Think. Interpret. Create: How Media Education Promotes Critical Thinking, Democracy, Health and Aesthetic Apppreciation

Issued by Cable in the Classroom, November 2002. Posted with permission.

Media literacy education is at a watershed moment around the world. We are making the inevitable and gradual turn to changing what we do in classrooms and at home to make education more student-centered and responsive to children's and society's real-world needs.

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Author Bio: 

Robert Kubey directs the Center for Media Studies and is an associate professor of journalism and media studies at Rutgers University in New Brunswick, N.J.