Essay about Effects of Mass Meadia

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Syllabus HUM/186 Version 4


College of Humanities HUM/186 Version 4 Media Influences on American Culture
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Course Description The course provides an introduction to the most prominent forms of media that influence and impact social, business, political, and popular culture in contemporary America. It explores the unique aspects of each medium as well as interactions across various media that combine to create rich environments for information sharing, entertainment, business, and social interaction in the United States and around the world. Policies Faculty and students will be held responsible for understanding and adhering to all policies
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Syllabus HUM/186 Version 4


Video Media Literacy in the 21st-Century Classroom Video Understanding Media Literacy Video The Facebook Primary Participation/ Discussion Questions

Watch "Media Literacy in the 21st-Century Classroom” on this week’s ERR page.

Watch "Understanding Media Literacy” on this week’s ERR page. Watch "Obama: The Facebook Election” on this week’s ERR page.

Participate in class discussion. Respond to weekly discussion questions during class session. *(Discussion questions are for class discussion, and should not be submitted online.) Resource: Learning Team Toolkit Complete the Learning Team Charter. Submit your completed Learning Team Charter.

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 from 9:00am1:00pm Thursday, January 30, 2014 by 11:59pm Thursday, January 30, 2014 by 11:59pm


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Individual Effects of Mass Media Paper

Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you answer the following questions:    What were the major developments in the evolution of mass media during the last century? How did each development influence American culture? What is meant by the term media convergence, and how has it affected everyday life?


Conclude your paper with a reflection on why media literacy is important for responsible media consumption today. Format your paper consistent with APA

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