>From: BJ Berquist
>Reply-To: "ArtsEdNet Talk"
>To: "ArtsEdNet Talk"
>Subject: Media Literacy Online Class
>Date: Mon, 05 Nov 2001 05:15:19 -0500
>MEDIA LITERACY CLASS ONLINE:January-May 2002, Graduate Program in Media
>Following a very successful first effort when Media Literacy was taught
>online last spring. we are preparing to offer this class again from mid
>January through early May of next year.
>Student evaluations of the class were extremely positive and can be
>located at our program website:
>This is a 3 hour graduate class that explores key principles and basic
>purposes of media literacy including curriculum connections.The course
>may be taken as a stand alone class or it may be applied to the 18 hour
>certificate of completion in media literacy or to the 36 hour masters
>degree in media literacy.
>Students engage in critical analysis of several different media formats.
>The class emphasizes
>photo journalism, picture books, motion pictures, advertising and
>The course is offered through the university's Office of Extension and
>Distance Education. All questions related to registration and fees
>be directed to them at 800-355- 4084.
>The course name is Media Literacy and the code is CI 5830-375.
>Questions regarding course content, assignments ,readings and other
>support materials should be directed to the course instructor.
>Students who are interested in taking this class MUST contact Dr. David
>Considine no later than December 17th, to request that a seat be saved
>Dr. Considine coordinates the graduate program. He is the author of
>Visual Messages:Integrating Imagery into Instruction. A member of the
>board of directors of The Alliance for a Media Literate America, he
>chaired the first national media literacy conference at his own campus
>1995 and has been named chair of the 2003 national conference.
>His most recent article, 'Media Literacy:National Developments and
>International Origins" is scheduled for the winter 2002 issue of The
>Journal of Popular Film and Television.This whole issue is devoted to
>subject of media literacy.
>Please note that Appalachian also expects to continue its tradition of
>offering graduate credit for media literacy classes in July of 2002.
>Barry Duncan from Canada, was this year's guest lecturer and Kathleen
>Tyner, the distinguished founder of Strategies for Media Literacy and
>author of Literacy in a Digital World has accepted our invitation to
>teach in the program next summer. Mark it on your calendars now.
>Phone 262 2270
>Fax 262 2686.
>Forwarded from the Media Literacy list by
>Associate Educator, TAPPED IN