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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

DT

Jan 27, 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!

LB

Feb 09, 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 Jovelyn G A

Feb 02, 2019

A very helpful topic..

By grace O

Jan 02, 2019

the best course ever !

By Christian A

Jan 11, 2018

What a great lectures

By Zhangozy O

Mar 29, 2020

An excellent course!

By Domingo R J

Feb 05, 2019

Learning Experience!

By TAIYALI

Jun 06, 2017

Excellent and useful

By Ira B

Feb 19, 2019

Really nice course

By Ericson D R

Jan 14, 2019

I like the course!

By Lorena P

Feb 05, 2018

Excellent Course!!

By Magdalena S R

Nov 19, 2017

very comprehensive

By Baimurzina N O

Apr 20, 2020

thanks for course

By Fatima B

Mar 23, 2020

AWESOME THANK YOU

By Kent J L

Feb 21, 2019

Very informative!

By Mary M M Z

Feb 07, 2019

extremely amazing

By Raphael C G D

Feb 04, 2019

I learned a lot!!

By Aristides J B C

Jun 15, 2020

Exciting and fun

By Jamela Q E C

May 05, 2020

Very interesting

By 盧映辰 I L

Feb 11, 2019

A awesome course

By Janice L F

Feb 08, 2019

Very educational

By MaFe P

Nov 26, 2017

I learned great!

By Humair R

Mar 24, 2017

excellent course

By Adil R

Jan 27, 2020

Everything cool

By Ma. C D O O

Feb 03, 2019

so informative!

By Silfa L D

Feb 26, 2019

THANKZ MUCH...

By Ace C

Feb 24, 2019

THANKK YOUUU!!