Dr. Michael Wesch, a cultural anthropologist and professor at Kansas State University, made a film with his students titled, A Vision of Students Today. Wesch is an advocate for media literacy and stresses the importance for teachers to help students locate, identify and sort valuable information.

After watching the film, respond to the following questions in the "Discussion" tab of this wikipage.

  • How are you similar and different to the students presented in the film?
  • Without naming names, what do you think teachers need to teach and do inorder to help you become knowledge-able and successful in the real world?
  • How is it necessary for teachers to incorporate media into their learning environments?
  • How does this film support or go against media literacy?