Media and Information Literacy: Introduction and Frameworks
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Media and Information Literacy: Introduction and Frameworks

This quiz covers the fundamental concepts of media and information literacy, including media literacy, information literacy, technology literacy, and the laws and design frameworks related to media and information. It also explores the objectives of media and information literacy.

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What is the definition of technology literacy?

Application of scientific knowledge to the practical aims of human life or to change and manipulate the human environment

Define information literacy.

Ability to recognize when information is needed and to locate, evaluate, effectively use, and communicate information in its various formats.

What is the essence of media literacy?

Ability to access, analyze, evaluate, and communicate information in a variety of forms, including print and non-print messages; ability to synthesize and produce mediated messages.

Explain the concept of literacy.

<p>The ability to identify, understand, interpret, create, communicate, and compute using written materials associated with varying contexts.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the combination of knowledge, attitudes, skills, and practices required for media and information literacy?

<p>Combination of knowledge, attitudes, skills, and practices required to access, analyze, evaluate, use, produce, and communicate information and knowledge in a creative, legal, and ethical way that respects human rights.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the three main components of the Media and Information Literacy lesson?

<p>Media Literacy, Information Literacy, Technology Literacy</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the objectives of Media and Information Literacy?

<p>To describe how communication is affected by media and information, to identify the similarities and differences of media literacy, information literacy, and technology literacy, and to weigh the value of being a media and information literate individual.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the definition of communication in the context of Media and Information Literacy?

<p>Communication is an act of giving, receiving or exchanging information, ideas, and opinions so that the message is completely understood by both parties.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What is the activity suggested for the Media and Information Literacy lesson?

<p>Create a concept map on media, information, and communication.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the learning outcomes expected at the end of the Media and Information Literacy unit?

<p>To describe how communication is affected by media and information; to identify the similarities and differences of media literacy, information literacy, and technology literacy; and to weigh the value of being a media and information literate individual.</p> Signup and view all the answers

How did the evolution of media from traditional to new media shape the values and norms of people and society?

<p>It influenced the way people communicate, consume information, and perceive the world. Traditional media emphasized local and national news, while new media expanded the scope to global news and diverse perspectives.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What are the various types of media that can be identified and distinguished?

<p>The various media types are print, broadcast, and new media.</p> Signup and view all the answers

How can one product/service be presented differently through different types of media?

<p>One product/service can be presented through different types of media by adapting the content to suit the specific platform and audience. For example, a product can be advertised through a visual and interactive approach on social media, while a detailed description may be provided in print media.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What characterized the pre-industrial age in terms of media and information?

<p>The pre-industrial age was characterized by the discovery of fire, development of paper from plants, and the use of stone, bronze, copper, and iron for forging weapons and tools.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What defined the information age (1990s to present) in the context of media and information?

<p>The information age is defined by the widespread use of digital technology, the internet, and the exponential growth of data and information sharing.</p> Signup and view all the answers

What was the significance of the invention of the transistor?

<p>It ushered in the electronic age and led to the development of transistor radios, electronic circuits, and early computers.</p> Signup and view all the answers

When did the invention of the printing press for mass production occur?

<p>19th Century</p> Signup and view all the answers

What major technological development occurred in the industrial age related to communication?

<p>Invention of the telephone by Alexander Graham Bell in 1876</p> Signup and view all the answers

What technological advancement paved the way for faster communication and the creation of social networks?

<p>The Internet</p> Signup and view all the answers

What marked the beginning of the electronic age and led to the development of early computers?

<p>The invention of the transistor in 1930</p> Signup and view all the answers

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