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Hepburn, Mary A. – Social Education, 1997
Summarizes a wealth of evidence establishing a causal relationship between television viewing and violence. Outlines a series of corrective measures available within the fields of media literacy, public policy, and education. Briefly discusses related issues such as government versus self-regulation, and First Amendment protections. (MJP)
Descriptors: Critical Viewing, Elementary Secondary Education, Mass Media Effects, Mass Media Role
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Hepburn, Mary A. – Social Education, 1997
Provides background information and learning activities for six areas of inquiry concerning media literacy and violence. These are (1) "Monitoring 'Action' in TV Cartoons"; (2) "To Market, To Market (Share)"; (3) "What's 'Educational' Anyway"; (4) "Rating the TV Rating System"; (5) "Nine Risks of TV Violence"; and (6) "Teenagers in the News." (MJP)
Descriptors: Content Analysis, Critical Viewing, Elementary Secondary Education, Journalism
Enochs, Larry G. – 1988
The Search for Solutions (SFS) film series has been a popular and important component of many school science programs ranging from elementary to college level. Phillips Petroleum Corporation, funding agent for the SFS, reported that by 1984 some 26,000 schools, 83 percent of all public and private schools, had used the series. In addition, some 84…
Descriptors: Achievement, College Science, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education