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Media Literacy Reference
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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This paper places Greece in the European media education context analysing teachers' attitudes towards media. It describes a practical proposal consisting in the implementation and development of a media literacy training programme for Elementary School based on investigation and learning theories.
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At a time when the region of Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is full of potential for capacity-building, social unrest, political agitation and poor civil liberties are still plaguing the population. The status of media education is low in MENA countries, preoccupied by many other vital issues, and yet...
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Starting with the 1990s, private radios and televisions were the primary steps in Turkish media's new structure. At that time, there was no interest in media literacy or media education for people, especially for children. In the past, the emphasis of media literacy education was to protect children and young...
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The authors begin by providing the historical and social background of Korean media education, which has its roots in civil participation activities in the 1980s. Then, they discuss the legal and governmental policies on media education, focusing on the Broadcasting Act and the diverse programs provided by governmental organizations, particularly...
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The recent explosion of communication tools and services within last two decades has posed new questions that are beyond the comprehension of existing pedagogy in Indian Communication Studies. Indian society has witnessed a widespread proliferation of media technologies to such an extent that they have become ubiquitous in society. Media...
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Education in and for the media is doubtlessly necessary and is very slowly slipping into regular education, but not very satisfactorily. This work must be fleshed out by the media's effort to take some responsibility for the educational work as well, not by educating directly, but by trying to match...
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This article examines the results of a 4-year long student-based media education project entitled "Thinking Television." This project focuses on interrogating the cultural terrain of contemporary television and developing an alternate vocabulary with attention paid to issues of multiculturalism and popular culture. Students in a media research class were simultaneously...
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The article reports on the role of the media for seventh grade students. Most of these students partially define themselves through everyday media messages. It discusses the collaboration of teachers and their curricular experiments to develop a unit to help students learn how visual messages such as altered photos, media...
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Three characteristics of the TV language justify the need for media literacy: the emotional nature of images, the stories, which are written to draw the attention of the viewer, and the high speed of rhythm in most of the stories. These characteristics generate replies from the emotion rather than from...
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The article presents a study on corporate universities' role in the organizational transfer of knowledge. It states that organization implement corporate universities to aid the transfer of knowledge. Corporate universities have no standard definition, but models that can be customized by organizations to meet the training needed. The authors propose...
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The article focuses on the transformation of information literacy that keeps evolving in the digital age. It notes that the use of computer and hop online broaden the digital literacy of children. According to the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Literacy Panel, digital literacy is equated to the use of...
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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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Focuses on the use of information sources as evidence to understand a contemporary event in the United States. Emphasis of media literacy; Timeline in media literacy; Use of close analysis with critical questions.
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The article focuses on teaching information literacy in secondary schools, libraries, tertiary sectors and in the work place. The Scotland-based project hopes to develop a curriculum based framework for information literacy including digital media in order to link secondary and tertiary education to life long learning and increased career skills....
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Evaluating the trustworthiness of Internet-based or other digital information has become an essential 21st century skill. The iSkills™ assessment, from Educational Testing Service (ETS), purports to measure such digital evaluation skills, along with other digital literacy skills. In this work, we use an argument-based approach to assessment validation to investigate...
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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 United States has the highest rates of teenage pregnancy and birth in the Western industrialized world, and research indicates that television and other mass media are important sources of sexual information for young people. The purpose of this study was to determine if a teen-led, media literacy curriculum focused...
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Freedom of expression is both a life and death matter and a bread and butter issue. Free media that allow a diversity of voices to be heard and all ideas to be discussed play a central role in the sustaining and monitoring of good government, as well as in the...
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The article focuses on the development of the "Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education," also known as the Code, in the U.S. It states that the creation of the Code helps media literacy educators to better understand the doctrine of fair use, a part of...
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The Models of Media Education research project in England explored major issues about the aims and methods of media teaching among teachers of English. Its central research question was ‘What are teachers of English doing when they say they are doing Media Education at Key Stage 4 (age 14-16) in...
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The article talks about a study that compares the efficacy of two eight-lesson programs designed to reduce risk of eating disorders targeting perfectionism and media literacy. The method used for the study is linear mixed-model analyses. An overview of the results is offered. The comparable rate of changed during the...
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Highlights the role of VideoCulture, an international research project, in exploring the potential of audi-visual media production as means of intercultural communication. Globalization of communication; Demand for audio-visual competence and media literacy; Relationship of the youth in media.
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Reviews the book 'Media Literacy,' Second Edition, by W.J. Potter.
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