Media Literacy Research Index

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In this article, the authors describe a recent project undertaken at the University of South Florida’s (USF) Preschool for Creative Learning. To align with the inquiry approach of their laboratory school, the environment at the Preschool is designed so that children can learn through exploration and individual initiative. The administration...
Narrative is used in early childhood education to engage children in reading and writing. With the advent of digital technologies, new contexts are created for multimodal ways of narrating. The purpose of this study is to illuminate the relationship between a digital storymaking activity and the stories made in an...
The article offers the authors' insight on the integration of technology in the curriculum and how English teachers can teach in-depth digital literacy skills. The authors say that teachers should use a process-oriented approach in teaching digital literacies to students using digital tools like Google Apps, liquid-crystal display (LCD) projectors,...
This article discusses, from a theoretical and philosophical perspective, the meaning and the importance of basic literacy training for education in an age in which digital technologies have become ubiquitous. I discuss some arguments, which I draw from the so-called literacy hypothesis approach (McLuhan, Goody, Havelock, Ong), in order to...
Three Nordic countries, Denmark, Finland and Norway, participated in the IEA SITES 2006 study. All the three countries have launched huge policy and investment programmes to promote digital literacy and readiness for the information age. In relation to the remarkable Finnish Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) results, it is...
The current UK debate on Computing in schools is driven by a specific issue: what should form the basis of a modern Computing education. It’s a perfect storm that has been brewing for some time, but the recent comments of Eric Schmidt, the chairman of Google, have moved it into...
Students used to reading digital texts can be supported in reading both those and print-based texts critically through a variety of strategies and applications. Connected reading, or the idea that our reading is networked both physically and digitally to create a shared construction of meaning, involves readers working with text...
This paper provides evidence that helps understand the digital divide in education. It does so by comparing the effect of economic, social and cultural status (ESCS) on the digital skills of Chilean students compared with mathematics and language. This comparison is made using national standardized tests. The marginal effect of...
In Israel's Multigenerational Connection Program (MCP), children instruct adults in computer and Internet use. Taking children's advantage in digital literacy as a given, the study examines their generational status in computerized encounters that MCP creates in two schools, one Jewish and one Arab. The data were gathered by means of...
Previous research in technical communication indicates service-learning pedagogies can help prepare students for the workplace. The field, however, has only recently and tentatively extended these pedagogies into online environments and has not yet demonstrated how and whether such service-eLearning could as effectively bridge the gap between the classroom and workplace....
The article provides an analysis of the use of technology in the basic writing classroom. Topics discussed include proliferation of apps and smart phones for education purposes, computer literacy or use of other types of technologies in academics, and dependence of curriculum on PowerPoints and videos, online discussion forums, and...
This article deals with gender phenomena in the context of digital literacy. Studies show that computer use, computer skills, and computer-related self-concepts are subject to gender differences. These differences may affect classroom interactions as well as learning processes and have therefore to be considered carefully by teachers who apply computer...
This study aims to identify the factors that affect primary and secondary school teachers’ perceptions of the potential benefits of digital media for teaching and learning in schools. These perceptions are related to beliefs about the value of using digital media in education. Various studies have shown that when teachers...
The goal of this investigation was to explore how a fourth grade teacher could integrate iPads into her literacy instruction to simultaneously teach print-based and digital literacy goals. The teacher used iPads for a three-week period during her literacy instruction and selected apps that provided unique approaches to helping the...
Recent innovations in Web-based technology tools have made planning instruction with technology in mind far more doable than in years past. To aid teachers in planning with technology, tools are organized into five broad categories: communication, collaboration, presentation, organization and critical-thinking. The purpose and potential of each group of tools...
There is increasing availability of a wide range of technology that has the potential to support and enhance the curriculum of the future. Learners expect to use technology for their learning, but this requires the development of information and digital literacy skills to maximise the potential learning opportunities. Learning resources...
This year-long qualitative study draws from multimodal theory and New Literacies Studies to document the digital literacy experiences of a diverse group of 2nd-graders using e-readers. Twenty-first century classrooms must expand traditional notions of literacy to prepare students for the ever-changing, media-rich world. Students participated in small-group digital reading workshops,...
Using data gathered from a three-year research project exploring digital literacy and pedagogy with respect to video games, including classroom games-based pedagogy and curriculum and ethnographic research on students' digital game playing, this article locates and explores a key conceptual problem facing the incorporation of digital games into English and...
In this article the authors introduce the practice of inquiry and discuss the case for it as a signature pedagogy for digital literacy. The Inquiry Cycle is presented as a summary of important aspects of inquiry. Further, the Practice Profile of Inquiry provides a practical tool, which can be incorporated...
The article indicates that digital library learning spaces offer numerous options for school librarians to partner and collaborate with students and teachers, promoting student learning across the curriculum. It mentions that creating these spaces, which include virtual libraries, flipped libraries and fully-online library courses, can be time-consuming and challenging. It...
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Media Literacy Research Index

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