Media literacy transforming curriculum and teaching

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Published by NSSE, Distributed by Blackwell Pub. in Chicago, Malden, Mass .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Media literacy -- Study and teaching,
  • Information literacy -- Study and teaching,
  • Media literacy,
  • Information literacy,
  • Educational technology,
  • Critical thinking -- Study and teaching

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

Book details

Other titlesTransforming curriculum and teaching
Statementedited by Gretchen Schwarz, Pamela U. Brown.
SeriesYearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education -- 104th, pt. 1, Yearbook of the National Society for the Study of Education -- 104th, pt. 1.
ContributionsSchwarz, Gretchen, 1952-, Brown, Pamela U., National Society for the Study of Education.
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 294 p. ;
Number of Pages294
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14547529M
OCLC/WorldCa58801911

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