It is one of the basic skills of media literacy. Make responsible choices and access information by finding and locating materials and comprehending information and ideas.
A form of active learning that starts by posing questions, problems or scenarios—rather than simply presenting established facts or portraying a smooth path to knowledge
Inquiry based learning
Used to describe all the different ways that individuals organize and manage knowledge, especially in the workplace and in the professions
This is the knowledge that comes from personal experience and based on the stuff we do each day
How real things are presented in different kinds of media. When you draw a picture of a dog or a tree, you are creating a representation. When a book, film, song, or video game tells a story, it is representing real things.
A term used to describe the process of inquiry based on exploration, asking questions, and trial and error.
Learning how to learn
Critical thinking is the objective analysis of facts to form a judgment. There are several different definitions which generally include the rational, skeptical, unbiased analysis or evaluation of factual evidence.
Understanding the overall structure of a text is important. Skimming, browsing, looking at the pictures, charts or tables, and flipping through the pages is the first stage in this process.
Survey the whole text
A simple but powerful way to analyze messages by comparing new information to what we already know
Messages are representations of the world; but it is not a ___________________ of the world.
Skimming, browsing, looking at the pictures, charts or tables and flipping through the pages
Survey the whole text
Set your reading speed depending on text and the nature of your goal
Vary your reading rate
Highlighting, underlining, annotating text for making text-to-self or text-to-world connections
Social reading practices
It is one of the basic skills of media literacy. Understand messages in a variety of forms through textual and contextual analysis, identifying the author, purpose, and point of view and evaluating the quality and credibility of the content.