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Media Literacy & Internet Safety - Chapter Summary
Review media literacy and Internet safety with help from our expert instructors. They have created fun lessons you can use to study topics like media bias, social media safety and media literacy. Once you've completed this chapter, you will be able to:
- List common social media sites and share safety tips for using them
- Describe how the Internet works
- Explain how you can stay safe on the Internet
- Discuss why media literacy is important
- Identify types of media bias and criticism
- Share details about different American media information sources
Get started by picking your first media literacy and Internet safety lesson. See how well you understand it by taking the multiple-choice quiz. If you have questions about these lessons, feel free to submit them to our experts. Before the day of your test, take our practice exam to see how well you understand the chapter as a whole.
1. Social Media Lesson For Kids: Sites & Safety
Do you like to use social media to share information with your friends? Do you know what cyberbullying is? In this lesson, you'll learn about some problems with social media and how to keep yourself safe in cyberspace.
2. How the Internet Works for Kids
This lesson will explain how the internet uses connections, hardware, and servers to connect us to people and information all over the world! We'll see how people send and receive information on the internet, and learn different ways to receive messages.
3. Internet Safety: Lesson for Kids
The internet is a great place to find out more about our world, but it is important to use it wisely! In this lesson, learn about ways to stay safe when you are out there surfing the web!
4. What is Media Literacy? - Definition, Importance & Examples
In this lesson, we will explore the role and purpose of media literacy in society in history and today. Examples of media, mass media communications and media literacy will be explained and evaluated in order to form an understanding of why media literacy is critically important for the 21st century.
5. Media Bias & Criticism: Definition, Types & Examples
Media bias occurs when a media outlet reports a news story in a partial or prejudiced manner. There are many different types of media bias. This lesson takes a look at the most common types of media bias.
6. American Media Information Sources: Definition & Types
Americans use many different sources of media to gain information about the government. This lesson explores American media information sources throughout history and looks at the influence of old and new media.
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