Outcome Chart - Saskatchewan - Psychology 20 (Grade 11)

Unit Three

Overall Expectations

Mass Media

Specific Expectations

  • What defines the mass media?
  • What influence does the media have on our thoughts, feelings and behaviours?
  • What influence does the media have on developing aggression and violence, especially in children?
  • What influence does the Internet have on social relations and behaviour?
  • What influence does the media have on society and our culture?
  • What is the relationship between cultural values, the media and censorship?



MediaSmarts Resources

Beyond Media Messages: Media Portrayal of Global Development

Bias and Crime in Media

Bias in News Sources

Buy Nothing Day

Celebrities and World Issues

Challenging Hate Online

Cinema Cops

Comparing Crime Dramas

Crime in the News

Crime Perceptions Quiz

Cyberbullying and the Law

Digital Issue: Cyberbullying

Digital Issue: Excessive Internet Use

Digital Issue: Online Hate

Don’t Drink and Drive: Assessing the Effectiveness of Anti-Drinking Campaigns

First Person

How to Analyze the News

Images of Learning

Media Issue: Violence

Miscast and Seldom Seen

Online Propaganda and the Proliferation of Hate

Perceptions of Youth and Crime

Suffragettes and Iron Ladies

The Price of Happiness

Viewing a Crime Drama

Violence on Film: The Ratings Game

Who’s Telling My Story?