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Media Literacy Reference
Provides information on the connection between media literacy, general semantics, and K-12 education. Kinds of communication themes; Forms of communication; Different uses of the term media literacy.
Media Literacy Reference
Exploratory studies were conducted in the United States and Sweden in the spring and autumn of 2004 to determine how faculty in journalism/mass communication programs acknowledged and conceptualized media literacy both as a teaching tool and educational concept. The Swedish participants' feedback was markedly different from U.S. academics' in terms...
Media Literacy Reference
The article offers information about the Students at the Center (SAC) program which aims to enforce a participatory action research method for the provision and exploration of an individual and collective process designed for students affected by incarceration. SAC helps students develop their collective insights on topics and design strategies...
Media Literacy Reference
Focuses on contemporary research into literacy and new media. Introduction of topics for literacy research; Suggestions regarding the development of literacy research agenda; Recommendations with regard to expanding the repertoire of research capabilities.
Media Literacy Reference
In considering the granularity of learning objects, one might be reminded of the cliché of the student who approaches her professor with the question, "How long does my paper have to be?" and the professor's response of, "Long enough to cover the topic and short enough to be concise." While...
Media Literacy Reference
Introduces a series of articles related to media and online literacy studies.
Media Literacy Reference
Discusses research on online literacies. Ways to interpret online literacies; Discussion of the trend in online literacies in the 'Handbook of Literacy and Technology'; Theoretical and methodological issues in researching online literacies.
Media Literacy Reference
This chapter summarizes the main themes in this volume: the role of popular culture and entertainment media in facilitating critical media literacy with adult learners; the influence of popular culture on our understanding of ourselves and others; and the ways in which popular culture reinforces or resists the dominant culture....
Media Literacy Reference
Media literacy education is not as advanced in the USA as in several other English speaking areas, such as Great Britain, Canada, and Australia. Despite decades of struggle since the 1970s by individuals and groups, media education is still only reaching a small percentage of K–12 schools in the US....
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Transnational Latina teens use media as key cultural resources to manage their passage to womanhood while building identities as U.S. citizens. This article examines the challenges of media literacy within the transnational context of working-class Latinas. It presents findings of an action-research project with 12 Latina teens, which was grounded...
Media Literacy Reference
Social and technological transformations undergone during the last decades have lead to contemporary societies, where image has become one of the key elements. Although this process could be framed in qualitative dimensions, the simple observation of most of the citizens' daily lives would lead us to conclude that the presence...
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The article discusses the importance of connecting and collaborating between the fields of arts & media literacy in the U.S. According to the author, comparing fine art to themes and ideas in popular culture helps young people to think critically about their visual environment, which encompasses a wide range of...
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The article examines the three texts that prominently appeared on Derrick's MySpace7 page using, among other approaches, methods adopted from literary and composition studies. The author suggests that youth media educators should seek to move the current conversation around media and technologies in more equitable directions. The author believes that...
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The author examines the concern in the United States that popular culture's representations of people and their actions will influence the identities and actions of adolescents, and he questions why literacy teachers and scholars have not examined more closely the ways in which reading and writing are presented in popular...
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The thesis of this article is that the individual should be regarded as the locus of media literacy-not schools, parents, or the media industries. Furthermore, the article argues that it is not sufficient to educate individuals about the nature of the media and the potential harm of various messages. There...
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The article reports on the success of the International Student Media Festival, which was set in Orlando, Florida. An increase to the number of participants across the board allegedly broke all records, considering its 2, 361 record entries, 1, 795 remarkable winners, as well as its attendance which has reached...
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Most media literacy programs fail to take into account the dramatic nature of digitalization, focusing on analog-native media such as the newspaper or digital-native media such as computers and overlooking the process through which these forms are blending and converging. Those trends and ideas include new digital aesthetics and new...
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The EU-Commission installed a group of experts in the field of media fiteracy to find out, which initiatives for developing and affording media literacy do exist in the member states of the EU . The German Library Association (DBV) received an EU-questionnaire with 15 items concerning the definition of media...
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This paper examines relations between media education discourses and teachers' reflections on their work with students around media. Based on a reading of curriculum documents and scholarly debates about media literacy, as well as conversations with teachers in Toronto, I ask how - and whether - formal discourses, common sense...
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Sophisticated and complex learning happens through multiple forms of literacy and text types; and while schools and classrooms are slowly embracing learning through new media, libraries are rapidly and increasingly restructuring in ways that support learning through new/alternative technologies and texts. Videogame play supports learning in many complex ways, encourages...
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Nowadays, digitalization of contents constitutes one of the keys of the development in the educational sector. The ubiquitous proliferation of mobile phones and portable devices, added to the development of the access to wide band, changes the scene of distribution of digital contents through communication nets, removing the need for...
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The article begins with a reflection on the knowledge society as foundational for improving strategies to live together on the planet, through the enrichment and driving force that spring from a diversity of civilizations and cultures. The media and new technologies increase possibilities for human inter-relationship through the connection in...
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University of Rochester The challenge many teachers face is how to incorporate new technology into their classrooms that strengthens classroom learning by capitalizing on students' media literacies. Blogs, a new and innovative technological tool, can be used in math and science classrooms to support student learning by capitalizing on students'...
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This article introduces the concept of public relations literacy and proposes that public relations literacy should be promoted to empower consumers of public relations’ actions and messages and to increase the accountability of practitioners. The goals of this article are to describe the concept of public relations literacy as a...
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"The media represents a crucial part of everyday communication and it has become an imperative of time and lifestyle, for which educational systems are preparing students for. Students today are commonly exposed to opposed value judgments of family, school and media; and the social system faces a challenge of how...
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