2008 Media literacy research award

Cable in the Classroom is sponsoring

its annual Media Smart

Research Award


:

Media literacy is a key 21st Century skill because it provides a framework

and method to think critically about the media and technologies students and

adults use for information and entertainment. Media literacy means knowing how

to access, understand, analyze, evaluate and create media messages on

television, the Internet and other outlets. It also means knowing how to use

these and other technologies safely, productively and

ethically.

The deadline for

emerging media literacy scholars to submit materials is May

31

.
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