Competencies for Information and
Communication Technology (ICT) Literacy

Media Literacy

Analyze Media:

  1. Understand both how and why media messages are constructed and for what purposes.
  2. Examine how individuals interpret messages differently, how values and points of view are included or excluded, and how media can influence beliefs and behaviors.
  3. Apply a fundamental understanding of the ethical/legal issues surrounding the access and use of media.
Analyze Media

Create Media:

  1. Understand and utilize the most appropriate media creation tools, characteristics and conventions.
  2. Understand and effectively utilize the most appropriate expressions and interpretations in diverse, multi-cultural environments.
Partnership for the
21st Century Media
Literacy Webpage
Media Arts Introduction 09-MAC-DASP.pdf
New Media Thinking:
A Closer Look
Arts, Media, and
Industry Sector: Career Pathways
Pew Report, 2008:
Teens, Video
Games, and Civics
Pew Report: Let the
Games Begin Gaming
Technology and Entertainment
Among College Students
Create Media
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