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This paper analyzes opinion formation in the cases of three mediated conflicts using a complex model that evaluates the respondents' value systems, the coverage of the mass media used, the recipients' familiarity with specific events occurring in the conflicts, and their positions on the issues. The model predicts that the...
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The article presents a column on a discussion on how to meet a high level in media literacy for the young media producers. It states that students requires to have involvement in reading novels, watching novel based film, and make a comparison of the two. It presents a book report...
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The article discusses the evolution of school media programs in the U.S. from the publication of the first information literacy model in 1988 to 2008. A shift in media literacy curricula from the promotion of reading in the 1980s to the teaching of research methods in the 21st century is...
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The general purpose of this study was to test the effectiveness of a college course in media literacy. Specifically, the course took a holistic approach to media literacy and was designed to heighten college students' awareness of media structures, content, and impact, as well as to encourage students to become...
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This paper argues that media education has developed its own orthodoxies that are preventing it both from addressing the realities of the media as they exist today, and from being taken seriously by policy-makers. The example of Making Movies Matter, the 1999 report of the Film Education Working Group, shows...
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The article reviews the book "Teaching Media Literacy: A How-to-Do-It Manual and CD-ROM," by Belinda De Abreu, part of the "How-to-Do-It Manuals for Librarians" book series.
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Asserts that year 2000 computer problem (Y2K) calls for several applications of critical thinking and media literacy based on general semantics. Creation of an almost mystical language and imagery about computers; How people were asked to believe in predictions; Concerns regarding the tendency of media to create panic-thinking.
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Although the impact of the media’s thin ideal on body image may be lessened by media literacy, empirical support for this is inconsistent. Objectification theory, which suggests that certain social situations serve to increase women’s self-objectification (i.e., viewing self from a third person perspective), was used as a framework to...
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Presents several video tapes on media literacy. "Killing Us Softly III: Advertising's Imagine of Women," directed, edited and produced by Sut Jhally, featuring Jean Kilbourne; "Dreamworlds II: Desire, Sex, and Power in Music Video," written, edited and produced by Sut Jhally; "Fear and Favor in the Newsroom," directed and produced...
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Presents a study of a student's horror video, to determine the informal knowledge evidenced in practical work for media literacy. Significance of media production to learning; Potential of production work for students of media literacy.
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Analyzes high-rated U.S. television dramas from the 2000 to 2001 season in terms of 'faith-based' media literacy. Systematic and conceptually sound critique which goes beyond casual assessments; Values-based framework for studying how television creates meaning; Usefulness of framework for viewers seeking a more substantive and conceptually rich definition of media...
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Young people spend more time watching television than attending classes at school. However, violent, aggressive or just clearly harmful programmes are broadcast for the minors more and more often every day. Faced with the lack of real self-regulation on the part of operators, it is necessary that the administration takes...
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Discusses the roles that a variety of media technologies play in the society and its effects to developing young people's literate knowledge and competencies. Young adolescents' daily life and talk about television; How to approach the adolescents and their daily knowledge of television; Areas of young adolescents' informal learning about...
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Explains how ideas and methods regarding television violence can be used critically through a study of connections between media use and attitudes toward foreign policy in the United States. Discussion on cultivation analysis; Evaluation on the concept of national identity; Connections between narrative and identity.
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The article discusses the role of information literacy in the art classrooms in the U.S. It stresses the significance of collaboration among librarians and art educators to provide a more fluid connection between art assignments and library-based research and critical thinking skills for students. The characteristics of art students at...
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The article discusses the various approaches in understanding information and visual literacy. John Debes, the person who coined the concept of visual literacy, characterized the concept as a group of vision-competencies developed by individuals from seeing and integrating other sensory experiences. It highlights the opportunity for art information professionals to...
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The author discusses the implementation of information literacy (IL) program at California Institute of Arts. He notes that the lessons they have learned about the first-year liberal arts instruction highlights the Writing Arts as the best area to focus. The author further stresses the underemphasized implementation of information literacy specifically...
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The "information era" has brought up new literacies, although most of them are still not part of the K–12 curriculum or the teacher education curriculum. One of these new literacies is critical media literacy. The purpose of this article is to document the urgency for including this new literacy in...
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In an evolving landscape of traditional and new literacies, the roles of the school library and teacher librarian are changing. In order to support instruction in multiple literacies, teacher librarians must rethink both collections and services. Materials featuring popular culture influences are explored for their relevance to several types of...
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Discusses the essence of the fandom of reading alternative popular text which can be use as a route to connecting students' out-of-school lives. Definition of fandom; View of fandom and reading; Complication of the notion of a unified audience.
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Argues for the movement to Primary Schools into the media businesses as well as the expansion of their core task from print literacy to visual literacies. Media explosion and films for the classroom; Censorship ratings and study guides; Computer games and the Internet; Implications of not keeping up to date....
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The media has a powerful influence on all of us, and has been discussed by critical media literacy scholars largely in K-12 settings. This article explores how, and to what extent, adult educators can draw on popular culture and entertainment media to develop critical media literacy and to facilitate transformative...
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To be old in our society is to be devalued. To be old and female is to experience double oppression. This article reports on a study that examined how television both reinforces and resists the prevailing images of older women in Western society. Two randomly selected television rerun episodes of...
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The article offers tips for educators of K-12 to help students learn about the aspects of film literacy such as visual motion media, photography, and technology. These include the proper placement of camera, which entails the distance to be decided to emphasize the subject's vastness and importance. Another is the...
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The article focuses on the school administrators' media mentoring. The author recommends the need for administrators to laid out topics for television shows featuring dances, sports and plays that will enhance the ability and reveal the talents of students. She adds that by introducing the great lesson of the news...
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