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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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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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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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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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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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Van Audenhove, Leo; Mariën, Ilse; Vanwynsberghe, Hadewijch – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2018
Media literacy has gained in importance in policy discussions on media, digital media and the Internet in many countries. How do these policies develop and what can be learned? This case study explores the factors contributing to the successful formulation and implementation of media literacy in Flanders-Belgium. By examining the trajectory of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Media Literacy, Public Policy, Case Studies
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Begoray, Deborah; Brown, Alexis – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2018
In this paper, we examine how Indigenous and non-Indigenous adolescents identify media influences as health/wellness related. We conducted research over a six-week period in two alternative high school settings: a culture-based Indigenous education program at one school and an arts-based program at another school, both in the same small, Western…
Descriptors: Cartoons, Novels, Teaching Methods, Adolescents
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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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Venticinque, Danilo; Whitworth, Andrew – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2018
This article discusses the outcomes of research into the media literacy aspects of ENEM ("Exame Nacional do Ensino Médio"), Brazil's unified university entrance exam, which contains a significant number of exam questions based on excerpts from newspaper articles, online news and other media sources. Through content analysis, these…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Entrance Examinations, Media Literacy, Test Content
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Murrock, Erin; Amulya, Joy; Druckman, Mehri; Liubyva, Tetiana – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2018
From 2015-2016, IREX implemented a media literacy training program called Learn to Discern (L2D) that trained Ukrainian citizens to critically assess news media messages and identify misinformation. In 2017, IREX conducted a quasi-experimental impact evaluation in a stratified random sample of L2D participants and a control group (n=412) matched…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Propaganda, News Media, Media Literacy
Simons, Mathea; Meeus, Will; T'Sas, Jan – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2017
Effective media education requires that teachers have sufficient media literacy competencies as well as the competencies to promote media literacy in students. This article describes the development of a questionnaire to measure these competencies individually or as a team. The questionnaire was developed in five stages. A systematic and critical…
Descriptors: Questionnaires, Media Literacy, Journalism Education, Teacher Competencies
Rasi, Paivi; Ruokamo, Heli; Maasiita, Mari – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2017
Internationalization presents both opportunities and challenges for higher education policies and curricula, as well as for teaching and learning methods. This article describes and discusses ongoing exploration and development of the planned curriculum of the MA in Media Education at the Faculty of Education at the University of Lapland, Finland,…
Descriptors: Journalism Education, Masters Programs, Culturally Relevant Education, Interdisciplinary Approach
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Schilder, Evelien; Lockee, Barbara; Saxon, D. Patrick – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2016
In the media literacy literature, the challenges associated with assessment have, to a great extent, been ignored. The purpose of this mixed methods study was therefore to explore the views of media literacy scholars and professionals on assessment challenges through qualitative interviews (n = 10) with the intent of using this information to…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Mixed Methods Research, Literacy
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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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Friedman, Arielle – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2016
The study examines two years of an educational program for children aged three to four, based on the use of digital cameras. It assesses the program's effects on the children and adults involved in the project, and explores how they help the youngsters acquire visual literacy. Operating under the assumption that formal curricula usually…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Photography, Visual Literacy, Program Descriptions
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