Wednesday, March 18, 2009
Minnesota school's film course teaches media literacy
The course at Northfield School of Arts and Technology teaches students both the technical and artistic sides of filmmaking, as students learn how to make and edit their own movies and work in crucial production roles on professional projects. But the heart of the course is media literacy — the ability to critically navigate and engage television and other forms of visual media, rather than passively absorbing it. Details here.