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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 mathematics education as both the site and object of transformation for a youth PAR project in which students researched and evaluated their urban high school in Oakland, California. These youth researchers were trained as part of a sociology course as well as a mathematics class designed to...
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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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This meta-analysis (k = 35, N = 11,629) examines the effect that listening to music, particularly popular music, has on consumers. Results demonstrate that listening to music generates an effect on listeners consistent with the content of the music (average r = .210, k = 35, N = 11,629). This...
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Commercially sponsored media literacy initiatives aimed at educating children about the persuasive nature of advertising are evaluated against implicit theories underlying their use, criticisms of the motivation behind their implementation, and effectiveness evidence. Media literacy intervention analysis should be situated more explicitly within the context of the age-related development of...
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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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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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The debate surrounding the ethics of advertising to children generally centres on the age at which children have developed sufficient cognitive resources both to understand the persuasive intent of marketing messages and to critically evaluate them. In this paper we argue that this debate requires urgent updating to take into...
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In considering the granularity of learning objects, one might be reminded of the cliché of the student who approaches her professor with the question, "How long does my paper have to be?" and the professor's response of, "Long enough to cover the topic and short enough to be concise." While...
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Purpose - The purpose of this paper is to show how the use of reflective research journals to assess students on a Stage One information literacy (IL) module can offer unparalleled insight into the complex information research processes and subjective learning experiences that lie behind the production of an academic...
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The article presents information on formation of the Graduate Teaching Academy, an organization under the journal "Journalism & Mass Communication Educator" to provide research scholarships to graduate students in the U.S. The organization, which was founded in 2003, is promising pedagogical and theoretical scholarship after evaluating the students' manuscripts submitted...
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The article focuses on a study which evaluates the informed media literacy program delivered to young adolescent audience with high-risk eating disorder development. It cites that the program is designed to target media internalization in the leading issues of bulimia and severe dietary restrictions. The study's program investigates mixed-sex, 13-year-old...
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In the spirit of the IPA's bridge-building initiatives between industry and academia, we argue that academics can enhance practitioners' current understanding of consumers' advertising literacy. Reviewing language and literacy theories, we suggest that this offers fresh avenues for exploring consumers' relationships with ads and advertising. We report on a study...
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This paper builds on the collaborative work of media researchers and professionals as well as education decision makers and teachers that met in Graz, 5-7 December 2007, at the invitation of the Council of Europe. The purpose of the workshop was to determine the validity of media education and to...
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The article reports on the results of a study that involved the creation of an interactive CD-ROM that would help prevent the spread of sexually transmitted infections among adolescent females. The authors state that the program includes information concerning prevention, models for negotiating abstinence and condom use, and instructions on...
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Advertising aimed at adults — i.e., concerned with products and services appropriate to adults — is very often seen by children. This paper aims to illustrate when that being advertised is inappropriate to the child audience, message meaning will be gleaned from the peripheral coding mechanisms in the advertising. It...
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The field of media literacy education is maturing, as evidenced by the quality of presentations of research and practice shared at the 2010 World Summit on Children and Media in Karlstad. In this article, we offer our reflections on the opportunities and challenges faced by media literacy educators as we...
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"The ways people have publicly discussed and written about media literacy in the past have great bearing on how citizens, educators and learners are able to think about and practice their own media literacy. Our concepts of media literacy have evolved over time in response to changing contexts of media...
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"The digital age has fundamentally re-configured the relationship between makers and users. Every networked action by a user has the potential to be reinterpreted by other users. The original intentions of media makers emerge from this process in recontextualized form that I call the «digital afterlife»....
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This paper describes the main contributions of the TV broadcasters in Spain to the study of the relationships be­tween television and childhood. It is justified by the need of compile and organise these contributions. Quality contents broadcasted for children, children consumption of television and the role of TV channels to...
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