This descriptive study aims at identifying the level of media and information literacy (MIL) competencies of Language and Communication students along UNESCO’s Access, Evaluation and Creation components. Results surface that even if the respondents have a general intermediate MIL competency along the three components, they have basic competency levels along four performance criteria. Specifically, along Access, the (1) recognition of metadata roles; along Evaluation, the (2) creation of arguments for conclusions drawn, and the (3) demonstration of the importance of indexing; and along Creation, the (4) application of international standards and requirements for new knowledge creation in an ethical manner. These indicate the need for continuous development of language and communication students’ MIL competencies as these are vital to the formation of tomorrow’s teachers, as well as communication and media professionals.
Tibaldo, J. S. (2021). Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Competencies of Language and Communication Students. Journal of Media Literacy Education Pre-Prints. Retrieved from https://digitalcommons.uri.edu/jmle-preprints/19
Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.