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Fedorov, Alexander – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2015
In this paper we analyze a historical form of media literacy education that is still insufficiently discussed in English language literature: Russian cineclubs. We focus on one particular cineclub that was created by a Soviet educator Oleg Baranov in the 1950s. We describe this cineclub's context and structure, and discuss its popularity among…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Clubs, Program Descriptions, Program Design
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Beach, Crystal L. – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2015
Today's classrooms often have a plethora of new ways of reading and writing entering the room, but too often these new ways of "doing" are disregarded and checked at the door. For this reason, one educator shares her journey through the mediated intersections of media, culture, and education. In this piece, she explores how literacy…
Descriptors: English Teachers, Literacy, Teaching Experience, Educational Change
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Cakmak, Ebubekir; Tuzel, Sait – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2015
Media literacy has been widely debated in Turkey since the early 2000s and has been in the curriculum of the secondary schools as an optional subject for nearly a decade. During this time period, about four million students have received media literacy education. The multidisciplinary structure of media literacy has contributed to the interest of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Media Literacy, Curriculum Development, Government Role
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Chung, Mun-Young; Kim, Hyang-Sook – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2015
Despite potential benefits of podcasts for college education, little research has examined students' psychological drives for using podcasts. To explore the relationship between the use of podcasts and college students' appreciation of them, this study investigated students' motivations, attitudes and behaviors with regard to podcasts use…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Motivation, Handheld Devices, Audio Equipment
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Phelps-Tschang, Jane S.; Miller, Elizabeth; Rice, Kristen; Primack, Brian A. – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2015
Facilitator-led smoking media literacy (SML) programs have improved media literacy and reduced intention to smoke. However, these programs face limitations including high costs and barriers to standardization. We examined the efficacy of a Web-based media literacy program in improving smoking media literacy skills among adolescents. Sixty-six 9th…
Descriptors: Web Based Instruction, Media Literacy, Smoking, Substance Abuse
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Vraga, Emily; Tully, Melissa; Kotcher, John E.; Smithson, Anne-Bennett; Broeckelman-Post, Melissa – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2015
Measuring news media literacy is important in order for it to thrive in a variety of educational and civic contexts. This research builds on existing measures of news media literacy and two new scales are presented that measure self-perceived media literacy (SPML) and perceptions of the value of media literacy (VML). Research with a larger sample…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Mass Media Effects, Measurement Techniques, Undergraduate Students
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Moody-Ramirez, Mia; Scott, Lakia M. – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2015
Using a feminist lens and a constructivist approach as the theoretical framework, we used rap lyrics and videos to help college students explore mass media's representation of the "independent" Black woman and the concept of "independence" in general. Students must be able to formulate their own concept of independence to…
Descriptors: Music, Popular Culture, Urban Culture, Poetry
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Fleming, Jennifer – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2015
An analytic matrix comprised of multiple media literacy teaching and learning principles is conceptualized to examine a model of news literacy developed by journalism educators at Stony Brook University. The multidimensional analysis indicates that news literacy instructors focus on teaching students how to question and assess the veracity of news…
Descriptors: Curriculum Research, Media Literacy, Journalism Education, Multiple Literacies
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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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Friesem, Elizaveta – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2014
Media literacy educators talk about the importance of developing essential social skills, such as collaboration, by using video production in the classroom. Video production with disadvantaged youth can also play a role of art therapy, as students use their creativity to come to terms with traumatizing pasts. This paper offers an account of a…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Conflict, Interpersonal Competence, Creativity
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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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Literat, Ioana – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2014
This study assesses the psychometric properties of a newly tested self-report assessment tool for media literacy, based on the twelve new media literacy skills (NMLs) developed by Jenkins et al. (2006). The sample (N = 327) consisted of normal volunteers who completed a comprehensive online survey that measured their NML skills, media exposure,…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Measurement, Measurement Techniques, Evaluation Methods
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Hobbs, Renee; Moore, David Cooper – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2014
The youth media movement, which now has a place in countless venues, communities, and scholarly discourses, reflects an evolution of practices pioneered in the 1950s and 1960s as amateur filmmaking increasingly became a reality in American families and schools. In this paper, we examine the films of Robert J. Clark, Jr. as a representative early…
Descriptors: Youth Programs, Youth Opportunities, Mass Media, Film Study
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Bordac, Sarah Evelyn – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2014
Why is it important for us to consider the history of media literacy? Beyond forging connections of the past to the present, exploring the history of the field can deepen intellectual curiosity and understanding for those who work in media literacy education, ignite interest in others, and drive investigation into understanding the relationships…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Educational History, Intellectual History, Teaching Methods
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Levitt, Alan; Denniston, Bob – Journal of Media Literacy Education, 2014
This article describes and reflects upon efforts to generate greater support for media literacy and critical thinking within the strategies and programs of the Federal government in the early 1990s to about 2005 primarily among agencies with an interest in youth substance abuse prevention. Beginning with their personal reflections on discovering…
Descriptors: Media Literacy, Substance Abuse, Prevention, Public Agencies
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