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Purpose - This paper aims to explore some initial and necessarily broad ideas about the effects of the world wide web on our methods of understanding and trusting, online and off. Design/methodology/approach - The paper considers the idea of trust via some of the revolutionary meanings inherent in the world...
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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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Nowadays, information is one of the main resources for an individual's development and wellbeing, therefore distributing and using information must be a top priority for society. This entails establishing strategies so people can learn to use this resource. Furthermore, scientific progress and present-day educational paradigms stress trans-disciplinary learning. Information and...
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Presents the author's account of his obsession with media culture texts. Roots of the word obsess; Link between obsession and compulsion; Collection of video texts.
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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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A pretest-posttest quasi-experiment was used to evaluate a pilot test of a media literacy curriculum implemented during summer 2001 in Washington state. As expected, media literacy training reduced youths'beliefs that most peers use tobacco, increased their understanding of advertising techniques, and increased their levels of efficacy regarding the extent to...
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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...
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The association between media literacy and media ethics is discussed in this essay, and data gathered from a media literacy study with 93 public school 6th-grade students are presented. The study details the introduction and evaluation of a media literacy program that was intended to encourage learning and critical thinking...
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This research examines the role of media literacy training and counter-stereotypical news stories in prejudice reduction. Research participants read either stereotypical or counter-stereotypical news stories after exposure to a media literacy video or a control video. After this, they completed a paper-and-pencil questionnaire that included Likert-type scales and feeling-thermometer ratings...
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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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Conventional television is getting transformed and diversified to adapt to the new requirements and conditions of the new digital contexts. This means deep transformations in the production, distribution and reception systems; in the programs, genres, and contents in general; and in the commercialization channels and financing systems. This work gathers...
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Studies in Media & Information Literacy Education (SIMILE) in 2007 published a range of articles in three specific areas of study: secondary education, visual literacy; and critical examination of media.
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Researchers found those exposed to a media literacy presentation were less likely to perceive a story on a controversial issue to be biased.
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The promotion of media literacy as way of increasing access to the range of services available via today's media and communication technologies is currently an emphasis in Europe's information society policy debates. The notion of media literacy heralds a shift in the communications policy arena, especially with regard to media...
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Recent articles in Studies in Media & Information Literacy Education (SIMILE) highlight definitional challenges and opportunities.
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The article discusses the effect of media literacy focused on gender in the U.S. Gender-specific media literacy training changes the relationships of girls to their bodies, themselves, and each other. Study shows that girls who use media tools to imitate overt sexualization and posting or sending videos or images of...
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The author addresses the analysis of media and information literacy from an education and curricular perspective emphasizing the development of competencies that students require in order to have an active participation in the current world. He analyses the processes of curriculum development that, made up by political and technical components,...
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Offers a framework for media education that helps students enhance their understanding of the media and use their knowledge to influence individual and community action. Level of media literacy of the students; Model for media teaching; Suggestions for the media education classroom.
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In 2007, the British media regulator Office of Communications (Ofcom) began to implement new restrictions on the television advertising of food and drink products to children, as part of the government's broader attempts to combat child obesity. This is the second of two linked articles that explore the issues at...
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Reflects on the effect of the "South Park" television show on the U.S. society. Topics that are directly implied on the show; Information on a show episode which affected media literacy in the society; Importance of critical literacy approach to teaching practices.
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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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Effective manager communication has traditionally been associated with activities such as using the right words to describe something or careful reading and listening. Lengel and Daft argue that choosing the right medium to send or receive a message is also critical in successful communication. The concept of "richness" is used...
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This analysis presents a report on media literacy education in Ontario. It provides an overview of the curriculum for media literacy that is mandated by the provincial government. Specifically, it describes various approaches for teaching about the media as well as the theory that underpins curriculum documents and classroom practices....
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One of the objectives of this national media writing faculty study was to compile a contemporary profile of the typical U.S. journalism writing educator. This profile includes demographic data and information on pedagogical attitudes, practices, and resources. A second, more important objective was to search for evidence of an evolving...
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Present subject includes the main conclusions from research, carried out by Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea-University of the Basque Country (ehuupv) professors from 2003 to 2005. This research was meant to reach the following objectives: to find out the amount of technological equipment enjoyed by basque teenagers, their consumption of different media,...
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