Volume:6, Issue: 1

May. 1, 2014

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“Climbing the Mountain” of Media Education
Gudilina, Svetlana I. [about]
By and large, social media has changed the life activities of our younger generation. The well-known media expert and philosopher, Marshall Mc Luhan, noticed back in the 20th century that we first, create a technology and then, it recreates us. This observation is valid today. Aware of Mc Luhan’s insight, we, educators, must work to restructure our field, no matter what it is, to include the study of mass communications and new technologies in order to adequately train our students for their successful entry into what is now a global information environment. Whether we like it or not, media plays an important role in the personality development of the informational and communication cultures of the world’s teenagers. It is no wonder that many countries consider media literacy to be a vital component of modern education in a democratic society.

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