Guest Editor's Note

Schwarz, Gretchen
June 2011
Action in Teacher Education;Summer2011, Vol. 33 Issue 2, p125
An introduction to the issue is presented wherein the editor discusses various topics including the reactions and actions of teachers required to study media literacy, an argument for collaboration among librarians and teachers to implement information and media literacy among pre-service teachers, and the challenges faced by media educators.


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