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Naiditch, Fernando – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2013
This article describes a classroom project developed in a course on diversity education that required pre-service teachers to use media literacy as a way to cross cultural borders and reach out to an online partner to exchange information and learn about different ways of relating to the world and interpreting cultural phenomena. Students kept a…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, English (Second Language), Electronic Learning, Online Courses
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Rosales, Jennifer Ann – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2013
The Echo Park Film Center, a Los Angeles nonprofit media education organization, teaches underprivileged youth how to comprehend and make media in order to empower them to speak and be heard. Due to the organization's nonmainstream media courses and its connection to its community, the Center is able to create a participatory and socially…
Descriptors: Youth, Journalism Education, After School Programs, Disadvantaged Youth
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Alper, Meryl; Herr-Stephenson, Rebecca – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2013
Transmedia play is a new way to understand how children develop critical media literacy and new media literacies through their interactions with contemporary media that links stories and structures across platforms. This essay highlights five characteristics of transmedia play that make it particularly useful for learning:…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Multimedia Materials, Children, Usability
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Willis, Holly; Anderson, Steve – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2013
Randy Bass, Executive Director of Georgetown's Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship, recently made the provocative claim that we inhabit a "post-course era." Building on the findings of the National Survey of Student Engagement that show that the places in which undergraduate students demonstrate the highest degree of…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Majors (Students), Media Literacy, Higher Education
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Fleming, Laura – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2013
The proliferation of digital and networking technologies enables us to rethink, restructure, and redefine teaching and learning. Transmedia storytelling takes advantage of the rapid convergence of media and allows teachers and learners to participate in rich virtual (and physical) environments that have been shown to foster students' real…
Descriptors: Educational Opportunities, Multimedia Materials, Story Telling, Media Literacy
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Jacobs, Gloria E. – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2012
In this article, the author draws on a semester long freshmen learning community in which multimodal texts were used as primary texts along with traditional texts to support students' academic literacy skills. Analysis shows that a multimodal text created by students contain elements of academic literacies and qualities of multimodal texts. An…
Descriptors: Literacy, College Freshmen, Higher Education, Academic Discourse
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Gibbons, Damiana – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2012
This critical, theoretical paper conceptualizes what determines an ethics for youth media production. Through discussions of media literacy, identity, and multimodality, I attempt to shift the question away from "What are the ethical ways in which youth use media?" toward the question "What are the ethics we have created as media literacy…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Ethics, Literacy, Youth
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DaCosta, Kneia Octavia – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2012
School program evaluation researchers face a set of overlapping questions concerning our roles in the field: For the sake of "the data" and in quest of "the truth," am I a shrewd researcher before all else? For the sake of community-building and establishing respectful, reciprocal relationships with my school partners, am I first a gracious school…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Media Literacy, Occupational Information, School Community Relationship
Peterson, Tina L. – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2012
Many media education researchers have identified the importance of adult media literacy but few have studied it. Such literacy is becoming increasingly important with regard to the growing category of food media--advertisements, television programs, and print media among them. Using two focus groups and guided by Primack and Hobbs' (2009) AA, RR,…
Descriptors: Females, Media Literacy, Printed Materials, Focus Groups
Iaquinto, Stephanie; Keeler, John – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2012
This article addresses several fundamental questions about faith-based media literacy education in the United States, including how the assumptions, motivations, goals, and pedagogy of those Christians who are operating within a media literacy framework come together to create a unique approach to teaching media literacy. After briefly reviewing…
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Media Literacy, Religion, Futures (of Society)
Watt, Diane Patricia – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2012
A decade after the 9/11 attacks, educators concerned with social justice issues are faced with the question of how media representations powerfully constitute the subjectivities of teachers and students. The roles of Muslim women in society are often narrowly construed and projected via media cultures--an unofficial curriculum of the everyday much…
Descriptors: Females, Social Justice, Media Literacy, North Americans
Thevenin, Benjamin – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2012
Despite the efforts made by the media literacy movement in the U.S. to institute media education as a means of addressing social issues, there still exists the potential for a more politically empowering media literacy education. While media literacy scholars and practitioners' avoidance of adopting particular political or social agendas is…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Educational Philosophy, Politics, Social Change
Graber, Diana – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2012
The digital world is full of both possibility and peril, with rules of engagement being hashed out as we go. While schools are still "hesitant to embrace new technologies as a backlash from the significant, and largely ineffectual, investment in classroom computers as an instructional panacea during in the mid-1990's" (Collins and Halverson 2009),…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Media Literacy, Ethics, Sensory Experience
Townsend, Jane S.; Ryan, Patrick A. – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2012
Non-print media of radio, television, and film tell narratives about the image and practice of teachers, but how might these media narratives shape conceptions of teachers as well as teachers' conceptions of themselves? What elements of the media narratives do we incorporate and reject in the narratives that we construct about their professional…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Personal Narratives, Sex Role, Nonprint Media
Hubbard, Glenn T. – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2012
Author uses his experience leading a project-oriented special-topics course as a case study in constructivist teaching methods. Citing relevant literature from the education field, this paper considers why students chosen to work for course credit on a promotional video for a university program considered the project their greatest academic…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Student Projects, College Students, Constructivism (Learning)
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