Two years ago, the most powerful earthquake ever to have hit Japan occurred off the coast of Tohoku. Nearly a half million buildings fully or partially collapsed; widespread power outages and nuclear accidents occurred; and tens of thousands of people were injured and killed. Less than five percent of the damage was caused by the [...]
The articles, essays, and reviews that comprise this issue of the JMLE feature classroom teachers, adolescent youth, college students, and researchers as they work to bring the process and goal of media literacy education into one focal point. More than a century ago, educational philosopher John Dewey asserted in My Pedagogical Creed his belief that “education must be conceived as [...]
Volume 4, Issue 2 of the JMLE features three topographical characteristics of the MLE landscape: enjoyment, engagement and empowerment. These bold threads interweave this eclectic pattern of Research Articles, Voices from the Field essays, and Professional Resource Reviews comprising this issue.
Last week 12 theater-goers were senselessly shot and killed and 58 others injured during a midnight premier of a popular Hollywood film in Aurora, Colorado. President Obama and leaders from across the world reached out with condolences to the victim’s families and a community and a nation once again stricken with grief and sadness. Those [...]
JMLE 4(2) interweaves an eclectic pattern of Research Articles, Voices from the Field essays, and Professional Resource Reviews. NAMLE 1st Vice President and new co-editor, Vanessa Domine, highlights three topographical features of the MLE landscape for this issue: enjoyment, engagement and empowerment. Changes to the JMLE include a new Editorial Team and a forthcoming discussion blog. Interested in [...]
Now Available: Journal of Media Literacy Education: Volume 4 Issue 1. This special issue features program highlights from the NAMLE 2011 Conference held July 22-25th in Philadelphia, PA. The conference theme was “Global Visions, Local Connections: Voices in Media Literacy Education” and the research articles, Voices from the Field, and professional resource reviews stay true to that [...]