Media Literacy: New Agendas in Communication [NOOK Book]

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This volume explores how educators can leverage student proficiency with new literacies for learning in formal and informal educational environments. It also investigates critical literacy practices that can best respond to the proliferation of new media in society. What sorts of media education are needed to deal with the rapid influx of intellectual and communication resources and how are media professionals, educational theorists, and literacy scholars helping youth ...

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Media Literacy: New Agendas in Communication

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Overview

This volume explores how educators can leverage student proficiency with new literacies for learning in formal and informal educational environments. It also investigates critical literacy practices that can best respond to the proliferation of new media in society. What sorts of media education are needed to deal with the rapid influx of intellectual and communication resources and how are media professionals, educational theorists, and literacy scholars helping youth understand the possibilities inherent in such an era?

Offering contribution from scholars on the forefront of media literacy scholarship, this volume provides valuable insights into the issues of literacy and the new forms of digital communication now being utilized in schools. It is required reading for media literacy scholars and students in communication, education, and media.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781135269722
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 4/15/2010
  • Series: New Agendas in Communication Series
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 256
  • File size: 3 MB

Table of Contents

List of Figures vii

List of tables viii

List of Contributors ix

Introduction: New agendas for Media Literacy Kathleen Tyner 1

I Literacy in Action: Media Literacy in Community-Based Setting 9

1 Young People, New Media, and Participatory design: A Study of Cybermohalla from India Sanjay Asthan 11

2 Digital Pathways to Learning Through Collaborative Media Prodution Krishna M. bass Elizabeth A. Bandy 28

Part II Views from the K-12 Classroom: Media Literacy in Formal Education 51

3 Voices from the Trenches: Elementary School Teachers Speak about Implementing Media Literacy Jeff Share 53

4 Thinking Inside the Classroom: Notes from the Field Allison Butler 76

Part III the Next Generation: Media Literacy in Higher Education 99

5 Composing and Reflecting: Integrating Digital Video in Teacher Education David L. Bruce 101

6 "Truthiness" and Trust: News Media Literacy strategies in the Digital Age Jennifer Fleming 124

7 A Safety Net? Using New Technologies to Engage Education Students in Controversial Topics J.Lynn Mcbrien 127

Part IV Beyond the Classroom: Media Literacy in Virtual environments 173

8 Media Literacy 2.0: Unique Characteristics of Video Games Aaron Delwiche 175

9 New Media Literacies By Design: The game School Alice Robison 192

10 Augmented Reality Gaming and Game Design as a New Literacy Practice James M. Mathews Kurt D. Squire 209

Index 233

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