chapter  6
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Looking to the future

Throughout this book, we have explored, practi cal ways of teaching about the m edia in relation to the actual experience of teachers. W e have also tried to relate out approaches to relevant theory. In the final chapter, we shall re-examine the role of teaching about the media in the light of new devel opments in media technology, forms and st ructures. We shall al so revi ew key concept s t hrough t he ey es of som e of the people who have contributed most to its development in Britain over the last decade. We shall be raising a number of practical questions which have immediate policy implications for the future of Media Education and Media Studies:

● How are media structures changing and adapting to meet new demands?