A Critical Introduction
Michael Hoechsmann & Stuart Poyntz
Media Literacies: A Critical Introduction traces the history of media literacy and grapples with the fresh challenges posed by the convergent media of the 21st century. The book provides a much-needed guide to what it means to be literate in today’s media-saturated environment.
- Updates traditional models of media literacy by examining how digital media is utilized in today’s convergent culture
- Explores the history and emergence of media education, the digitally mediated lives of today’s youth, digital literacy, and critical citizenship
- Complete with sidebar commentary written by leading media researchers and educators spotlighting new research in the field and an annotated bibliography of key texts and resources
Michael Hoechsmann is Associate Professor in the Department of Integrated Studies in Education at McGill University. He is co-author of Reading Youth Writing: “New” Literacies, Cultural Studies and Education (2008). He is a former Director of Education of Young People’s Press, a youth-oriented non-profit news service.
Stuart Poyntz is Assistant Professor in the School of Communication at Simon Fraser University. He has published articles in the Review of Education, Pedagogy and Cultural Studies, the Journal of Curriculum Theorizing, the Canadian Journal of Education, Taboo: The Journal of Culture and Education, and various edited collections.
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Posted: Thursday, January 19th, 2012 @ 7:02 pm
Categories: Poyntz, Stuart.
Tags: 2012 Titles, Media Literacie.
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