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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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Gretter, Sarah; Yadav, Aman – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2018
Despite the numerous benefits of media & information literacy for students in today's digital society, the lack of teacher preparation in teaching media and information literacy skills suggests a gap between the societal rationale for students becoming media literate and the sustainable preparation of teachers. The purpose of this exploratory…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Media Literacy, Behavior Theories
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Feraria, Paulette J. – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2018
This paper explores radio play as an alternative space for learning language and literacy for Jamaican students labeled as 'at-risk' learners. Through the creation of a make-believe radio station in the classroom, students developed oral language skills as a necessary precursor for social literacy. They connected reading and writing activities and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, At Risk Students, Radio, Secondary School Students
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Bhatia, Kiran Vinod – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2018
Articulation of religious guidelines in the political milieu never takes place in a disembodied form; rather politically inscribed religious discourses are embedded within and conveyed through specific institutional channels, including media organizations and education institutions. My experiences of working as a media educator in villages in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Religion, Elementary School Students, Knowledge Level
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Powell, Rachel M.; Gross, Tyra – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2018
The prevalence of obese children has tripled during the past three decades. While lack of physical activity and unhealthy eating have been the primary focus of public health efforts, media has a significant influence on food choices and food consumption. The purpose of this exploratory study was to examine if a media literacy intervention would…
Descriptors: Young Children, Parents, Child Health, Food
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Festa, Karen – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2017
A special education co-teacher in an integrated elementary classroom describes key aspects of media literacy pedagogy for all students, including opportunities for critical analysis and creative media production. After elementary school students learned about author's craft, purpose, theme/message, three types of writing, and target audience, they…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Elementary School Students, Advertising, Video Technology
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Carioli, Stefania; Peru, Andrea – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2016
Despite its unquestionable interest from a theoretical and practical point of view, so far there has been little research on online reading and there is a lack of attention paid to this topic in most European educational institutions. In particular, primary and secondary school teachers are not adequately trained on how and when to intervene to…
Descriptors: Reading, Reading Instruction, Reading Comprehension, Foreign Countries
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Bowden, William R. – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2015
Summer programs that experiment with combining media literacy and social-emotional learning can potentially affect students' academic performance. Based on a six-week program, working with rising eighth grade students in a low-income school district, this program allowed students to work on media projects while trying to develop stronger…
Descriptors: Social Development, Emotional Development, Media Literacy, Metacognition
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Sekarasih, Laras; Walsh, Kimberly R.; Scharrer, Erica – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2015
This study investigated the following research question: How do sixth-graders respond to a media literacy lesson that was designed to, among other goals, introduce the concept of the presence of commercial interest in media production, particularly regarding the prevalence of media violence? Forty-seven responses were analyzed thematically using…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Violence, Mass Media Effects, Media Literacy
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Krause, Margaret B. – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2015
Given the dynamic nature of our society, literacy conceptualizations are constantly being redefined. While print literacy continues to be the primary literacy within elementary classroom, the growing nature of technological capabilities, social networking, and multimodal affordances require educators to delve into explorations of how children can…
Descriptors: Elementary Education, Multimedia Instruction, Multimedia Materials, Journal Writing
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Felini, Damiano – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2014
The dissemination of good practices in MLE requires a more rigorous definition of their characteristics, including criteria and indicators to measure their quality. This article -- after reflecting on the meaning and function of identifying good MLE practices -- presents a systematic framework of 35 indicators for good MLE activities in Italian…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Educational Quality, Elementary School Teachers, Elementary School Curriculum
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Scull, Tracy Marie; Malik, Christina V.; Kupersmidt, Janis Beth – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2014
As states are moving toward comprehensive sexual health education, educators require engaging and effective curricula. This pre-post study (N = 64) examined the feasibility of a comprehensive, media literacy education program for influencing adolescents' sexual health and media literacy outcomes. After the program, participants were more likely to…
Descriptors: Sex Education, Health Promotion, Adolescents, Health Behavior
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Moore, David Cooper – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2013
For three years, a flagship university-school partnership program developed a multifaceted approach to integrate news and current events into in-school and after-school instruction in K-6 schools. Three case studies detailing the program's impact on an undergraduate novice instructor, an in-school technology mentor, and an experienced classroom…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Teaching Methods, Media Literacy, Reflection
Scull, Tracy Marie; Kupersmidt, Janis Beth – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2011
The present study examined the efficacy of a media literacy education, substance abuse prevention training workshop for late elementary school teachers. Analyses revealed that the randomly assigned intervention (n = 18) and control (n = 23) teachers were similar in demographic characteristics and pre-training beliefs and knowledge. Teachers who…
Descriptors: Workshops, Media Literacy, Literacy Education, Substance Abuse
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Scharrer, Erica – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2009
A 5-session curricular unit on the topic of face-to-face conflict mediation and on-screen media violence was administered to 85 sixth graders. Repeated measures analyses were employed to study the 57 students for whom matched questionnaires were available. Results show students became more likely to choose a non-aggressive approach to two of three…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Conflict, Violence, Teaching Methods
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