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Five Dimensions of Critical and Creative Media Practice

  • Michelle Cannon
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Abstract

Chapter 6 offers a structure for literacy based on a holistic theory of media composition. Parallels are drawn between sense-making with the verbal, and how meanings are realised in material ways at the editing interface. The proposed model contains five domains for teaching and learning with digital media:
  • Iterative Practical Experiences (phronetic activities with digital tools and the environment)

  • Disposition for Praxis (reflexivity and action based on imagined possibilities)

  • Disposition for Reciprocal Communication (dialogic interactions and social collaboration)

  • Rightness of Fit (everyday artistry and rhetorical performance with media assets)

  • Spaces of Translation (dynamic pedagogies and public meaning exchanges in contextualised distributed networks)

These interrelated dimensions articulate the complex nature of the media environments in which young people negotiate and curate their identities.

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  • Michelle Cannon
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  1. 1.UCL Knowledge Lab, Institute of EducationUniversity College LondonLondonUK

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