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Media Literacy Reference
How can it hear with no ears? Because I can hear when I have ears." The purpose of the article is to introduce early childhood educators to technology that allows children to interact with media in ways that align with the joint position statement "Technology and Interactive Media as Tools...
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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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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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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...
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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 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...
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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.
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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...
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Exploratory studies were conducted in the United States and Sweden in the spring and autumn of 2004 to determine how faculty in journalism/mass communication programs acknowledged and conceptualized media literacy both as a teaching tool and educational concept. The Swedish participants' feedback was markedly different from U.S. academics' in terms...
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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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This analysis presents a report on media literacy education in Ontario. It provides an overview of the curriculum for media literacy that is mandated by the provincial government. Specifically, it describes various approaches for teaching about the media as well as the theory that underpins curriculum documents and classroom practices....
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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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University of Rochester The challenge many teachers face is how to incorporate new technology into their classrooms that strengthens classroom learning by capitalizing on students' media literacies. Blogs, a new and innovative technological tool, can be used in math and science classrooms to support student learning by capitalizing on students'...
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School principals play an important role in managing media and technology integration into school teaching since they can foster the use of information communication technologies (ICT) at a strategic level, even supporting the introduction of media literacy education activities into teaching. Starting from a review on the role of principals’...
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