Presentation Title

Teaching Media Literacy: How Can It Fit into Teaching Composition?

Location

Room 217

Type of Presentation

Individual paper/presentation (20 minute presentation)

Target Audience

Higher Education

Abstract

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Presentation Description

Teaching media literacy in a composition class is not only possible, but also promotes media literacy for students who mighnt never take a course in technological writing or media literacy. This presenter will be reporting the successes and failurs of a media literacy course taught in first ear writing classes for fransitional basic writing and regular composition students in Comp I and Comp II classes. Handouts of the syllabus and assignments will be distributed.

Keywords

Information literacy, Media literacy, Compositon, Technological writing, First-year composition

Publication Type and Release Option

Presentation (Open Access)

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Oct 3rd, 10:00 AM Oct 3rd, 11:15 AM

Teaching Media Literacy: How Can It Fit into Teaching Composition?

Room 217

See presentation description.