase, the media literacy smartphone helps students learn to ask questions about what they read, see, watch and listen to.

Examine and evaluate contemporary propaganda with lesson plans exploring definitions of propaganda, virality, sponsored content and more

It's never to early to be smart about media!

Understand how copyright and fair use supports digital learning

"Create to Learn" by using free or low-cost digital tools for making podcasts, blogs, videos, gifs, infographics and more

Guided inquiry & viewing of Adam Ruins the Internet helps learners judge the pros and cons of digital life and reflect on the role of media regulation.

Undergraduate and graduate students benefit from exploring the multidisciplinary history of media literacy

Research and Scholarship