Suitable for educators and those interested in the field of media literacy, digital, and social technologies, who seek to bridge curriculum connections as well as understand the online culture of students, this title uses the theme of media literacy as a lens through which to view and discuss social networking and Web 2.0 environments.
Belinha S. de Abreu is a media literacy educator and an assistant teaching professor in the College of Information Science & Technology at Drexel University. Her research interests include media literacy education, new media literacies, information literacy, critical thinking, popular culture, young adults, and teacher training. Dr. De Abreu's focus is on the impact of and learning as a result of media watched and used by K-12 students. She has most recently published Is the World Flat? School 2.0: A Global Perspective and also served as the guest editor for The Journal of Media Literacy, (2010).