Comparative Analysis of Students’ Media Competences Levels
European Researcher. Series A, 2015, Vol. (97), Is. 8
21 Pages Posted: 3 Sep 2015
Date Written: September 3, 2015
This article analyzed the results of survey of university students’ media literacy competence (on the base of a classification of indicators of media literacy competence of the audience as an effective tool for comparative analysis of the levels of development of media competence of students of the control and experimental groups): the level of media competence of students who have a one-year training course in the framework of media literacy education courses four times higher than in similar indicators in the control group. Analysis of the results of this survey confirmed the general trend of media contacts of student audience – its orientation to entertainment genres of audiovisual media, visually appealing; positive, active, unmarried, childless, educated, highly qualified characters (primarily – male characters) aged 19 to 35 years.
These heroes are characteristic optimism, independence, intelligence, emotion. They have an excellent command of the life situation and have a positive impact on the development progress of the plot of a media text.
Keywords: survey, analysis, media, media texts, media education, media literacy, media competence, students.
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