The Role of Teachers in Preventing Hoax Through School-Based Literacy Media Training at Tondano Senior High School
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- Media Literacy, Media Education, Preventing Hoaxes
This study aims to minimize the spread of hoax news through the participation of educational institutions, in the form of media literacy training for high schools’ teachers at Tondano. This research is based on the negative influence of hoax news which later spread in the community. The media literacy approach is not only applied to students but also applies to educators who have the authority to provide positive knowledge and real values through the role of an educator. This research used the interview method with quantitative and qualitative approaches (Mix Method). Based on the theory of media literacy, the author elaborates on the skills of managing and overseeing the function of mass media as positive value knowledge for teachers. The result found the concept of media literacy training is in according to the experience and knowledge of teachers, also affirms that the educational institution is an important element of applying media literacy. The presence of the teacher to guide and teach students to become media consumers who understand their needs and able to think critically, questioning the motives behind television programs.
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TY - CONF AU - Aldegonda Evangeline Pelealu AU - Eka Yuliana Rahman PY - 2020 DA - 2020/10/15 TI - The Role of Teachers in Preventing Hoax Through School-Based Literacy Media Training at Tondano Senior High School BT - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Social Sciences (ICSS 2020) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 48 EP - 51 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.201014.011 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.201014.011 ID - Pelealu2020 ER -