Media and Information Literacy in EU
Ben N. Oldman
Moscow State University, Russian Federation
Abstract. 200 words
Keywords: 10 words
Media competency is the result, as anticipated, of the convergence of the audio-visual concepts, communication media competency, digital competency, informational competency, and audiovisual competency, among others (Grizzle, 2011; Pérez-Rodríguez, Delgado-Ponce, 2012; Pérez-Tornero, Martínez-Cerdá, 2011). The term Media and Information Literacy was put forward by the UNESCO in 2008, and the European Commission [2007, 2009] defined it as the ability to access, analyze and evaluate the power of images, sounds and messages that are produced in daily life, and that are an important part of contemporary culture, as well as the ability to communicate in a competent manner by using the means within our reach. (….)
Materials and methods
The main sources for writing this article became the materials of the journal publications and archives. The study used the basic methods of cognition: the problem-chronological, historical and situational, systemic and the comparative method. Author's arguments are based on problem-chronological approach. The use of historical and situational method allows to reproduce assessment approach to the problem of the media literacy education. Comparative method defines the difference in views on actual international media literacy situation. A systematic method does achieve a variety of disciplines accessible and comparable, as present is determined by the past and the future - by the present and the past.
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