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The aim of this study is to further understanding of the situated activity of seeking pictures. It relates to an ongoing discussion on how multimodal information literacies are enacted in different social practices. Design/methodology/approach – In order to understand the characteristics of the communication and interactions in the activity of...
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For understanding information and explanation while learning about the nature (so: biology, chemistry, physics...) via ICT the student must have developed skills implied in the terminus 21st century literacy, which implies so called computer literacy, media literacy, information literacy and above all visual literacy. Visual literacy in needed for perception...
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The article discusses the information literacies which are considered as the priority of library instruction programs. It cites that information literacy functions well in integrating media literacy and visual literacy. The author also explores the importance of media literacy in turning media consumption into an active and critical process. He...
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The article discusses information literacy in the workplace. The author states that there is a great amount of literature concerning learning in the workplace. The article also discusses a research project aided by the partners and contacts of the Scottish Information Literacy Project. The research project found that information usage...
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This article examines the use of media in the construction of a “new” language for children. We studied how children acquire and use media literacy skills through their engagement in an educational art project. This media literacy project is rooted in the realm of audiovisual media, within which children's sound...
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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 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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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