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Digital technology has become embedded into our daily lives. Code is at the heart of this technology. The way code is perceived influences the way our everyday interaction with digital technologies is perceived: is it an objective exchange of ones and zeros, or a value- laden power struggle between...
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Within the extensive literature on the role of educational media in children's learning and the factors influencing that learning, the possible impact of media literacy remains unexamined. The present study examines the influence of media literacy on learning from television and hypermedia environments. In a sample of 150 children...
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Background: Susceptibility to future smoking, positive beliefs about smoking, and perceptions of antismoking norms are all factors that are associated with future smoking. In previous research, smoking media literacy (SML) has been associated with these variables, even when controlling for other known risk factors for smoking. However, these studies were...
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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...
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The article proposes the integration of new digital literacy practices found throughout 21st-century U.S. society into the pre-existing traditional literacy diagnostic systems used by schools to evaluate students and curricula. Comments are given criticizing educational diagnosticians which fail to distinguish new literacies from older, conventional practices. The authors assert that...
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This article explores the emergence of multimodality as intrinsic to the learning, teaching and assessment of English in the Twenty-First Century. With subject traditions tied to the study of language, literature and media, multimodal texts and new technologies are now accorded overdue recognition in English curriculum documents in several countries,...
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This research demonstrated how an African American mother and son communicated with each other via texting and instant messaging (IM) at home. Data from a 2007 larger ethnographic case study of a family’s digital literacy practices were collected and analyzed. Situated within the framework of New Literacy Studies and multimodality,...
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In the last 20 years the notion that images overpower words, and the belief that a decreasing lexical literacy among the young has been offset by an increasing visual literacy, has been repeated often enough to become accepted wisdom. Yet the precise nature of visual literacy among the young and...
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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...
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This article aims to outline the positive assessments made by the public, through the service of the Catalan Women's Institute (ICD) on speeches containing media representations of gender. It is a way to illustrate how the products of cultural industries are part of the audience's social imaginary and how it...
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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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This study advances research on media literacy by comparing the effectiveness of two versions of a media literacy intervention over time. Participants (156 children in 4th or 5th grade) were randomly assigned to one of two treatment groups or a control group. Both treatment groups were exposed to an instructional...
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Presents interviews with New York teenage viewers of international, youth-produced videos, to examine the role of media literacy in transcultural communication. Approaches to media literacy; Contradictions of familiarity versus originality; Outlook on youth cultures.
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With rising rates of obesity and obesity-related health problems, finding additional means to help reduce obesity is critical. This review examined the impact of the Internet as a medium to deliver weight loss programs. Specifically, the review examined the public’s interest, the availability and the known efficacy of Internet-based weight...
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Who studies media literacy and why? What has the nation's first graduate program in media literacy learned about what motivates students to come from across the country and around the world to pursue the study of media literacy? How do students in this learning community support each other? How did...
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  • Sneed, D.
  • Wulfemeyer, K. T.
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Examines an innovative project as a possible means of introducing media studies into the social sciences. Media studies; Channel one; Suggestions for advancing media literacy; Conclusions of the study.
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Examines several variables which hindered the development of media education in the United States (U.S.). Identification of these variables; Comparison of media education in the U.S. and other countries; Why it is difficult for Americans to embrace national educational policies; Examination of discussions with U.S. education schools; Development of media...
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Examines several perspectives on media literacy education throughout the world, focusing on the United States. Definition of media literacy; Reference to patterns in media training; Assessment of the importance of media literacy; Characteristics of media literacy projects; Why comprehensive collaboration in educational structures is necessary.
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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...
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This ethnographic-style article chronicles the author's experiences teaching fourth-grade students media literacy. The 4-day lesson plan combined persuasive techniques articulated by Aristotle and media aesthetics as well as the creation of a "television commercial" to enable the students to become more critical media consumers and gain better media literacy skills....
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Examines the assumptions about the correlation between television and print literacy. Information on approaches to media literacy; Advantages of the approaches to popular media literacy; Influence of the experiences of students with television on their perceptions and responses to print literacy education.
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Presents a study that explored the use of digital technologies in the literary practices of adolescent girls. Factors that affected technology-mediated reading and writing practices; Conception of multiliteracies and an activity theory-influenced framework used to collect data; Analysis of data concerning the theoretical frameworks of technology-mediated practices; Recommendations with regard...
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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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This article discusses the critical importance of media education to the teaching of civics and social studies and examines approaches to civics via media literacy. Useful Web site resources are also given. This article argues that in a representative democracy, people must be educated in all forms of contemporary mediated...
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