IS MEDIA LITERACY AN URGENT ISSUE IN EDUCATION FOR ALL?

TitleIS MEDIA LITERACY AN URGENT ISSUE IN EDUCATION FOR ALL?
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2017
AuthorsArroio, A
JournalProblems of Education in the 21st Century
Volume75
Issue5
Start Page416-418
PaginationContinuous
Date PublishedOctober/2017
Type of ArticleEditorial
ISSN1822-7864
Other NumbersE-ISSN 2538-7111
Keywordseducational research, media literacy, new technologies
Abstract

Today it is possible to consider that the new technologies can offer many possibilities to be explored. There is no doubt about the changes in society when it is adequately supported by the new technologies. In fact, people from all over the world used to have high hopes that new technologies will be able to improve and promote healthier life, as well they also expect a huge impulse to promoting social freedoms, and at least to increase knowledge and more productive livelihoods.
But for this scenario become true the traditional education goals should change to a different direction to gaining locally relevant goals and skills. In order to establish networks for all kind of partnerships, the new technologies could be used as the means for providing an access to and engaging in the lifelong learning programs all social groups of population around the world.

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