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Media Literacy Reference
Presents an article on the importance of media literacy and what they might mean for teaching and learning. Favorite film line from the motion picture "Super Mario Brothers"; Use of selected film lines in order to have students examine literacy messages in popular culture; Impact of connecting literacy to popular...
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The article presents information about understanding and using digital technologies in the classroom to enhance the learning process. Some of the new literacies used in the classroom that require understanding include technological or computer literacy, visual literacy, media literacy, and information literacy. The article explains the value to students in...
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The article explores the media literacy in Chicago, Illinois. It presents documents that tackle on collaborative media project between teachers and students at the Lawndale/Little Village School for Social Justice (SOJO) in the country. It highlights the story of Little Village high school related to the construction of its high...
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The article explains how one group of secondary English preservice teachers were introduced to the idea of teaching with media. Students designed lessons around music texts along with video texts. The article surveys the history of teaching with film, radio and television in English courses. Students were enthusiastic about finding...
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When teachers use videos,films, Web sites, popular music, newspapers, and magazines in the K-12 classroom or when they involve students in creating media productions using video cameras or computers, they may aim to motivate students `interest in the subject, build communication and critical-thinking skills, encourage political activism, or promote personal...
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MyPaed is a virtual study environment created by students for students. Its open and inspiring design creates space to support study-related online-processes and encourages the development of competences such as media literacy and skills in scientific work. Based on a dual reticence MyPaed provides a protective framework, in which students...
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The article presents the part 2 of "The Daily Show With John Stewart," in which it describes some specific pedagogical activities involve in the show.
Media Literacy Reference
Examines how the mass media portrays Mexican immigrants in the United States. Interplay between media images and portrayal of American-born Latinos; Level of media saturation; Main source of information, assumptions and sentiments about immigrants and their American-born descendants; Role of mass media in shaping public attitudes and opinion; Suggestion for...
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This article examines mathematics education as both the site and object of transformation for a youth PAR project in which students researched and evaluated their urban high school in Oakland, California. These youth researchers were trained as part of a sociology course as well as a mathematics class designed to...
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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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The article provides information on several media jargon in the U.S. which starts with the letter "R" and letter "S." It presents several acronyms and symbols which starts with the letter "R" as well as explained their meanings and connotations. Abbreviations which start with the letter "S" is also presented...
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The article examines how service learning can be linked to social networking sites such as MySpace and used in the formal classroom setting to facilitate learning and critical thinking. It explores how students can be encouraged to produce alternative media that have a radical educational impact. A key element of...
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This chapter describes the use of popular film and semiotics for the development of critical media literacy in a graduate-level education course.
Media Literacy Reference
Presents a study that compared the efficacy of a media literacy program and a self-esteem program designed to reduce general and specific risk factors for eating disorders. Assessment of general and specific risk factors; Outline of media literacy and self-esteem interventions; Group and gender effects for specific risk factors....
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The article examines overlaps between educational initiatives released by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL), the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE), and the Partnership for 21st Century Skills. The author discusses the three organizations which represent school librarians, effective and intelligent technology use, and a variety of...
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The article offers suggestions for using music in school libraries. The author suggests encouraging students to discover the musical traditions and instruments associated with their heritage and to research the social contributions made by musicians. Creating listening lists and developing a collection of recordings are also discussed. Particular focus is...
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The article discusses the development of a media literacy program for sixth-grade children based upon activity theory. After surveying parents, teachers, and children for their opinions on media literacy education, the authors developed a program that they first tested on a group of 17 children, and subsequently applied in modified...
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Discusses the relevance of using satire in the teaching of media literacy. Nature and pedagogical value of satire; Guidelines for incorporating satire in the classroom; Use of "Mad" magazine in the classroom.
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The article presents information on using "The Daily Show With Jon Stewart," a U.S. television program appearing on the Comedy Central channel, as a basis for lessons on critical media literacy. He explains that the "Daily Show" uses intelligence and humor to critique mainstream media and specifically political news on...
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The article presents a theoretical framework for developing pedagogical spaces of resistance and resiliency. The linkages between three foundational frameworks in the field-Critical Race Theory (CRT), youth participatory action research (YPAR) and critical media literacy. The importance of challenging issues of race and racism as they intersect with other forms...
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Organizations recommend media literacy to reduce tobacco use, and higher media literacy has been associated with lower smoking among high school students. The relationship between smoking media literacy and tobacco use, however, has not been systematically studied among college students. The purpose of this study was to determine the association...
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This meta-analysis (k = 35, N = 11,629) examines the effect that listening to music, particularly popular music, has on consumers. Results demonstrate that listening to music generates an effect on listeners consistent with the content of the music (average r = .210, k = 35, N = 11,629). This...
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Commercially sponsored media literacy initiatives aimed at educating children about the persuasive nature of advertising are evaluated against implicit theories underlying their use, criticisms of the motivation behind their implementation, and effectiveness evidence. Media literacy intervention analysis should be situated more explicitly within the context of the age-related development of...
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Focuses on the value of media literacy to study of religion and mass media. Emergence of media literacy in mass communication studies; Challenges inherent in religious media literacy; Application of foundational concepts in religious traditions.
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Media literacy has the potential to alter outcomes in various fields, including education, communication, and public health. However, measurement of media literacy remains a critical challenge in advancing this field of inquiry. In this manuscript, we describe the development and testing of a pilot measure of media literacy. Items were...
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