Week Seven

24 March 2011 / Media Education

This week we’re going to be talking about media education in a more focused way, and looking at several of the statements educators and denominations have produced.

Please read “Enhancing child safety and online technologies”, Confronting the Challenges of Media Culture: Media Education for the 21st Century, WACC No Nonsense Guides, “Digital and media literacy: A plan of action”, and at least one document from your own faith tradition.

Additional resources include:

MIT Press free series on Digital Media and Learning

Mitchell, J. (2010). Media Violence and Christian Ethics, Cambridge University Press.

Rushkoff, D. (2010). Program or Be Programmed. Or Books.

Story circle rules handout