ROLE OF MEDIA
TYPES OF MEDIA
OBJECTIVE OF THE STUDY
ROLE OF PRINT MEDIA IN EDUCATION
ROLE OF ELECTRONIC MEDIA IN EDUCATION
Media is everywhere, it has become a part of our daily
The media play a dominant role in the learning
Media has potential to shape personalities and change
the way we perceive and understand the world .
Education and Media are integral part of learning.
They form a person and transform society.
The word Media comes from the
Latin plural of Medium.
Media may refer to communications.
Communication tools are used to
store and deliver information or
TYPES OF MEDIA
M.K Gandhi said, “By education, I mean an all-
round drawing out of the best in the Child and
man’s body, mind and spirit.”
The word ‘Education’ has its origin from two
Latin words Educare (Educere) and Educatum.
Educare means to bring up or draw out and
Educatum means the act of teaching or training.
Education is the formation of an individual to
understand and perceive things in a deeper way.
The Media is the most powerful entity on earth. They have the power to
make the innocent guilty and to make the guilty innocent.
Media Education is the process through which the individual become
media literate – able to critically understand the nature, techniques and
impacts of media messages and production.
Media used for educational purposes is called Educational Media or
To know and avoid the
negative impact of
media on education and
transform or change
them into positive
impact so that media
can inform, educate,
entertain and persuade
people in a more
ROLE OF PRINT MEDIA IN EDUCATION
The role of Print Media in the process of education is of
Print Media like Newspapers, Journals and Magazines are
the basic oldest channels of communication between one
source to other.
Print Media are being printed in every regional language to
facilitate, the readers to get information and knowledge in
ones own mother tongue.
Fr. Francis Arackal said,
Through newspapers, we
can get news ,
information, and we can
learn our National
Language , and English
Newspapers are very
helpful to learn the
Newspapers was the best
way of learning before
creating public opinion
in the time of Sir Syed
Through magazines, we can learn by articles ,
features , interviews , short stories , and we can get
very nice literature by magazines. Different types of
magazines having different and versatile knowledge
of over all the world.
Book is the best source of
education. A lot of material of
formal and informal education
is available in the books.
Mostly students depend upon
this medium to learn the
education. In spite of modern
technology, still this medium is
popular for the learning.
Role of Radio in the Educational Process
Radio is also playing a important role in
Talk shows about politics, finance and other
programs are the source of informal education.
Many Personalities, Scholars, Professionalists
come in radio as a chief guest, by live calls, we
take a lot of information and learned by this way.
Community Radio System
Community Radio System have made for education.
Radio has now started to enter into the education sector with the name of
community radio system.
The term community radio signifies radio broadcasting with the objectives of
serving the community by involving members of the community.
It will help the students to increase their speaking skill.
With the introduction of this technology, quite a few civil society organizations
have come forward to broadcast their educative radio programming .
Moreover ,this kind of radio will help students to revise their classroom
teaching, which they may forget.
The impact of community radio is massive and its impact felt on every section
of the society.
Role of Internet in the Educational
The Internet has a significant potential for providing children and
youth with access to educational information, and can be
compared with a huge home library.
Regardless of gender, race, age, geographic location, language or
any disability, internet gives an equal chance to all to progress in
the field of education.
Online learning has assumed the role of an important media for
imparting distance education.
The most important advantage of online distance education is to earn a
degree from one’s home or work place.
We can get knowledge and information through charts, maps, graphs,
moving images , slides and video clippings and even audio recordings
It helps to understand the entire syllabus without the help of a teacher.
ROLE OF TELEVISION IN EDUCATIONAL
Television is the powerful media that will reach all sorts of people.
It is a source of informal education.
TV does play an important role in shaping a person’s life, both professionally
and personality .
It does provide the value addition knowledge to the concerned person,
irrespective of his profession.
We’ve a lot of programs on almost everything. There is something for
everyone, Channel like Discovery, National Geographic, Animal Planet etc.
does provide us with immense knowledge from the subject inventions.
TV provide to learn so many things like politics , business, finance, nature,
different languages learn through dramas and movies, cooking etc.
Different News Channels help to update our knowledge.
ROLE OF FILMS IN EDUCATIONAL
Film is also a source of informal education we can know about different
cultures, and other societies norms , values , civilizations and way of living by
Film is playing an important role for learning different languages. Film
delivers a moral lesson to the viewers. Its depend upon viewers, how that they
Many historical films tell us the old history of the Nations.
In a dramatic way, films tell us a current situation of the World like terrorism,
corruption, extremism, social evils etc.
ROLE OF MOBILE DEVICES IN
The advent of mobile devices have
changed the learning methods of
students. Students store all their
notes in mobiles and study from it
because it’s easy and convenient.
The Hindu Education Plus writes
that students and researches can
effectively use mobile services to
get accurate data, clarify the data
and make thesis more credible.
We can rightly conclude that the effect of media is vast on the life
of each and every individual.
With the on-going development of information and technology in
the society, media has given particular attention to the need of
education and cultural diversity and promoted media
consciousness among individuals.
Media has opened a new dimension and gave a new meaning to
Education has become more entertaining like never before.