Media literacy "provides a framework to access, analyze, evaluate, create, and participate with messages in a variety of forms - from print to video to the Internet. Media Literacy builds an understanding of the role of media in society as well as essential skills of inquiry and self-expression..."
"Transliteracy is the ability to read, write and interact across a range of platforms, tools and media from signing and orality through handwriting, print, TV, radio and film, to digital social networks."
Transliteracy deals with the social meaning of literacy. Instead of focusing on a single authority, it explores how respected groups of individuals communicate to form collective authorship in a dynamic way. This social network of experts and individuals continues to add ideas and information which increases in value over time. Transliteracy implies that knowledge is communicated in diverse media, showing no preference for one format over another.
It is a knowledge assessment with multiple-choice questions targeting a variety of information literacy skills based on 3rd, 6th, 9th, and 12th grade standards.This is a free, web-based assessment system that has been used extensively for a number of years.
A Google Research Scientist teaches 6 brief lessons on how to be a better searcher using Google. It includes 2 assessments - one after the 3rd lesson and one at the end - to let you know how you are doing.
TEACHERS & LIBRARIANS: Visit Google Search Education for Lesson Plans & Activities; Training Videos; and A Google a Day trivia challenges.
Keyword Magic- Watch this video from the University of Sydney.
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