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Articles Tagged with media literacy

More Bang for the Buck: Teaching Teachers and Harnessing Literacy through Media

An interview with Roy Fox, Professor of English Education, Department of Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum

Helping students achieve fluency in the English language, whether verbal, visual, or multi-modal, is a complex undertaking, as Professor of English Education and former Department Chair Roy Fox knows very well. Dr. Fox is a long-time advocate of using visual media to foster language fluency. Media literacy has been an important subject in both his classrooms and his research. Recently, he has been employing even more unconventional methods of teaching and continuously expanding the field of English Education and literacy.

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Bringing Media Literacy to the Classroom

From an interview with Roy Fox, Professor of English Education, Department of Learning, Teaching, and Curriculum

Media literacy is a powerful tool for teaching fluency to students who struggle with writing. Here, Dr. Fox describes the way he encourages students in his developmental writing class to tap into their “inner stream” in order to increase their fluency.