With the explosion of the kinds of media now available, teaching students how to critically read media is more important than ever. In this course, you will learn how media messages are built not just through scripts but production choices like framing and music and how these choices influence our interpretation and actions. In this free, hands-on course you will will also learn concrete steps for how to teach students to critically examine how media is made, examine media production choices and how those influence message, develop a framework for analyzing media in a variety of formats, and prepare students to be critical consumers of media, as well as more successful media makers.
You can register for this free course at https://teach.kqed.org/p/analyzing-media.
Number of Units: 0.5 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for K-12 educators in all subject areas who want to develop skills and confidence with media making and media literacy.
Directions to Enrolled Participants for University Credit: Submit your Certificate of Completion by email to [email protected] after enrolling for credit and completing the course.
Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.
Enrollment Open Through: December 31, 2023 (11:59pm PT)
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