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Critten - The medium and the message: how cultural studies can improve information literacy instruction

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Critten - The medium and the message: how cultural studies can improve information literacy instruction

  1. 1. The Medium andthe Message:How Cultural Studies Can ImproveInformation Literacy Instruction LILAC Conference Jessica Critten Manchester, England First Year Programs 27 March 2013 Librarian University of West Georgia
  2. 2. Cultural Studies
  3. 3. Media Literacy
  4. 4. InformationLiteracy
  5. 5. How doesthe mediaaffect us?
  6. 6. Representation& Ideology& Rhetoric& Hegemony
  7. 7. The media is persuasiveRhetoric
  8. 8. Mediarepresentationis tied topower. Hegemony
  9. 9. The media influences our values and beliefs.Ideology
  10. 10. The media constructs meaning.Representation
  11. 11. We dontjustconsumemedia, wecreate it.Empowerment
  12. 12. Questions?Jessica CrittenFirst Year Programs LibrarianUniversity of West Georgiajcritten@westga.eduFeel free to email for examples of instructional materials.
  13. 13. References and furtherreading-Althusser, L. (1970), "Ideology and Ideological State Apparatuses" in Lenin and Philosophy and other Essays, translated by Ben Brewster-Gramsci, Antonio. Selections from the Prison Books. Lawrence and Wishart: 1982.-Hall, S. (1997). Representation: Cultural Representations and Signifying Practices. London: SAGE Publications Ltd.-hooks, b. (1994). Teaching to transgress: Education as the practice of freedom. New York: Routledge.-Kellner, D., & Share, J. (2007). "Critical Media Literacy Is Not an Option." Learning Inquiry, 1(1), 59-69-Rodesiler, L (2010). "Empowering Students Through Critical Media Literacy: This Means War." Clearing House, 83 (5)

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