Media Education in Russia: Past and Present
European Researcher, 2014, Vol. (67), № 1-2
8 Pages Posted: 30 Jun 2015
Date Written: June 28, 2015
Within the framework of conferences the reports directly concerning questions of media education, problems of the organization of multimedia databases, electronic libraries, and mediateques in libraries for children and youth were heard. Important objective for Russian media educators is to open (get it registered by the Russian Ministry of Education and Sciences) a new university major speciality (major) "Media Education" within the framework of which it will be possible to prepare professional media educators for universities and schools. Within the context of increasing interest to media education worldwide, the UNESCO program's support, recent developments such as the introduction of a pre-service teacher training, and the systematic publication of a journal, media education has good prospects in Russia.
Keywords: Russia; media education literacy; media culture; media competence.
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