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This article demonstrates the potential for critical inquiry in twenty-first century primary classrooms. The authors (two university professors and a first grade teacher) present an overview of theory/practice relationships in Mary's (teacher) multiethnic classroom with an emphasis on critical literacy, technology and multimodal learning. Readers are invited to journey with...
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This article describes an integrated art and early literacy project entitled, ‘Picture Partners’. The main purpose of the project was to explore how young children create and express meaning through art. Children’s responses, both written and spoken, were included because accompanying modes of expression expand the nature and content of...
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This paper explores work in multimodality and design as it relates to 21st century multiliteracies. After outlining the concept of a multiliteracies pedagogy, this paper describes multimodality and multimodal texts. Moving from the theoretical to the practical, this paper primarily explores selected multimodal works of Shaun Tan and the opportunities...
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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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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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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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The article reports on the role of the media for seventh grade students. Most of these students partially define themselves through everyday media messages. It discusses the collaboration of teachers and their curricular experiments to develop a unit to help students learn how visual messages such as altered photos, media...
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The author presents definitions of visual literacy, information literacy, digital literacy, and media literacy. She notes that visual literacy can be defined as the ability to understand and produce visual messages based on the idea that visual images are a language. Information literacy, on the other hand, is defined as...
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Studies in Media & Information Literacy Education (SIMILE) in 2007 published a range of articles in three specific areas of study: secondary education, visual literacy; and critical examination of media.
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The role of visual perception in media literacy is paramount in understanding the shift from a linear perceptual process (literacy) to a holistic perceptual process (visuality) by which almost all information is now transmitted through the visual forms of mass media: television, film, and the Internet The media-literate individual must...
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While the use of media permeates geographic research and pedagogic practice, the underlying literacies that link geography and media remain uncharted. This article argues that geographic media literacy incorporates visual literacy, information technology literacy, information literacy, and media literacy. Geographic media literacy is the ability to locate, evaluate, effectively use,...
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