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Media Literacy Reference
Examines several variables which hindered the development of media education in the United States (U.S.). Identification of these variables; Comparison of media education in the U.S. and other countries; Why it is difficult for Americans to embrace national educational policies; Examination of discussions with U.S. education schools; Development of media...
Media Literacy Reference
Examines several perspectives on media literacy education throughout the world, focusing on the United States. Definition of media literacy; Reference to patterns in media training; Assessment of the importance of media literacy; Characteristics of media literacy projects; Why comprehensive collaboration in educational structures is necessary.
Media Literacy Reference
Examines how the mass media portrays Mexican immigrants in the United States. Interplay between media images and portrayal of American-born Latinos; Level of media saturation; Main source of information, assumptions and sentiments about immigrants and their American-born descendants; Role of mass media in shaping public attitudes and opinion; Suggestion for...
Media Literacy Reference
Presents historical information on the evolution of media education in the United Kingdom, and its emergence beyond protectionism. Comparison of media education in the United States and Britain; Analysis of the book entitled 'Culture and Environment: The Training of Critical Awareness'; Examination of discussions on teaching and learning in media...
Media Literacy Reference
Explains how ideas and methods regarding television violence can be used critically through a study of connections between media use and attitudes toward foreign policy in the United States. Discussion on cultivation analysis; Evaluation on the concept of national identity; Connections between narrative and identity.
Media Literacy Reference
Outlines the central debates about critical autonomy and the ways in which practical media work has been used to foster it. Description on the ways in which such work has developed in a number of countries; Discussion on the five 'Media Action Projects'; Critical literacy as the essential premise of...
Media Literacy Reference
Examines the consequences of not integrating media literacy skills into reference service in libraries through a case study comparing original and reprint articles from two newspapers. Importance of media education in libraries; Four central theories explaining media power; Five categories used in analyzing the articles from the two newspapers; Box...
Media Literacy Reference
Presents a brief overview of mass media news literacy, and how it may be useful for bibliographic instruction (BI) librarians as reference material. Exploration of the concepts of agenda setting and asymmetrical selection in a survey of literature from the journalism and communications fields; Details on a teaching strategy incorporating...
Media Literacy Reference
Presents information on articles featured in the January 1, 1998 issue of the 'Journal of Communication,' which focused on media literacy and media education. Range of definitions for both media and literacy; Names of authors who wrote the articles; Perceptions on the application of media education.
Media Literacy Reference
The main goal of empirical research into media literacy of eighth grade students of the compulsory schooI system has been to determine the levei of recognizing and understanding of both visual and non-visual codes that go to make up a motion-picture story. Students who had not had media education at...
Media Literacy Reference
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...
Media Literacy Reference
Highlights the development of a theoretical base to aid in the understanding of media literacy and its social functions. Examination of contextual media aesthetics; Reference to definitions of media literacy; Construction of a model of media literacy; What media literacy lacks.
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Thoman, E.
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Presents information on media literacy while highlighting selected resources which can be used to educate students in this area. Resources include videotapes and books.
Media Literacy Reference
Examines differing perspectives of media literacy, while suggesting that there is little concensus on its definition. Ouline of media content literacy; Importance of media content; Examination of media grammar literacy and medium literacy.
Media Literacy Reference
Presents information on the emergence of media literacy. Explanation and definition of media literacy; Diversity of approaches, philosophies and goals of media education; Reference to the National Media Literacy Conference held in Los Angeles, California, in 1996; Examination of seven debates on media literacy; What the future of media literacy...
Media Literacy Reference
Presents information on media literacy, while highlighting media language. Examination of visual aspects of media language; Distinctive characteristics of media language; Role of analogical thinking in visual literacy; Analysis of the syntax of visual language.
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