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Objective: To determine which specific aspects of media literacy were most strongly associated with smoking outcomes. Methods: Students at a public high school responded to cross-sectional survey items measuring smoking outcomes, components of media literacy, and other variables. Results: Of the 1211 participants, 19% were current smokers (N = 216)...
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Presents a study that examined students' reading comprehension, writing skills, critical reading, critical listening and critical reasoning for nonfiction informational messages. Investigations of the role of media literacy instruction to identify main ideas in various forms of media; Identification of other analytic skills that improved; Recommendations for future research on...
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This chapter focuses on the informal use of popular media by literacy workers to open up new possibilities for building literacy.
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This chapter introduces the volume, provides an overview of the theory and literature on popular culture and critical media literacy in education, and discusses ways to use popular culture in adult education.
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The repertoire of skills and experiences learners bring to learning language and literacy is rapidly growing due to widening global television and telecommunications access. One consequence of young people interacting with multimodal media for significant portions of their waking hours is that, where educators once made use of learners' reading-and-writing-with-print...
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The article presents documentary recommendations for educators who train students in critical mass media literacy. Such training helps students learn to analytically assess and evaluate mass media messages. The author suggests documentaries produced by the Media Education Foundation which cover a broad spectrum of media related topics. Some of the...
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Discusses the role of media and online literacies in reading research and education. Ways that media and online literacies affect the work of reading researchers and students' lives; Conceptualization of various forms of media literacies; Comparison between a traditional definition of text and literacy perspectives.
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This research, undertaken in a high school in the United Kingdom, focuses on the views of year 8 students who were asked to reflect on their use of information literacy skills when completing an English assignment. Students completed a diary during the assignment, and a semi-structured interview was carried out...
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The convergence of media and technology in a global culture is changing the way we learn about the world and challenging the very foundations of education. No longer is it enough to be able to read the printed word; children, youth, and adults need the ability to critically interpret the...
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Reflecting on how media literacy has changed in the United States in recent years, this article argues that the field has shifted from an emphasis on media to an emphasis on literacy. The result is a change in practice that makes more pedagogical sense than media literacy conceived of as...
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  • Pailliotet, A. W.
  • Semali, L.
  • Rodenberg, R. K.
  • Giles, J. K.
  • Macaul, S. L.
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Explains how intermedial concepts and practices may assist educators and their students. Definition of intermediality; Rationales for teaching critical media literacy and intermedial instruction; Practical examples of each intermedial element.
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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.
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The article discusses how teachers can integrate media literacy practices adopted by students into literacy education curricula. The authors note how the spread of digital technology has affected millenials, youth who have been raised amidst and influenced by information communication technology (ICT), and discuss criticism of academic achievement by students...
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Singaporean college students (N=262) were surveyed about their awareness of visual media literacy. One hypothesis and two research questions are posed comparing awareness of media literacy components for two educational conditions—students enrolled in mass media production programs vs. those enrolled in other programs. Potential effects of cultivation and censorship on...
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Information Literacy means the integration of the ability of how to discover, analysis, organize, disseminate and create knowledge. There are three layers in information literacy: idea, technology and content. Information literacy is the combination of culture literacy, computer literacy, Internet literacy and media literacy. As a basic literacy for a...
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The article discusses literacy projects that can help engage young students. The author notes the attitudes of preservice teachers regarding whether to focus on student engagement or the teaching of basic skills in literacy instruction. She discusses how social factors can affect the academic achievement of adolescent students and discusses...
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This exploratory study examined how school librarians in Brazil understand their role in developing students' information literacy and whether the notion of a formal program of information literacy informs their practice. The study data included published reports of librarians' practices as well as interviews and group discussions with 28 librarians,...
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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.
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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....
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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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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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Recent assessment trends suggest that those interested in media literacy in higher education will need to clearly define the term and develop standards and competencies to measure media literacy student-learning outcomes. Standards, one from an accreditation agency and the other from an academic association, are presented as starting points for...
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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 role of visual perception in media literacy is paramount in understanding the shift from a linear perceptual process (literacy) to a holistic perceptual process (visuality) by which almost all information is now transmitted through the visual forms of mass media: television, film, and the Internet The media-literate individual must...
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