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Arth, Zachary W.; Griffin, Darrin J.; Earnest, William J. – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2019
New media and new literacy are essential in our contemporary paradigms of education and communication research. Though truth-seeking is one of the primary objectives inherent in higher education, the process for students may be less clear than it may be for trained academics or professors. The current study sought to explore how professors…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Media Literacy, Ethics
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Friesem, Elizaveta – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2018
Challenges of media and gender literacy classes include the danger of steering students towards "right" interpretations of media texts while simplifying the complex relationship between audiences and media texts. The current paper describes a case study that focused on two high school teachers who were motivated by their protectionist…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Gender Issues, Case Studies, High Schools
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Leach, April Marie – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2017
Producing digital media is a hands-on, inquiry-based mindful process that naturally embeds Universal Design for Learning (UDL) principles into literacy instruction, providing options for learning and assessment for a wide array of students with diverse learning abilities. Video production learning experiences acknowledge the cognitive talents of…
Descriptors: Secondary School Students, Video Technology, Disabilities, Student Diversity
Hong, Jiachun – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2016
This study sets out to explore Chinese adolescents' subjectivities toward the use of mobile phones, and reveal the dynamic relationship among students, parents, and school concerning mobile phone usage in rural China. Twenty-one high school students were recruited, and asked to draw a painting that expresses their perceptions of mobile phones in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Areas, Adolescents, Telecommunications
Magolis, David; Briggs, Audra – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2016
This research study focused on the social networking site (SNS) awareness of undergraduate students, examining their experiences through the type and extent of the information shared on their SNSs in order to discover the students' experiences with SNS privacy. A phenomenological research approach was used to interview eight undergraduates to…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Social Media, Information Dissemination, Sharing Behavior
Mahoney, Kerrigan R.; Khwaja, Tehmina – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2016
Students graduating from K-12 education need media literacy skills to engage, participate, and learn in a world in which literacy must keep pace with rapidly changing technologies. Given the significant roles school administrators play in providing leadership and vision to their schools, this narrative study addresses the research question: What…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Administrator Role, Administrator Attitudes, Elementary Secondary Education
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McDougall, Julian; Berger, Richard; Fraser, Pete; Zezulkova, Marketa – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2015
This article explores the relationship between a formal media educational encounter in the UK and the broad objectives for media and information literacy education circulating in mainland Europe and the US. A pilot study, developed with a special interest group of the United Kingdom Literacy Association, applied a three-part methodology for…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Information Literacy, Educational Practices, Comparative Education
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Begoray, Deborah L.; Banister, Elizabeth M.; Wharf Higgins, Joan; Wilmot, Robin – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2015
This article presents qualitative research on young adolescents' abilities in communicating and evaluating health messages in advertising especially how they understand and create gendered identities. A group of grade 6-8 students learned about media techniques and movie making. In groups divided by gender, they created iMovie advertisements for…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Health, Media Literacy, Critical Literacy
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Puchner, Laurel; Markowitz, Linda; Hedley, Mark – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2015
This study examined the effectiveness of the implementation of a small-scale critical media literacy curriculum unit focused on gender stereotypes, especially as they pertain to occupations. The research question was whether students exposed to the critical media literacy (CML) curriculum were more likely than students not exposed to believe: that…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Sex Stereotypes, Curriculum Implementation, Gender Discrimination
Young, Joslyn Sarles – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2012
Media literacy, the abilities "to access, analyze, evaluate, and communicate information in a variety of forms" (NAMLE), is necessary to help people understand the information presented to them and make informed decisions. However, despite decades of work to include media literacy education in academic learning (Hobbs and Jensen 2009),…
Descriptors: High Stakes Tests, State Standards, Testing, Media Literacy
Redmond, Theresa Anne – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2012
While there is consensus regarding the definition of media literacy, classroom-based studies of media literacy education in action are few and research that investigates how teachers implement media literacy in practice are needed, including information about why it is taught, what is taught, and how it is taught. Through a purposefully selected…
Descriptors: Experienced Teachers, Teaching Methods, Media Literacy, Middle School Students
Burke, Quinn – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2012
Using the setting of a writing-workshop to facilitate a deliberate process to learn computer programming, this exploratory study investigates (a) where there is a natural overlap between programming and writing through the storytelling motif, and (b) to what extent existing language arts coursework and pedagogy can be leveraged to introduce this…
Descriptors: Computers, Writing (Composition), Programming, Middle Schools
Dezuanni, Michael Luigi; Miles, Prue – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2011
The 5th World Summit on Media for Children and Youth held in Karlstad, Sweden in June 2010 provided a unique media literacy experience for approximately thirty young people from diverse backgrounds through participation in the Global Youth Media Council. This article focuses on the Summit's aim to give young people a "voice" through…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Foreign Countries, Young Adults, Intercultural Programs
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Domine, Vanessa – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2009
This article explores the literature in the intersecting fields of media, technology and schooling in the United States across the past two centuries. It organizes the research from a social-historical perspective through a fictionalized interview with an archetypal third-generation urban public school teacher. This topography illustrates the…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Educational History, Social History, Media Literacy