Intersections: Teaching and Learning Across Media Disruption is a watchword for the time we live in: competing social networking platforms, ever-shifting working styles, and novel job descriptions displacing the old, manifold curricular and performance demands. With all these possibilities vying for our buy-in, it has become vital to seek out commonalities among these trends, to […]
Tag: "Media Literacy Education"
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 earthquake, […]
Media Literacy Education from Kindergarten to College: A Comparison of How Media Literacy Is Addressed across the Educational System (JMLE 5:1)
This study of media literacy education at all levels of the educational system considered faculty perceptions of student media literacy competencies, the extent to which media literacy is addressed in class, and the extent to which faculty members consider media literacy education to be important. Data suggest that despite the research and policy focus on […]
Mediactive by Dan Gillmor. (2010). Creative Commons Attribution: California. (http://mediactive.com/), reviewed by Monica Chahal, Department of Secondary Education, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. [View PDF] While reading Dan Gillmor’s Mediactive, I explored it from various viewpoints. As a teacher of middle school and high school students, I wondered, “How could this book aid me in […]
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 […]
International Perspectives on Youth Media: Cultures of Production and Education, Edited by JoEllen Fishekeller (2011). New York: Peter Lang. Reviewed by Marketa Zezulkova, Centre for Excellence in Media Practice, Media School at Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, England, UK. [download PDF] Media production is an essential part of media literacy, which is reflected in increasing youth media production, […]