Media literacy through curricular content on the primary education stage in Spain

Antonia Ramírez García Paula Renés Arellano Natalia González Fernández About the authors

ABSTRACT:

In this paper, we analyzed the curriculum of the fourth-year of primary education in the laws of all the autonomous regions of Spain to verify the presence or absence of the media competence in such document. The analysis of content was used as the main method. The results show that all dimensions of the media competence are in the above-mentioned contents. In addition, in all the curriculum areas, a relation is seen between the descriptors of the media competence and the curricular contents.

Keywords:
Media literacy; Means of communication; Curriculum; Media education

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