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Morris, Pamela; Sarapin, Susan – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2020
Many university instructors (76% of our survey) have a mobile phone policy in their classrooms, due to the distractions of unregulated use. Yet only about half of those who ask students to put down their phones report that these policies are effective. Given that students want to and will use their phones, are instructors taking the opportunity to…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, College Faculty, Classroom Techniques
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Stanley, Susan L.; Lawson, Chris – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2020
The goal of this study was to assess whether a short, media literacy intervention could effectively support third- and fourth-graders' abilities to interpret and produce persuasive arguments. The intervention was delivered to students (N = 50) and focused on the knowledge and skills associated with advertising literacy. Students participated in…
Descriptors: Intervention, Advertising, Critical Thinking, Media Literacy
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Korona, Matthew – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2020
As an increasing number of teens are engaging in digital environments, they are becoming open to online misinformation often designed to further a variety of agendas. Online misinformation, or "fake news" as it is often referred to in popular culture, permeates all Web 2.0 technologies. Since English Language Arts curriculums often focus…
Descriptors: Information Literacy, Language Arts, Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes
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Moorhouse, Emily; Brooks, Hayley – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2020
Sexual violence is a global phenomenon needing sustainable interventions. The article extends findings from media literacy scholars by exploring ways that critical media literacy (CML) pedagogies can be used to teach affirmative consent education for the purposes of violence prevention. The article is not a curriculum blue-print, as the pedagogies…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Violence, Prevention, Best Practices
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Thevenin, Benjamin – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2020
This article describes "Dark Ride: Disneyland" - a mobile game that encourages Disneyland guests to critically consider Disney's representations of history, culture, and technology. The game was the creation of a group of faculty, students and professionals associated with Brigham Young University. The article contextualizes the game and…
Descriptors: Corporations, Educational Games, Media Literacy, Handheld Devices
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Scull, Tracy M.; Malik, Christina V.; Keefe, Elyse M. – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2020
Media Aware Parent is an interactive, web-based program designed to equip parents to communicate with their adolescent child about sexual health and media by enhancing parental communication and media mediation skills, as well as provide them with medically-accurate sexual health knowledge. In a small feasibility study, 56 parents of 7th and 8th…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Interpersonal Relationship, Sexuality, Health Promotion
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Ciccone, Michelle – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2019
Digital conversation spaces have the potential to generate powerful collective intelligence, but only when users are thoughtful, reflective, and have experience interacting with diverse ideas. To be able to engage in online conversational spaces in this way, though, is not inherent or natural: it must be practiced. This article will argue that it…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Early Adolescents, Communication Skills, Computer Mediated Communication
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Abrams, Sandra Schamroth; Schaefer, Mary Beth; Ness, Daniel – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2019
This article features a collaborative autoethnographic examination of three adolescent-researchers' digital literacies. The participatory design punctuates the role of the adolescent-researchers as they explored their meaning-making practices. Such collaborative research, which included three adolescents and their parents, not only resurfaces…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adolescent Attitudes, Participatory Research, Media Literacy
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Threadgill, Elizabeth J.; Price, Larry R. – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2019
This article focuses on media literacy education for college students. First, we conducted psychometric analyses to verify the properties of the "Critical Evaluation and Analysis of Media (CEAM)" scale. CEAM measures college students' self-reported practices for critically evaluating and analyzing the credibility, audience, and technical…
Descriptors: College Students, Measures (Individuals), Likert Scales, Media Literacy
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Oliver, Kyle M.; Williams-Duncan, Stacy – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2019
Despite popular framings about skills for 21st-century jobs, there are few studies of how new media literacies unfold in workplaces, nor of how professional education programs can build on adult learners' previous experiences to foster effective digital communication practices. We argue that seminaries and divinity schools are a particularly rich…
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Theological Education, College Faculty, Adult Students
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Schilder, Evelien; Redmond, Theresa – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2019
The ability to critically access, analyze, evaluate, and create media messages is crucial in the process of becoming an informed and engaged citizen throughout life. Asking critical questions is not only a valuable dimension of media literacy, but also an indispensable aspect of participating in a democracy. Yet, measuring the effectiveness of…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Inquiry, Questioning Techniques, Critical Thinking
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Hipeli, Eveline – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2019
In August 2018, a new school discipline, Media Literacy and Informatics, was introduced in Switzerland. This article provides an overview of the current situation regarding the new school discipline, and its development. The article shows how schools already taught Media Literacy and Informatics. The article also sheds light on what Swiss parents…
Descriptors: Information Science, Media Literacy, Parent Attitudes, Bias
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Valtonen, Teemu; Tedre, Matti; Mäkitalo, Kati; Vartiainen, Henriikka – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2019
The media environment has radically changed over the past few decades. Transition and transformation of media platforms has enabled algorithms and automation to take over media processes such as production, content generation, curation, delivery, recommendation, and filtering of information. It has also enabled tracking of users' actions, data…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Computational Linguistics, Mass Media, Literacy Education
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Blanton, Morgan V.; Cheek, Aftynne E.; Bellows, Elizabeth – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2019
The role of teacher education preparation programs is to equip preservice teachers (PSTs) with the knowledge and skills to support the development of all students. To do this, university faculty must establish and monitor PST's progress toward quality standards for teaching. "e"Coaching is a professional learning tool that provides…
Descriptors: Coaching (Performance), Electronic Learning, Preservice Teacher Education, Feedback (Response)
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Lantela, Pilvikki – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2019
This article brings forth the experiential knowledge and views of sixteen Finnish older adults, (mean of age 84,9), who tried out home technology in their daily life, with the objective of discussing media literacy education in relation to this specific age group and context. The data were analyzed from the perspective of sensemaking as theorized…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Older Adults, Media Literacy, Experience
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