: Media literacy in the USA – an example from Boston

Media literacy is an important area of education in the USA where the Thoman-model is one of the most frequently applied methods of teaching media literacy. Children can gain practical experience by the model while simultaneously experience the effects of mass communication. Similarly to the United States media literacy is getting widespread in Europe, as well. Through the practice of a vocational school in Boston one can get a deeper insight into the methodology of teaching media literacy.

Keywords: task, media literacy, model, USA, practice

Year: 2017
Issue: 2
Page: 5-15
Jun 2017
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