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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 Ericson D R

Jan 13, 2019

I like the course!

By Lorena P

Feb 4, 2018

Excellent Course!!

By Magdalena S R

Nov 19, 2017

very comprehensive

By Baimurzina N O

Apr 20, 2020

thanks for course

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By Kent J L

Feb 21, 2019

Very informative!

By Mary M M Z

Feb 7, 2019

extremely amazing

By Raphael C G D

Feb 4, 2019

I learned a lot!!

By Aristides J B C

Jun 15, 2020

Exciting and fun

By Jamela Q E C

May 5, 2020

Very interesting

By 盧映辰 I L

Feb 11, 2019

A awesome course

By Janice L F

Feb 7, 2019

Very educational

By MaFe P

Nov 26, 2017

I learned great!

By Humair R

Mar 23, 2017

excellent course

By Adil R

Jan 27, 2020

Everything cool

By Ma. C D O O

Feb 3, 2019

so informative!

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Feb 26, 2019


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Feb 17, 2019

very helpful!

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Feb 1, 2019


By Nastia B

Apr 21, 2018

Great course!

By John L M

Oct 18, 2017

It was great.

By 一只微笑的猫

Jun 29, 2017

Great course.

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Sep 13, 2020


By 陳勇助

Apr 21, 2020

Awesome! :)