Multi-literacy: The ability to decode, use, analyse and produce texts presented in both print and...

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Multi-literacy: The ability to decode, use, analyse and produce texts presented in both print and non-print as well as word and graphic form by Mind Map: Multi-literacy: The ability to decode, use, analyse and produce texts presented in both print and non-print as well as word and graphic form

1. Multi-media: Using a variety of electronic or digital means and print or artistic visuals used to transmit messages.

1.1. Media literacy: The ability to encode and decode the symbols transmitted via media and the ability to synthesize, analyze and produce mediated messages.

1.1.1. Empowers people to be critical thinkers and makers, effective communicators and active citizens.

1.2. Today’s information and entertainment technologies communicate to us through a powerful combination of words, images, and sounds.

2. Multi-modal: Print and digital texts which show a combination of words, graphic, audio, movements and gesture

2.1. 6 Semiotic modes: Multi-literate learners are expected to tap on their 'senses' and observational skills when analysing multi-modal texts

2.1.1. Gestural

2.1.2. Linguistics

2.1.3. Audio

2.1.4. Spatial

2.1.5. Oral

2.1.6. Visual

2.2. Bloom's taxonomy for teacher questioning

2.2.1. "What do you see?"

2.2.2. How did the inclusion of sound effect make you feel?

3. "Focuses on mode of representation much broader than language alone" (Cope & Kalantis, 2000)

4. "Supplements traditional literacy" (Cope & Kalantis, 2000)

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5.1. This is a product of the new media, known as the GIF. It is like a very short video on repeat, with no audio. Here, user can interpret the emotions of the character and main message of the gif through the visual, linguistics, spatial and gestural semiotic modes.

6. FAKE NEWS: A multi-literate person, especially with media literacy spots fake news by analysing the text with the use of the different modes to help them better understand the content and its purpose. http://insider.foxnews.com/sites/insider.foxnews.com/files/styles/780/public/waponews.jpg?itok=XAIIyhB_