A central Ohio health district is investigating a probable cluster of mumps cases after two cases were reported in one school building, in addition to 25 more cases in the county.
Media Literacy – Advertising
Identify and criticize the persuasive techniques in advertising. Turn passive viewers into active listeners.
What do you want your students to know about advertising? Most state’s teaching standards now include advertising in English/Language Arts, Economics, and Health. Advertising now appears everywhere and companies will do anything and everything to get their message in front of the eyeballs of their target audience.
(Media Literacy consists of excerpts from Frank W. Baker’s keynote presentation at a Media Literacy Institute on September 17, 2008 at WOSU@COSI. )