Media Education University of Tsukuba
This lecture will comprehensively learn the following topics and provide models and practice related to these topics; school and public libraries in a lifelong-learning society, what learning environments from analog to digital including networks should be, and media usage, application and education in these environments.
Specifically, this course will enable students' understanding of the concept of ""media literacy,"" which requires the ability to collect, judge, create and communicate information effectively. It also focuses on the importance of media-based education and maintenance of learning environments, and the current state and future issues and includes discussions regarding further development.
(1) Introduction (Tsuji)
(2) Recent media use and effects, Concept of media literacy, and overview of media education (Suzuki)
(3) History and current state of media education in Japan and foreign countries (Suzuki)
(4) Construction of media education programs, and future issues of media education (Suzuki)
(5) History of Distance Education (Tsuji)
(6) Current Status of e-Learning (Tsuji)
(7) Effectiveness and Copyright of e-Learning (Tsuji)
(8) Present trends and issues of school libraries in Japan (Ono)
(9) International trends of school libraries and inquiry-based learning (Ono)
(10) Future prospects for school libraries and media education / Overall summary (Ono)
Semantic research ability, Media expertise
Assignments will be given based on course objectives and graded by the following policy.
Final examination 70%, and short tests and reports 30%
Students need to score above 60% in total to pass the course.
Online Course Requirement
Suzuki Kanae,Tsuji Keita,Ono Haruki
Classes are offered in English in even-years and in Japanese in odd-years, respectively; Special subjects for Library and Information Science
Identical to 01MBC12 and 01MBC13.
Online(Asynchronous) - Students are asked to view the course materials uploaded to manaba or Microsoft Stream in every asynchronous online class.
- Short tests or reports are assigned in every class. The deadlines are at least three days after every class. The submissions are counted as attendance.
- Final reports are assigned in the end of the term. The deadline is provided after all the classes end.
Site for Inquiry
Link to the syllabus provided by the university