TMA 458

Media Literacy Education

Theatre and Media Arts College of Fine Arts and Communications

Course Description

Media literacy principles and basic film production in the context of educating students and teachers in local K-12 public schools.

When Taught

Fall

Grade Rule

Grade Rule 8: A, B, C, D, E, I (Standard grade rule)

Min

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

3

Fixed

1

Other Prerequisites

or instructor's consent.

Recommended

TMA 291, 292

Title

Personal and Global Media Presence

Learning Outcome

Investigate the mediated world at large, considering personal media presence as well as the global media.

Title

Media Education Theory and Strategy

Learning Outcome

Examine media education theories and strategies of media education practice.

Title

Local and Global Media Outreach

Learning Outcome

Discuss and examine local and global media outreach and after school programs.

Title

Personal Pedagogical Standards

Learning Outcome

Develop personal pedagogical standards from which they create and teach a media curriculum.

Title

Documentaries

Learning Outcome

Create photo, audio, and video documentaries that demonstrate the principles of community storytelling.

Title

Professional Collaboration

Learning Outcome

Prepare to interact with elementary and secondary students and teachers who are currently using media in their classroom curricula.