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Media Literacy Reference
This article explores the ways a young child’s play revealed his understanding of technology in contextual and decontextualized ways. The child, James, spent a year (age 21/2 to 31/2) learning how to share CD-ROM storybooks with his mother, who was also the researcher. James’s experience with the hypertext of CD-ROM...
Media Literacy Reference
Outlines the distinctive features of a small-scale literacy program offered to urban Aboriginal school students, which was premised on understandings of critical multi-literacies and explored through technological environments and texts. Argues for literacy programs to address critical practices that interrogate texts across multiple texts and modes. Presents a model of...
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
Focuses on the value of media literacy to study of religion and mass media. Emergence of media literacy in mass communication studies; Challenges inherent in religious media literacy; Application of foundational concepts in religious traditions.
Media Literacy Reference
Analyzes the intersection of race, gender and class subordination in mass media by employing critical race theory and the critical literary process of Paulo Friere. Racism in mainstream media; Ways in which race and racism influence entertainment media images of and educational discourse about people of color; Information on how...
Media Literacy Reference
Presents a study of a student's horror video, to determine the informal knowledge evidenced in practical work for media literacy. Significance of media production to learning; Potential of production work for students of media literacy.
Media Literacy Reference
Analyzes high-rated U.S. television dramas from the 2000 to 2001 season in terms of 'faith-based' media literacy. Systematic and conceptually sound critique which goes beyond casual assessments; Values-based framework for studying how television creates meaning; Usefulness of framework for viewers seeking a more substantive and conceptually rich definition of media...
Media Literacy Reference
To be old in our society is to be devalued. To be old and female is to experience double oppression. This article reports on a study that examined how television both reinforces and resists the prevailing images of older women in Western society. Two randomly selected television rerun episodes of...
Media Literacy Reference
Reviews the book 'Media Literacy,' Second Edition, by W.J. Potter.
Media Literacy Reference
Argues for the widespread adoption of media-literacy curricula in schools, after-school programs and programs for adults run by community-based organizations. Guidelines for media literacy; Philosophical perspectives on media literacy; Techniques for measuring student learning.
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