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things you can do in small groups – and hopefully have students talk to one another – try to make it interactive.
As you will see in the outline, feel free to bring handouts, show the class any visual material and have them discuss. At the end of each tutorial, come and see me if you need any handouts printed etc, and I can do this for you before class.
LOOK AT THE COURSE OUTLINE – lots of resources with ideas! Here are a few more:
To examine strategies and campaigns to address global inequalities in media and information flows; and
To explore the rights and responsibilities of global media citizenship through case studies of media regulation, and citizens’ media initiatives.
It is a good idea to keep coming back to these ideas, and refer back to them as a touchstone throughout the semester, as you write your case studies, and plan out your activities for peer teaching. Ask yourself – how do the examples you have chosen relate back to these aims?
The digital divide – Broadband access in India. Watch this:
What did you learn from this?
How might it relate to the issue of the ‘digital divide’?