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English for Media Literacy, Universidade da Pensilvânia

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Informações sobre o curso

Welcome to English for Media Literacy, a course created by the University of Pennsylvania, and funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of English Language Programs. To enroll in this course for free, click on “Enroll now” and then select "Full Course. No certificate." This course is designed for non-native English speakers who are interested in learning more about U.S. media literacy. In this course, you will explore different types of mass media, such as newspapers, magazines, television, and social media. This course will also give you the opportunity to develop a broader understanding of the role media plays in our lives, while building your vocabulary and giving you the language skills needed to analyze what you read and watch. The first unit in this course will provide an introduction to media literacy and give you an opportunity to evaluate your own media literacy level. In unit 2, you will learn how to identify facts versus opinions in the media. The next unit in the course will focus on the differences between social media and traditional media, while unit 4 will look at how gender and identity are covered in the media. In the final unit of the course, you will demonstrate your increased media literacy by through a culminating final project on social media. Development of this course was funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Office of English Language Programs. Unless otherwise noted, all course materials are available for re-use, repurposing and free distribution under a Creative Commons 4.0 Attribution license....

Melhores avaliações

por DT

Jan 27, 2019

I learned a lot from this online course especially the skills in media literacy. Thank you very much University of Pennsylvania. God bless to all staff and the people behind this program. More power!

por LB

Feb 09, 2019

This course helps people to b knowledgeable in a very accessible way. Through Coursra you can study even in different places. Also you will get a Certificate that will be valubale to every learner.

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Feb 17, 2019


por Ronn Audrey Jade Alcantara

Feb 16, 2019

It helps the student understand and widen his/her knowledge about the media. It is also useful as a student will be able to analyze an information better and know its credibility.

por Alvilyn Blessie T. Badiola

Feb 14, 2019

My experience in coursera is useful for my future field.

por Shirah Mae A. Libre

Feb 14, 2019

Give me more information :)


Feb 14, 2019

The course is very engaging even though it's only done through online.

por Janne Pearl Osea

Feb 12, 2019

I enjoyed this course, it's fun to answer the assessments, since it make you think critically.

por Joseph Ian Sto Domingo

Feb 12, 2019


por Myra M. Maylon

Feb 11, 2019

Nice course! Very informative!

por 盧映辰 Ivy Lu

Feb 11, 2019

A awesome course

por Ericka Joy S. Rabina

Feb 10, 2019

fun to do