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Chapter 6: Children and Media in Media Education
Media in education have developed within two distinct areas. The first has to do with teaching with media: The application of film, video, sound, and graphics to the standard speech and textbook of the classroom. These applications range from the rather simple audiovisual methods of overheads and slides to the much more complex systems of distance learning that may involve satellite linkage and full-spectrum interaction. The preponderance of the writing about media and education has been directed toward the uses of media to more effectively teach the subject matter that has traditionally occupied the time and energies of the teachers in our schools.
The second area of media in education is media education itself or ...