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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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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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Baleria, Gina – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2019
The purpose of this exploratory qualitative study was to discover how a single, relational intervention in a digital space focused on civil, respectful conversation across difference might influence digital media literacy (DML) among college students, with the goal of increasing college students' sense of belonging and level of curiosity. The…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Sense of Community, Personality Traits, Interpersonal Communication
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Dominguez, Camillo – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2019
Today's media spectacle is shaping societies, cultures, and even our own values and identities at a global scale. Even though media can be used to promote education, democratic self-expression, and social progress, it is often used to perpetuate social injustices, prejudice, and violence. Media texts are exponentially displayed in physical and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Critical Literacy, Media Literacy, Preservice Teacher Education
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French, Seth D.; Campbell, Jacob – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2019
Many competing voices are speaking about the state of American education and how it should be reformed in the best interest of students. Topics such as teachers unions, charter schools, and standardized tests are at the center of many of these discussions. How do we decipher what to believe amid such conflicting perspectives concerning these…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Critical Literacy, Resistance (Psychology), Educational Change
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Cherner, Todd S.; Curry, Kristal – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2019
The call for integrating media literacy into public education is not new. However, with the rise of "fake news" and sensationalism along with technology's ever-growing role in society, media literacy offers teachers and students a set of skills to analyze, critique, and respond to the information that appears before them in the digital…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, Media Literacy, Critical Literacy
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Tenorio de Azevedo, Maria Rosalia – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2019
This case study reveals how a faith-based initiative offering structured teacher training in media literacy. The program is centered in Catholic Social Teaching, encouraging the use of critical media literacy in the classroom to aid the learning of social justice issues. The critical literacy of Paulo Freire serves as theoretical framework to help…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Social Justice, Critical Literacy, Teacher Education Programs
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Bergstrom, Andrea M.; Flynn, Mark; Craig, Clay – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2018
While many studies have addressed the impact of media literacy interventions on knowledge of specific topic areas, fewer have explored improvements in media literacy skills as outcome measures. This study analyzed the impact of a media literacy intervention on participants' critical thinking skills and understanding of media literacy principles by…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, College Instruction, Critical Literacy, Intervention
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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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Gerodimos, Roman – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2018
Young people's engagement with urban public space has been facing a number of obstacles that reflect a lack of understanding of their needs, values and priorities. The emergence of digital devices and social media as integral elements of youth culture adds further urgency to the need to understand how young people themselves visually articulate…
Descriptors: Reflection, Photography, Undergraduate Students, Foreign Countries
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Finucane, Margaret O.; Seiter, Linda M.; Gehlert, Nathan – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2018
Digital media play an increasingly dominant role in reinforcing and challenging power inequality in social and institutional relationships. This paper describes how a service-learning component engaged students in community-based interactions that not only deepened their understanding of course content but also increased their commitment to…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Power Structure
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Bergan, Daniel; Lee, Heysung – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2018
Increased fear and threat toward terrorism in the current American society is largely due to vivid news coverages, as explained by cultivation theory and mean world syndrome. Media literacy has potential to reduce this perception of fear and threat, such as people high on media literacy will be less likely to be affected by terror news. We focus…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Terrorism, News Reporting, Undergraduate Students
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Corbin, Bethany D.; Colditz, Jason B.; Sidani, Jaime E.; Klatt, Patricia M.; Schaffer, Ted; Primack, Brian A. – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2018
Media literacy may help medical trainees optimize evidence-based decision-making. Many prescriptions written are not evidence-based, resulting in unnecessary morbidity and mortality. In this study, we aimed to assess feasibility, acceptability, and initial efficacy of a media literacy prescribing program. We recruited 30 medical students, 70% of…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Medical Education, Medical Students, Evidence Based Practice
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