TITLE

Historia, política y prácticas de la educatión en medios en Corea del Sur

AUTHOR(S)
Hyeon-Seon Jeong; Jung-Im Ahn; Ki-tai Kim; Gyongran Jeon; YounHa Cho; Yang-Eun Kim
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Comunicar;2009, Vol. 16, p85
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The authors begin by providing the historical and social background of Korean media education, which has its roots in civil participation activities in the 1980s. Then, they discuss the legal and governmental policies on media education, focusing on the Broadcasting Act and the diverse programs provided by governmental organizations, particularly those under the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism. They also provide good examples of media education practices by groups of teachers, civil society associations and the media industry, in addition to introducing the recent changes in the newly reformed National Curriculum, which includes some elements of media literacy. They conclude by pointing out the need for a more consistent policy on media literacy and a forum to activate discussion on the topic.
ACCESSION #
37219336

 

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