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Introduction to Media Literacy: Crash Course video #1

Introduction to Media Literacy: Crash Course video #1

Here is a new video from Crash Course released today featuring a general Introduction to Media Literacy: Crash Course video #1.

Adults consume more media than they did a year ago according to the research cited below. A counter argument may suggest more people have access to devices or connectivity than a year ago. Supply and demand principles are involved as well as the endless options available to consumers today. Are we heading to an information overload?

You will learn about some basic information about media in this new series. Feel free to comment below.

Time duration: 10 minutes.

First thing’s first: what is media literacy? In our first episode, Jay breaks this question down and explains how we’re going to use it to explore our media-saturated world.

Source: Crash Course YT channel


Resources & References: U.S. Adults Consume an Entire Hour More of Media Per Day Than They Did Just Last Year…

Landmark Report: U.S. Teens Use an Average of Nine Hours of Media Per Day,

Tweens Use Six Hours…

NAMLE: Media Literacy Defined…


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Gary Norman

I graduated with Masters’ Degree in Technology and Human Environments in May 2018.

“I Write to discover what I know”- Flannery O’Connor

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