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The article explains how one group of secondary English preservice teachers were introduced to the idea of teaching with media. Students designed lessons around music texts along with video texts. The article surveys the history of teaching with film, radio and television in English courses. Students were enthusiastic about finding...
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The article provides information on several media jargon in the U.S. which starts with the letter "R" and letter "S." It presents several acronyms and symbols which starts with the letter "R" as well as explained their meanings and connotations. Abbreviations which start with the letter "S" is also presented...
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The article talks about the representations of critical media literacy in the film "Pump Up the Volume," starring Christian Slater. The main character of Hard Harry can be seen as using the medium of radio to launch a profound critique of school policy through his engagement with the guidance counselor....
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This study incorporates the perspective of deliberative democracy in proposing a framework for evaluating relationships between civic education and political development. Findings support a conception of deliberative learning as a process in which interactive curricula result in the diffusion of discursive inclinations to families and peer groups. These orientations, in...
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The article discusses the participation of the Minorities in Media (MIM) in the conference of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology in Orlando, Florida. MIM sponsored many high quality presentations on subjects ranging from identifying success factors of Blue Ribbon Schools to an ethnography of culture-based elementary schools. For...
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The "information era" has brought up new literacies, although most of them are still not part of the K–12 curriculum or the teacher education curriculum. One of these new literacies is critical media literacy. The purpose of this article is to document the urgency for including this new literacy in...
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The article presents documentary recommendations for educators who train students in critical mass media literacy. Such training helps students learn to analytically assess and evaluate mass media messages. The author suggests documentaries produced by the Media Education Foundation which cover a broad spectrum of media related topics. Some of the...
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The article reviews the book "Media Literacy: Transforming Curriculum and Teaching," edited by Gretchen Schwartz and Pamela U. Brown.
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This study examined whether or not the length of a media literacy intervention had an impact on awareness of sociocultural ideals, internalization of sociocultural ideals, and body dissatisfaction. Fifty-four traditional-aged undergraduate females were assigned to a control condition (25.9%), a video only condition (22.4%), a short-term single session intervention condition...
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Exploratory studies were conducted in the United States and Sweden in the spring and autumn of 2004 to determine how faculty in journalism/mass communication programs acknowledged and conceptualized media literacy both as a teaching tool and educational concept. The Swedish participants' feedback was markedly different from U.S. academics' in terms...
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Discusses the implications of the use of electronic media in teaching literary studies for students and college teachers. Failure of arguments positioning media literacy to reflect some important realities on contemporary campuses; Influence of electronic mail language on students' departure from the rules of standard English; Views on the claim...
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Media collections, policies, and services depend on a number of variables, perhaps the most significant of which is technology. Access should reflect the needs of the current and future user populations rather than the economic or ideological realities of the past. This article presents the results of research and illustrates...
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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....
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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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The association between media literacy and media ethics is discussed in this essay, and data gathered from a media literacy study with 93 public school 6th-grade students are presented. The study details the introduction and evaluation of a media literacy program that was intended to encourage learning and critical thinking...
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The article reports on the success of the International Student Media Festival, which was set in Orlando, Florida. An increase to the number of participants across the board allegedly broke all records, considering its 2, 361 record entries, 1, 795 remarkable winners, as well as its attendance which has reached...
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This paper outlines a research project in which three- and four-year-old children in one nursery engaged with editing software to create short animated films. Research questions were related to the knowledge and understanding of multimodal texts that the children developed in the activity, the skills they demonstrated in undertaking the...
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This article focuses on the integrating media analysis in the curriculum of social studies. Integrating media analysis into the high school social studies curriculum is dependent on finding the right texts to decode. Whether visual, written or audible, the documents should be provocative and engaging, written at the appropriate level,...
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This article introduces a new dimension to the debate over the re-conceptualisation of communicative competence and its implications for language pedagogy. Approaching the issue from a technological rather than a socio-political perspective, it begins by tracing the marginalisation of technological matters in descriptions of communicative competence. Next, work on the...
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In spite of the enormous power that women wield in the marketplace, the role of women in advertisements is not commensurate with women as a powerful group. Studies demonstrate a gender bias in advertising, such that, despite their buying power, women are portrayed in stereotypical roles. This manuscript discusses ways...
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