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About the Course

Welcome to English for Media Literacy, a course created by the University of Pennsylvania, and funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of English Language Programs. To enroll in this course for free, click on “Enroll now” and then select "Full Course. No certificate." This course is designed for non-native English speakers who are interested in learning more about U.S. media literacy. In this course, you will explore different types of mass media, such as newspapers, magazines, television, and social media. This course will also give you the opportunity to develop a broader understanding of the role media plays in our lives, while building your vocabulary and giving you the language skills needed to analyze what you read and watch. The first unit in this course will provide an introduction to media literacy and give you an opportunity to evaluate your own media literacy level. In unit 2, you will learn how to identify facts versus opinions in the media. The next unit in the course will focus on the differences between social media and traditional media, while unit 4 will look at how gender and identity are covered in the media. In the final unit of the course, you will demonstrate your increased media literacy by through a culminating final project on social media. Development of this course was funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Office of English Language Programs. Unless otherwise noted, all course materials are available for re-use, repurposing and free distribution under a Creative Commons 4.0 Attribution license....

Top reviews

Jan 26, 2019

I learned a lot from this online course especially the skills in media literacy. Thank you very much University of Pennsylvania. God bless to all staff and the people behind this program. More power!

Feb 8, 2019

This course helps people to b knowledgeable in a very accessible way. Through Coursra you can study even in different places. Also you will get a Certificate that will be valubale to every learner.

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By Emmanuel A G

Sep 12, 2019

It is very fun and educational. Indeed

By Vy H N

Jul 23, 2019

so useful for analying media products.

By Pete L

Dec 29, 2017

Thanks for the course and the teachers

By Suellen B B S

May 17, 2020

This a great course, i learn so much.

By Leonardo A H T

Jun 10, 2020

The Beess Kness in English studies.

By Jinggoy S M

Nov 14, 2017

Very helpful and interesting course

By Blnd m a

Nov 7, 2017

amazing course i defiantly like it

By Катя В

Apr 11, 2017

Very interesting and useful course

By Shashank R

May 25, 2020

Very easy and informative course

By khadija b

May 7, 2019

i love it , it was very helpfull

By Jocelyn T G

Feb 9, 2019

Very useful! Thank you coursera.

By Ammar A h

Nov 22, 2017

It was a great experience to me.

By Reyhan T S

May 3, 2021

It was really a good experience

By qunxingmu

Jun 10, 2019

very good for English learner.

By Jimwell S

Aug 2, 2019

Its a good sample for everyone

By Myra M M

Feb 11, 2019

Nice course! Very informative!

By Wilfredo P V

Feb 19, 2019

I Learn a lot of things here.

By Valentina B

Apr 26, 2017

Great course for humanists!!!

By omar C

Jun 1, 2020

This is a very great website

By Luis F S R

Jun 9, 2019

buen curso mucho aprendizaje

By Гимаева М Р

Mar 1, 2018

Very useful, amazing course!

By Octavio P

Aug 6, 2017

Very useful in a short time.

By Nasu A

May 20, 2017

Very good and useful course!

By Doljinsuren

Mar 15, 2020

It is very effective course