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The research in this article examines audience responses to a range of factual and reality genres. It takes as a starting point that television audiences do not experience news or documentary or reality TV in isolation but as part of a range of factual and reality programmes. Factual and reality...
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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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Presents information on Miss Moonbeam, a mannequin used to promote reading in a middle school in Kansas. Role of Miss Moonbeam as an artifact of a media-literate society; History of the mannequin; Examples of materials used in classrooms that provide lessons for students about living in a media-literate society....
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The article offers information about the Youth Radio Project of KUNM which trains teenagers to approach broadcasting and journalism based on social justice in New Mexico. It suggests youth media organizations to integrate a strong social justice into their programs and should investigate their local community's power analysis. Suggestions in...
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The article talks about the representations of critical media literacy in the film "Pump Up the Volume," starring Christian Slater. The main character of Hard Harry can be seen as using the medium of radio to launch a profound critique of school policy through his engagement with the guidance counselor....
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Analyzes the intersection of race, gender and class subordination in mass media by employing critical race theory and the critical literary process of Paulo Friere. Racism in mainstream media; Ways in which race and racism influence entertainment media images of and educational discourse about people of color; Information on how...
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Presents historical information on the evolution of media education in the United Kingdom, and its emergence beyond protectionism. Comparison of media education in the United States and Britain; Analysis of the book entitled 'Culture and Environment: The Training of Critical Awareness'; Examination of discussions on teaching and learning in media...
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The article analyzes some educational policies, pedagogical practices, and the curricular development of primary education in Mexico from the disciplines of Communication/Education. The purpose is to understand that the inclusion of the use of technologies and media literacy in the national curriculum cannot be carried out without diagnoses and prior...
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Presidential campaigns in the U.S., but also globally, have become major media spectacles, often decided by orchestrated spectacles. During the 2004 U.S. presidential election, media spectacle was a major determinant of the campaign with the so-called Swift Boat attacks on John Kerry's war record and daily ads and Republican demonstrations...
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By conceiving of mass media as an active part of the celebration of the National Day, this article invites a discussion of the cultural approach to political history regarding symbolic politics and its relationship to mass media. The French and German National Days selected here illustrate two extreme types of...
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The article discusses the promotion of hip-hop education as an integral part of media literacy education in the U.S. It is said that teaching hip-hop as a music and culture of resistance can facilitate the development of critical consciousness in urban youth. According to the author, he learned that hip-hop...
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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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This study incorporates the perspective of deliberative democracy in proposing a framework for evaluating relationships between civic education and political development. Findings support a conception of deliberative learning as a process in which interactive curricula result in the diffusion of discursive inclinations to families and peer groups. These orientations, in...
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Discusses symbols and languages used in political conventions during the 2004 presidential elections in the U.S. Criticisms against the purpose of the conventions; Role of the media in setting the agenda and determining tactics for political parties; Ways offered by general semantics to help individuals achieve media literacy.
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During the last two decades, community radio has achieved a legal status within the media system of many European countries. Although it is committed to ‘giving a voice to the voiceless’, one of its major weaknesses is a social and gender bias: many stations have difficulties in involving the target...
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The article offers information about the REEL FATHERS, an organization emphasizing the relationship between teenagers, fathers and young children, and incarcerated fathers and their families. The organization uses facilitated dialogue and film screenings as reflective tools in promoting better father-child relationships. It aims to empower youth using media production to...
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This article provides a case study of a first-year university subject designed to assist the development of media literacy. The context is one of ongoing debate about the purpose and role of media courses. In what ways do new communications technologies alter our understanding of media literacy? How can media...
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This project is an exploratory study on the use of multi-modal objects in an online information literacy course. This paper reports on the second phase of the project, which focused on students' learning experience within five course modules employing different multi-modal media objects for instruction. Seven online surveys were conducted...
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Objective: To evaluate whether a media literacy nutrition education curriculum about the effects of television advertising on children’s food choices influenced the behavior, attitudes, and knowledge of Head Start parents.Subjects: Participants were a convenience sample of 35 parents from Head Start programs.Design: This study used a pretest-posttest, comparison condition-intervention condition...
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This contribution reviews the introduction of old and new information communication technologies in Ghanaian education. It points out how the recent proliferation of multi-media technologies in the country has ultimately encouraged the introduction of ICTs in education. However, the author argues that much of the move to introduce these new...
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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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This article details the development of the Critical Processing of Beauty Images Scale (CPBI) and studies demonstrating the psychometric soundness of this measure. The CPBI measures women's tendency to engage in critical processing of media images featuring idealized female beauty. Three subscales were identified using exploratory factor analysis and confirmed...
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The article discusses the participation of the Minorities in Media (MIM) in the conference of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology in Orlando, Florida. MIM sponsored many high quality presentations on subjects ranging from identifying success factors of Blue Ribbon Schools to an ethnography of culture-based elementary schools. For...
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Discusses the use of visual messages in bumper stickers to create media literacy among students. Insights of students on messages written in bumper stickers; Use of the bumper stricker messages as a catalyst for critical thought and reflection; Benefit of the bumper sticker activity to the students' understanding of media...
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