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Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/24638

Title: Learning Media and Identity in Classrooms: A Critical Anti-Racist Media Literacy
Authors: Seck, Nicole
Advisor: Dei, George Jerry Sefa
Wane, Njoki
Department: Sociology and Equity Studies in Education
Keywords: Critical Media Literacy
Anti-Racist Studies
Issue Date: 28-Jul-2010
Abstract: This body of work endeavours to interrogate mainstream media and popular culture [mis]representations of racialized persons, in addition to the negative impact such imageries have on identity formation processes - principally amongst populations of young men and women of African descent. While this work focuses on North American contexts, this examination is applicable to all peoples in the African Diaspora. I intend to uncover the learning possibilities for racialized youth, by introducing an educational model that prepares students to critique various forms of media, as well as teaching and encouraging them to create their own realities through the use of a critical form of media education in multiple level classrooms, starting with those in the Toronto District School Board. The ultimate goal of this project is to propel racialized students to move away from the [mis]educative effects of the media, toward beginning to define themselves on their own terms.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1807/24638
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