90 results - showing 1 - 25
1 2 3 4
Media Literacy Reference
Building on past research, a media literacy video demonstrating how women are sexually objectified in the media was found to have significant effects on cognitive, attitudinal, and behavioral responses to ads containing objectifying images of women. As expected,females had uniformly negative responses to the ads after watching the video compared...
Media Literacy Reference
What is usually known about television for children are the programmes broadcast. In contrast, the underlying criteria as well as their conditioning factors are largely unknown. This paper aims to unveil the television backstage, presenting and analysing the logics and strategic options that shape the conception, production and broadcasting of...
Media Literacy Reference
The article explains how one group of secondary English preservice teachers were introduced to the idea of teaching with media. Students designed lessons around music texts along with video texts. The article surveys the history of teaching with film, radio and television in English courses. Students were enthusiastic about finding...
Media Literacy Reference
Objective: To determine which specific aspects of media literacy were most strongly associated with smoking outcomes. Methods: Students at a public high school responded to cross-sectional survey items measuring smoking outcomes, components of media literacy, and other variables. Results: Of the 1211 participants, 19% were current smokers (N = 216)...
Media Literacy Reference
This chapter describes the use of popular film and semiotics for the development of critical media literacy in a graduate-level education course.
Media Literacy Reference
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...
Media Literacy Reference
Discusses the relevance of using satire in the teaching of media literacy. Nature and pedagogical value of satire; Guidelines for incorporating satire in the classroom; Use of "Mad" magazine in the classroom.
Media Literacy Reference
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...
Media Literacy Reference
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...
Media Literacy Reference
This chapter focuses on the informal use of popular media by literacy workers to open up new possibilities for building literacy.
Media Literacy Reference
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.
Media Literacy Reference
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...
Media Literacy Reference
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...
Media Literacy Reference
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...
Media Literacy Reference
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...
Media Literacy Reference
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...
Media Literacy Reference
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...
Media Literacy Reference
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...
Media Literacy Reference
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...
Media Literacy Reference
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...
Media Literacy Reference
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...
Media Literacy Reference
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...
Media Literacy Reference
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...
Media Literacy Reference
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...
Media Literacy Reference
This study examined whether or not the length of a media literacy intervention had an impact on awareness of sociocultural ideals, internalization of sociocultural ideals, and body dissatisfaction. Fifty-four traditional-aged undergraduate females were assigned to a control condition (25.9%), a video only condition (22.4%), a short-term single session intervention condition...
90 results - showing 1 - 25
1 2 3 4