Media Studies

Media and Technology are extensions of the human anatomy. By studying different forms of Media, you can gain Literacy to ground your Self in understanding the world. Every human technology communicates facets of Sustainability, which can be Explored for improving our lives or destroying it. Though not all forms of technology are determined to perform as such, understanding Media is critical to understanding Life and Society.

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Media Ecology

Based on the work of Marshall McLuhan and other Communications theorists, Media Ecology studies how media and technology affect human environments.

Utilizing the techniques derived from McLuhan's work, such as the Tetrad of Media Effects, learn to critically analyze technology and media against the background of your Life to understand how these extensions effect you.

Get a free printer-friendly worksheet below to start using the Tetrad to think critically of the media you use!

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Media as Capital

Organize common forms of Media and Technology by ways they are used to Sustain modes of production.

Analyze how capital stock effects your Life and Community and how to collaborate to control it.

Produce new forms or abstain from using harmful Media and Technology to Improve Your Wellbeing.

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Music

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Literature

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Visual

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Performing

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Culinary

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Fashion

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Digital

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Unveiling the World

Think Sustainably about the Media we collectively use.

Learn and Maintain a personal or shared Library of Media on the topics of Sustainability.

Start a Journal to share your Insights, Designs, and Resources!

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