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Media Literacy Reference
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.
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
The United States has the highest rates of teenage pregnancy and birth in the Western industrialized world, and research indicates that television and other mass media are important sources of sexual information for young people. The purpose of this study was to determine if a teen-led, media literacy curriculum focused...
Media Literacy Reference
It is said that media literacy «knows no age limits». Though most practice and literature on media education has focused so far on childhood and teenagers, there are also projects to use and understand the media in the field of adult education. Both the current technological revolution in our society...
Media Literacy Reference
The article discusses literacy projects that can help engage young students. The author notes the attitudes of preservice teachers regarding whether to focus on student engagement or the teaching of basic skills in literacy instruction. She discusses how social factors can affect the academic achievement of adolescent students and discusses...
Media Literacy Reference
Objective: The primary objective of the current study was to examine the efficacy of single media literacy lessons in reducing media internalization in young adolescents. Method: Eleven classes of 237 students (100 girls and 137 boys; mean age = 13.79 years, SD = .42) randomly received 1 of 6 lessons....
Media Literacy Reference
Transnational Latina teens use media as key cultural resources to manage their passage to womanhood while building identities as U.S. citizens. This article examines the challenges of media literacy within the transnational context of working-class Latinas. It presents findings of an action-research project with 12 Latina teens, which was grounded...
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Present subject includes the main conclusions from research, carried out by Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea-University of the Basque Country (ehuupv) professors from 2003 to 2005. This research was meant to reach the following objectives: to find out the amount of technological equipment enjoyed by basque teenagers, their consumption of different media,...
Media Literacy Reference
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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News media literacy refers to the knowledge and motivations needed to identify and engage with journalism. This study measured levels of news media literacy among 500 teenagers using a new scale measure based on Potter’s model of media literacy and adapted to news media specifically. The adapted model posits that...
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Social networks have become areas of social interaction among young people where they create a profile to relate with others. The way this population uses social networks has an impact on their socialization as well as the emotional and affective aspects of their development. The purpose of this investigation was...
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