Title Curricula for Media Literacy Education According to International Experts
Authors Fedorov, Alexander, Levitskaya, Anastasia, CAMARERO CALANDRIA, EMMA, CAMARERO CALANDRIA, EMMA
External publication No
Means Eur. J. Contemp. Educ.
Scope Article
Nature Científica
Area International
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Publication date 01/01/2016
ISI 000391010600007
Scopus Id 2-s2.0-85010451192
DOI 10.13187/ejced.2016.17.324
Abstract The article analyzes the results of the international experts' survey regarding the curriculum of media literacy education, which was administrated by the authors in September-October 2015. The expert panel includes specialists actively involved in the real process of media literacy education in schools, universities and other educational institutions, who also have significant publications record (monographs, study guides, articles in peer-reviewed journals). 65 experts from 20 countries took part in the survey: Armenia, Australia, Belgium, Canada, China, Croatia, Germany, Hungary, Greece, Israel, Mexico, Portugal, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, the USA. Based on the experts' answers, the productive sources of media literacy education curriculum were distinguished; as well as the content and learning outcomes of media literacy education curriculum, and assessment strategies of students' media literacy competence, aimed at various target groups. Furthermore, main challenges for media literacy curriculum design and implementation are outlined: the resistance of the administrative bodies, overloaded curriculum in the classroom, poor development of the initial and continuing training for teachers, necessity for the development high-level research and curriculum proposals.
Keywords curriculum; media literacy; media education; expert; international survey
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