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This resource helps secondary teachers develop media literacy across the curriculum and features a CD-ROM that contains examples of high-quality student work drawn from case studies.
Chapter 8: The Horizontal Angle: Media Literacy Across the Curriculum
The Horizontal Angle: Media Literacy Across the Curriculum
Arguments for media education across the curriculum have a long pedigree (see Buckingham, 2003: 89–93 for a detailed account). Essentially, the argument has been that all subjects use media of one kind or another, and that a critical and informed understanding of such media makes sense. In the past, this has largely been confined to understanding media content, especially in television and film, as it might be used in Science or the Humanities. However, the advent of digital authoring tools, just as it has made possible a shift in emphasis from analysis to production in specialist media education, has also encouraged a similar shift in the use of media across ...