Second Media Age in the Education System of Republic of Srpska

Posted June 2, 2011 8:51 p.m. by TatjanaTapavickiDuronjic

The paper presents the introductory phase of an ongoing wider scientific research named "Media literacy in a knowledge society – Mapping the competences of children and young people for XXI century". Media literacy as a new kind of literacy which becomes universal request creates conditions and skills for cyber-communication – emergent communication. Mass media in Republic of Srpska underwent huge and significant changes during previous 15 years, at the same time in quantitative and qualitative ways toward to the second media age. From the perspective of pedagogy, in the education system the media are more rarely portrayed as a powerfull learning environment, and usually are placed in the field of „media didactics“ (Kneževic, 2008).

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