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Media Literacy Reference
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...
Media Literacy Reference
Presents an article on the importance of media literacy and what they might mean for teaching and learning. Favorite film line from the motion picture "Super Mario Brothers"; Use of selected film lines in order to have students examine literacy messages in popular culture; Impact of connecting literacy to popular...
Media Literacy Reference
MyPaed is a virtual study environment created by students for students. Its open and inspiring design creates space to support study-related online-processes and encourages the development of competences such as media literacy and skills in scientific work. Based on a dual reticence MyPaed provides a protective framework, in which students...
Media Literacy Reference
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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Presents a study that examined students' reading comprehension, writing skills, critical reading, critical listening and critical reasoning for nonfiction informational messages. Investigations of the role of media literacy instruction to identify main ideas in various forms of media; Identification of other analytic skills that improved; Recommendations for future research on...
Media Literacy Reference
Presents information on Miss Moonbeam, a mannequin used to promote reading in a middle school in Kansas. Role of Miss Moonbeam as an artifact of a media-literate society; History of the mannequin; Examples of materials used in classrooms that provide lessons for students about living in a media-literate society....
Media Literacy Reference
Discusses the use of visual messages in bumper stickers to create media literacy among students. Insights of students on messages written in bumper stickers; Use of the bumper stricker messages as a catalyst for critical thought and reflection; Benefit of the bumper sticker activity to the students' understanding of media...
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The article presents a column on a discussion on how to meet a high level in media literacy for the young media producers. It states that students requires to have involvement in reading novels, watching novel based film, and make a comparison of the two. It presents a book report...
Media Literacy Reference
Schools appear to be facing a crisis of engaging secondary students in meaningful learning. Many are recognizing that the learning principles embodied in computer and video games reflect the best theories of cognition, yet are underutilized as an educational resource. This article suggests an alternative model for game-based learning outside...
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This article focuses on the integrating media analysis in the curriculum of social studies. Integrating media analysis into the high school social studies curriculum is dependent on finding the right texts to decode. Whether visual, written or audible, the documents should be provocative and engaging, written at the appropriate level,...
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Focuses on different lessons to help students enhance their critical-thinking skills by analyzing media-based topics and scenarios related to the war on terrorism. Media treatment of the post-September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in the U.S.; Factors which threaten the religion and culture of U.S. citizens; Equation of terrorism with Islam....
Media Literacy Reference
"The media represents a crucial part of everyday communication and it has become an imperative of time and lifestyle, for which educational systems are preparing students for. Students today are commonly exposed to opposed value judgments of family, school and media; and the social system faces a challenge of how...
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A thorough understanding of how to evaluate website credibility is a crucial tool for journalists. This study examines how journalism students conduct the online newsgathering process and seeks to understand the decisions they make involving credibility assessment. This was accomplished through a triangulated approach involving a content analysis of video...
Media Literacy Reference
The study of media culture and virtual world requires knowledge and skills of the analysis of media texts of different levels of complexity. In this sense, the cinematic legacy of the great French writer, screenwriter and filmmaker Alain Robbe-Grillet (1922-2008) gives productive opportunities for the analysis of works of the...
Media Literacy Reference
Access to technology and the Internet is having a positive impact on all levels, personal, family, professional and social. However, the influence of the media has not been accompanied by the promotion of media literacy. The development of the media skill among citizens, especially young people and children, in order...
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