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Research has established young children’s increasing use of computers and other new technologies in the home. Yet, teaching about digital texts and digital practices most often appears as an addition to early literacy instruction in classrooms where “business-as-usual” maintains an emphasis on print and print-based texts. This article examines two...
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While much has been written about the implications for ‘literacy’ of practices surrounding digital technologies, there has been surprisingly little research investigating new literacies in primary classrooms. This review examines the kinds of understandings that have been generated through studies of primary literacy and technology reported during the period 2000–2006....
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This article argues for the development of a framework through which to describe children’s multimodal texts. Such a shared discourse should be capable of including different modes and media and the ways in which children integrate and combine them for their own meaning-making purposes. It should also acknowledge that multimodal...
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In this article, semiotic analysis of children’s practices and designs with video game conventions considers how children use play and drawing as spatializing literacies that make room to import imagined technologies and user identities. Microanalysis of video data of classroom interactions collected during a three year ethnographic study of children’s...
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The imaginative and interactive modes of communication available for children today, above and beyond print, indicate a profound shift to the nature of reading education as a whole. This article reviews the theoretical landscape involved in multimodal education, and then examines the practices that make multimodal education feasible in the...
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Given that many young children now enter their early years in education as competent and frequent users of digital technology, this paper examines how this experience influences children's perceptions of reading. Drawing from research conducted with 12 young children (aged 3–6) this paper reports on the ways in which these...
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This paper reports on a study investigating the use of digital texts in schools serving low and middle/upper socioeconomic communities. It draws on theoretical notions of rhizomes from the work of Deleuze and Guattari to explain the network of relations that are formed in classrooms, and that form the context...
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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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  • Erstad, O.
  • Gilje, Ø.
  • Sefton-Green, J.
  • Vasbø, K.
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This article explores the term ‘learning lives’ by reporting on three research projects conducted by members of the Oslo-based research group TransActions. By stressing the term ‘learning lives’ within a range of social ‘educational’ contexts, the article aims to look at learning within and across different learning sites exploring the...
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This paper posits that social networking can take a central role in learning in informal environments such as museums, libraries and galleries. It argues that social media offers young people agency previously unavailable in informal learning environments in order to explore complex responses to and participation with cultural content. The...
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There are an increasing number of settings, including after school clubs, youth clubs, museums and libraries, where children can learn informally. However, there is a need for research into their pedagogic and social role as a complementary to formal learning in order to realise their immense potential. This paper presents...
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This article aims to outline the positive assessments made by the public, through the service of the Catalan Women's Institute (ICD) on speeches containing media representations of gender. It is a way to illustrate how the products of cultural industries are part of the audience's social imaginary and how it...
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This study advances research on media literacy by comparing the effectiveness of two versions of a media literacy intervention over time. Participants (156 children in 4th or 5th grade) were randomly assigned to one of two treatment groups or a control group. Both treatment groups were exposed to an instructional...
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The article discusses information literacy in the workplace. The author states that there is a great amount of literature concerning learning in the workplace. The article also discusses a research project aided by the partners and contacts of the Scottish Information Literacy Project. The research project found that information usage...
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The article presents information about understanding and using digital technologies in the classroom to enhance the learning process. Some of the new literacies used in the classroom that require understanding include technological or computer literacy, visual literacy, media literacy, and information literacy. The article explains the value to students in...
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The article explores the media literacy in Chicago, Illinois. It presents documents that tackle on collaborative media project between teachers and students at the Lawndale/Little Village School for Social Justice (SOJO) in the country. It highlights the story of Little Village high school related to the construction of its high...
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MyPaed is a virtual study environment created by students for students. Its open and inspiring design creates space to support study-related online-processes and encourages the development of competences such as media literacy and skills in scientific work. Based on a dual reticence MyPaed provides a protective framework, in which students...
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This article examines mathematics education as both the site and object of transformation for a youth PAR project in which students researched and evaluated their urban high school in Oakland, California. These youth researchers were trained as part of a sociology course as well as a mathematics class designed to...
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Objective: To determine which specific aspects of media literacy were most strongly associated with smoking outcomes. Methods: Students at a public high school responded to cross-sectional survey items measuring smoking outcomes, components of media literacy, and other variables. Results: Of the 1211 participants, 19% were current smokers (N = 216)...
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Organizations recommend media literacy to reduce tobacco use, and higher media literacy has been associated with lower smoking among high school students. The relationship between smoking media literacy and tobacco use, however, has not been systematically studied among college students. The purpose of this study was to determine the association...
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Media literacy has the potential to alter outcomes in various fields, including education, communication, and public health. However, measurement of media literacy remains a critical challenge in advancing this field of inquiry. In this manuscript, we describe the development and testing of a pilot measure of media literacy. Items were...
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The article offers information about the Youth Radio Project of KUNM which trains teenagers to approach broadcasting and journalism based on social justice in New Mexico. It suggests youth media organizations to integrate a strong social justice into their programs and should investigate their local community's power analysis. Suggestions in...
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Presidential campaigns in the U.S., but also globally, have become major media spectacles, often decided by orchestrated spectacles. During the 2004 U.S. presidential election, media spectacle was a major determinant of the campaign with the so-called Swift Boat attacks on John Kerry's war record and daily ads and Republican demonstrations...
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The article offers information about the REEL FATHERS, an organization emphasizing the relationship between teenagers, fathers and young children, and incarcerated fathers and their families. The organization uses facilitated dialogue and film screenings as reflective tools in promoting better father-child relationships. It aims to empower youth using media production to...
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This project is an exploratory study on the use of multi-modal objects in an online information literacy course. This paper reports on the second phase of the project, which focused on students' learning experience within five course modules employing different multi-modal media objects for instruction. Seven online surveys were conducted...
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