What forms of knowledge and what kinds of competencies are required to use media in the 21st century? Technical know-how is not enough. How do people learn to use media and new communication technologies in intelligent, informed ways as resources for learning, expression, and connection? The field of media education has extensive curricula aimed at helping young people to develop these capacities. Based on his research with elementary and secondary teachers, Lipton examines some of the obstacles and opportunities in media education approaches for the cultivation of engaged citizenship.
Re-Generation: Envisioning New Relations to Media, Civics, Work, & Learning
This Knowledge Futures Forum considers the impact of generational differences for learning, working, and being civically engaged in the 21st century.
Knowledge Futures Forum | Emory University | October 20-21, 2011
Goizueta Business School, Emory University, Boynton Auditorium, Room E130