Course Descriptions

CodeEDUC
Number530
TitleCritical Literacy, Popular Culture and Media Studies
Units3
Description

This course examines literacy through several critical lenses, including school-based perspectives. The course explores, for example, how issues of power, access and success/failure relate to social and culturally based literacy practices. It will also consider pedagogical implications, such as the ways in which teachers can support students in learning how to be critical consumers of popular culture and the media.