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This paper reports on a small-scale project which aimed to build upon the existing home literacy practices of a group of three- and four-year-old children living in the UK. The purpose of the project was to develop literacy materials and resources which could be borrowed from nursery and used within...
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This article begins by exploring the graphical, hypertextual, interactive elements of children’s literature, and then compares those elements to the charactertistics of writing taught in early elementary school writing instruction. Here, we can explore the forms, perspectives, characterizations, and subject matters being modeled through the teaching methods and through interactive...
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This paper argues that media education has developed its own orthodoxies that are preventing it both from addressing the realities of the media as they exist today, and from being taken seriously by policy-makers. The example of Making Movies Matter, the 1999 report of the Film Education Working Group, shows...
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Argues for the movement to Primary Schools into the media businesses as well as the expansion of their core task from print literacy to visual literacies. Media explosion and films for the classroom; Censorship ratings and study guides; Computer games and the Internet; Implications of not keeping up to date....
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Focuses on the use of information sources as evidence to understand a contemporary event in the United States. Emphasis of media literacy; Timeline in media literacy; Use of close analysis with critical questions.
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The Models of Media Education research project in England explored major issues about the aims and methods of media teaching among teachers of English. Its central research question was ‘What are teachers of English doing when they say they are doing Media Education at Key Stage 4 (age 14-16) in...
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Highlights the role of VideoCulture, an international research project, in exploring the potential of audi-visual media production as means of intercultural communication. Globalization of communication; Demand for audio-visual competence and media literacy; Relationship of the youth in media.
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This paper reports a project aimed at the development of critical media literacy and language awareness by a group of Irish university students through the application of critical discourse analysis (CDA) tools in their Spanish language class. The participants were assigned various reading activities in which they had to reflect...
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Presents issues related to technologies and literature. Information on Topffer's Law and the design of educational technology; Implications for media literacy; Web sites of special interest.
Media Literacy Reference
The Education Projects section of the British Film Institute (bfi) is engaged in a range of activities which explore the ways in which moving image media might redefine the current curriculum. In the long term our aim is for this work to effect change at policy level by raising awareness...
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This study examined whether; in comparison to no-intervention and video-only intervention control conditions, two distinct media literacy interventions could promote media skepticism and reduce negative body image in a sample of college women (N = 110). It was expected that an externally oriented (i.e., feminist sociocultural) media literacy intervention would...
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