Media Literacy Education: Its Level of Implementation in Amontay National High School, Pitogo, Quezon

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Rationale
The world is surrounded with beautiful trends and innovation which brought up the development in different branches or fields of professional activities such as business, education, etc. It is of great help that these numerous happenings also cater an opportunity to improve further quality of teaching instruction in the educational ground. This will utilize the upbringing of Philippine education standards. Due to this progress as bounded by technologies, the generation is conceived to be known now as generation “M”. Media as the core of this generation is delivered such that it remarkably influences greater people globally. It is one of the most dominant forces as its messages are decoded by the youths which lead them in shaping
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Amontay National High School is a typical high school situated in the province of Quezon, Pitogo district. The school is blessed with computers from generous donors and from DepEd Division Office as well as other multimedia devices produced through numerous fund-raising programs. The area is also signal-sufficient for internet purposes. Most of the students in this school are engaged in watching movies and tv shows, computer games, and internet activities like exploring facebook and other sites that are also helpful to their study. However, such exposure may create positive and negative impact to the students’ development. Teachers should be able to orient and educate their students to be aware of the media influences. It is in these above scenarios that the researcher is determined to unlock hidden riches on how to deliver media literacy education and how can it be used to strengthen the teaching competence, thus, creating a program that would assist educators in producing media literate learners.

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