Digital & Media Literacy

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This section explores many aspects of digital and media literacy: from the basics, to how youth engage with different media, to issues they may encounter, the essays and educational games featured here help you become ‘media smart’.
General Information
Welcome to our digital and media literacy section. This is where you will find information on various topics relating to media, youth, and the Internet. Feel free to brows these sections or use the navigation bar at the top to find a specific topic.
Media Issues
In this section, you will find our collected writings on issues related to the ways that media represents and sometimes misrepresents specific groups of people; how media influence our attitudes and behaviours; and the ethical decisions we make daily as media consumers.
Digital Issues
Internet and mobile communications technologies offer a wealth of opportunities for fun, learning, and exploration. They also present parents and teachers with a host of concerns and worries. In this section, you can find resources on how to tackle these issues in a positive way.
Educational Games
Educational computer games that introduce kids to key ideas in media and digital literacy. These games are a great way to start a conversation on media issues in the home or classroom, and you can play most of them right here on our website.
e-Tutorials

e-Tutorials for parents, teachers and anyone interested in media issues affecting youth. These free online tutorials cover a wide-range of topics including managing Internet use in the home, diversity representation and online hate.

Media Literacy Week

Meida Literacy WeekMedia Literacy Week is an annual event that takes place every November. For information, resources and upcoming events for this year’s week.

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