Global Media Perspectives
High School through College
This kit provides the materials and background information needed to engage students in a dynamic and constructive process of learning how global media perspectives differ based on country of production, media source, target audience, and political and social context. There are five lessons representing important issues and media documents from: Africa (news and documentary film clips about the food crisis), Latin America (editorial cartoons about immigration), Europe (news and documentary film clips about Islam and cultural identity), India (magazine covers about India's rise in the global economy), and Southeast Asia (websites concerning Islamic majorities and minorities).
All materials are classroom-ready, including: teacher guides, student handouts, overviews, and assessments.Youtube Channel for larger projection. NOTE: To view the quicktime clips provided below, you may need to install the free media player Quicktime on your computer. Visit Apple for download instructions.
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Lesson 1: Islam and Cultural Identity in Europe
Lesson 3: Food Crisis in Africa
Lesson 4: India's Rise in the Global Economy
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