Everyday Media Literacy Book

Everyday Media Literacy


  • Author : Sue Ellen Christian
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2019-09-20
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 278
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351175487

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Everyday Media Literacy Excerpt :

In this graphic guide to media literacy, award-winning educator Sue Ellen Christian offers students an accessible, informed and lively look at how they can consume and create media intentionally and critically. The straight-talking textbook offers timely examples and relevant activities to equip students with the skills and knowledge they need to assess all media, including news and information. Through discussion prompts, writing exercises, key terms, online links and even origami, readers are provided with a framework from which to critically consume and create media in their everyday lives. Chapters examine news literacy, online activism, digital inequality, privacy, social media and identity, global media corporations and beyond, giving readers a nuanced understanding of the key concepts and concerns at the core of media literacy. Concise, creative and curated, this book highlights the cultural, political and economic dynamics of media in our contemporary society, and how consumers can mindfully navigate their daily media use. Everyday Media Literacy is perfect for students (and educators) of media literacy, journalism, education and media effects looking to build their understanding in an engaging way. Instructor slides and quizzes (with answers in bold) for this book are available through the Routledge Instructor Hub.

Media Literacy in Action Book
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Media Literacy in Action


  • Author : Renee Hobbs
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
  • Release Date : 2021
  • Genre: Media literacy
  • Pages : 408
  • ISBN 10 : 9781538115299

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Covering topics including the rise of partisan news, algorithmic personalization and social media, media addiction, media economics, and media's influence on identity, Media Literacy in Action helps students develop the lifelong skills to navigate an increasingly complex media environment.

Technology  Media Literacy  and the Human Subject Book
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Technology Media Literacy and the Human Subject


  • Author : Richard S. Lewis
  • Publisher : Open Book Publishers
  • Release Date : 2021-06-03
  • Genre: Computers
  • Pages : 264
  • ISBN 10 : 9781800641853

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Media literacy is often focused on evaluating the message rather than reflecting on the medium. Bringing together postphenomenology, media ecology, posthumanism, and complexity theory, Richard Lewis’s book offers a method for such a reflection and shows how our everyday media environments constitute us as (post)human subjects: one that is becoming and constitutes through relations – also with our media technologies. An original interdisciplinary effort – including for example the term 'intrasubjective mediation' – and a must-read book for everyone interested in how we become with and through technologies. Prof Mark Coeckelbergh, University of Vienna Technology, Media Literacy, and the Human Subject is a clearly and concisely written book that employs a fruitful transdisciplinary approach. It at once offers an excellent grounding in the literature, whilst simultaneously developing a useful tool for students to reflect deeply and critically upon their own engagement with media. Thoroughly recommended. Alexander Thomas, University of East London What does it mean to be media literate in today’s world? How are we transformed by the many media infrastructures around us? We are immersed in a world mediated by information and communication technologies (ICTs). From hardware like smartphones, smartwatches, and home assistants to software like Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat, our lives have become a complex, interconnected network of relations. Scholarship on media literacy has tended to focus on developing the skills to access, analyze, evaluate, and create media messages without considering or weighing the impact of the technological medium—how it enables and constrains both messages and media users. Additionally, there is often little attention paid to the broader context of interrelations which affect our engagement with media technologies. This book addresses these issues by providing a transdisciplinary method that allows for both practical and t

Practical Media Literacy Book

Practical Media Literacy


  • Author : Nick Pernisco
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date : 2015-07-18
  • Genre: Mass media and youth
  • Pages : 250
  • ISBN 10 : 151189136X

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Media literacy educator Nick Pernisco's new book, Practical Media Literacy: An essential guide to the critical thinking skills for our digital world, is the perfect introduction to media literacy for young adults, teachers, and parents. Pernisco has distilled his years of teaching experience into a practical guide for learning the most crucial skills needed to be a digital citizen in the 21st century. This is a must-read for anyone interested in learning how to interpret the enormous amounts of information we are exposed to everyday, both in traditional media and online. The book includes an introduction to media and media literacy, explaining what media is, how it affects us, and why we should pay close attention to it. The reader is then presented with a framework that can be used to analyze any type of media. Once the basics are thoroughly explained, the bookfocuses on individual types of media and specific methods for analyzing each type. Readers will learn to analyze and think critically about movies, television, music, social media, advertising, news, video games,and more. Each section contains relevant exercises to help readers better understand the impact each type of media has on their lives. These exercises can be completed alone, or may be used as lesson plans in a classroom setting. This 2nd edition builds on the strengths of the previous version. * A stronger focus on the learner. The book explains media literacy from its most basic elements to some sophisticated topics of interest for all ages. This makes the book a perfect textbook for any K-12 classroom. * Expanded information on more types of media. Movies, TV, advertising, photography, social media, music, news, and video games each get their own chapter, each illustrating details about how to analyze each type of media and numerous activities that may be used as lesson plans. This book is perfect as a textbook for a course on media literacy, an introductory course about media, any class that uses

Media Literacy Book

Media Literacy


  • Author : Donaldo Pereira Macedo
  • Publisher : Peter Lang
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 710
  • ISBN 10 : 082048668X

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Digital and Media Literacy Book

Digital and Media Literacy


  • Author : Renee Hobbs
  • Publisher : Corwin Press
  • Release Date : 2011-07-12
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 214
  • ISBN 10 : 9781412981583

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Leading authority on media literacy education shows secondary teachers how to incorporate media literacy into the curriculum, teach 21st-century skills, and select meaningful texts.

Media Literacy and Semiotics Book

Media Literacy and Semiotics


  • Author : E. Gaines
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2010-12-20
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 181
  • ISBN 10 : 9780230115514

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Media Literacy and Semiotics provides helpful tools to help readers think critically about the meaning of the media images they are exposed to on a daily basis. In this comprehensive book, a basic model of semiotic logic is applied to a variety of media studies to promote critical thinking and media literacy. Elliot Gaines systematically analyzes the hidden meanings in mass-mediated products and texts, and shows how basic meaning structures underlie everything from The Daily Show to television documentaries to infotainment.

Media Literacy Education in Action Book

Media Literacy Education in Action


  • Author : Belinha S. De Abreu
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2013-12-17
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 274
  • ISBN 10 : 9781135123710

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Media Literacy Education in Action brings together the field’s leading scholars and advocates to present a snapshot of the theoretical and conceptual development of media literacy education—what has influenced it, current trends, and ideas about its future. Featuring a mix of perspectives, it explores the divergent ways in which media literacy is connected to educational communities and academic areas in both local and global contexts. The volume is structured around seven themes: • Media Literacy: Past and Present • Digital Media and Learning • Global Perspectives • Public Spaces • Civic Activism • Policy and Digital Citizenship • Future Connections Compelling, well-organized, and authoritative, this one-stop resource for understanding more about media literacy education across disciplines, cultures, and divides offers the fresh outlook that is needed at this point in time. Globally, as more and more states and countries call for media literacy education more explicitly in their curriculum guidelines, educators are being required to teach media literacy in both elementary and secondary education contexts.

Middle Schoolers  Meet Media Literacy Book

Middle Schoolers Meet Media Literacy


  • Author : Jim Wasserman
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2019-01-19
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 204
  • ISBN 10 : 9781475842197

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Middle Schoolers Meet Media Literacy Excerpt :

This book is a teaching manual that helps teachers not only explain the concepts of consumer economics and media literacy to middle schoolers but supplies lessons for students to get hands-on experience recognizing, deconstructing, evaluating, and choosing for themselves whether to accept the tangible product or intangible message offered.

Media Literacy Book

Media Literacy


  • Author : W. James Potter
  • Publisher : SAGE Publications, Incorporated
  • Release Date : 2001-02-23
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 440
  • ISBN 10 : 0761923152

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Media Literacy Excerpt :

This updated Second Edition of Media Literacy introduces the fascinating world that operates behind visible media messages. This accessible edition includes updated figures and information about computers and the Internet. Media Literacy helps the reader to establish knowledge structures from which they can consciously filter out negative media effects, while acknowledging the positive instructional and entertainment value of media. The author provides the details necessary to facilitate media literacy, rather than merely surveying why it is needed; integrates theory with practice; includes exercises to help readers improve media literacy; emphasizes examples and exercises that support the key ideas of any media studies; and invites students to think like a psychologist, an economist, an advertiser, a journalist, a media critic, a producer, and a policy maker.

Exploring Critical Digital Literacy Practices Book

Exploring Critical Digital Literacy Practices


  • Author : Jessica Zacher Pandya
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2018-07-16
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 128
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351592789

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In this book, Jessica Zacher Pandya examines the everyday videomaking practices of students in a dual language, under-resourced school in order to explore the ways children interrogate their worlds, the kinds of identities they craft, and the language and literacy learning practices that emerge from digital video production. Focusing on vulnerable populations who are often left out of innovative in- and out-of-school digital media projects—including English language learners, immigrants, and children with special needs—this book offers an expanded understanding of children’s critical digital literacy practices, and shows how videomaking in the regular curriculum affords opportunities for redistributive social justice. Weaving together pedagogical, methodological, social, and political concerns into her examination of a real-world context, Pandya offers a practical and informative analysis of making videos in schools; examines the impact of videomaking on students’ language use and agency; and adds significantly to current theorizations of digital and new literacies.

International Handbook of Media Literacy Education Book

International Handbook of Media Literacy Education


  • Author : Belinha S. De Abreu
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2017-04-21
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 10 : 9781317240051

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At the forefront in its field, this Handbook examines the theoretical, conceptual, pedagogical and methodological development of media literacy education and research around the world. Building on traditional media literacy frameworks in critical analysis, evaluation, and assessment, it incorporates new literacies emerging around connective technologies, mobile platforms, and social networks. A global perspective rather than a Western-centric point of view is explicitly highlighted, with contributors from all continents, to show the empirical research being done at the intersection of media, education, and engagement in daily life. Structured around five themes—Educational Interventions; Safeguarding/Data and Online Privacy; Engagement in Civic Life; Media, Creativity and Production; Digital Media Literacy—the volume as a whole emphasizes the competencies needed to engage in meaningful participation in digital culture.

Media Literacies Book

Media Literacies


  • Author : Michael Hoechsmann
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-01-30
  • Genre: Social Science
  • Pages : 233
  • ISBN 10 : 9781405186117

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Whether we like it or not, communication technologies - ever smaller, more convergent, and more comprehensive - are tightly woven into the cultural fabric of our everyday lives. How did we get here? And what exactly does it mean to be 'literate' in this new media era? "Media Literacies: A Critical Introduction" traces the history of media literacy and grapples with the fresh challenges posed by the convergent media of the twenty-first century. The book explores the history and emergence of media education, contemporary youth and its digitally mediated lives, digital literacy, and critical citizenship. Sidebar commentary written by leading media researchers and educators spotlights specific issues and media phenomena. "Media Literacies" provides students and educators alike with an invaluable theoretical and practical approach to understanding media literacy in the remarkable digital age we find ourselves in.

The Uses of Media Literacy Book

The Uses of Media Literacy


  • Author : Pete Bennett
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2020-03-04
  • Genre: Education
  • Pages : 154
  • ISBN 10 : 9780429575877

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Revisiting Richard Hoggart’s classic work The Uses of Literacy (1957), this book applies Hoggart’s framework to media literacy today, examining media literacy’s various uses, the tensions between them and what this means for people, communities and the contemporary configurations of social class. In The Uses of Literacy (1957), Richard Hoggart wrote about how his working class community, in the North of England, were at once using the new ‘mass literacy’ for self-improvement, education, social mobility and civic engagement and, at the same time, the powerful were seizing the opportunity also to use this expansion in literacy, through the new popular culture, for commercial and political ends. Working in the intersection between education, cultural studies and literacies, the authors write about media literacy as a contested, under-theorised field through Hoggart’s ‘line of sight’ to provide a perspective on media literacy and working class culture today. This reimagining of a classic work, piercingly relevant to studies of class in Britain in 2019, will be of key interest to scholars in Media Studies, as well as interested readers in Communication Studies, Literacy Studies, Cultural Studies, Politics and Sociology.

Paradoxes of Media and Information Literacy Book

Paradoxes of Media and Information Literacy


  • Author : JUTTA. SUNDIN HAIDER (OLOF.)
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release Date : 2022-04-05
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : 208
  • ISBN 10 : 0367756196

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Paradoxes of Media and Information Literacy Excerpt :

This book analyses why media and information literacy is seen as a solution in addressing the information crisis, demonstrating paradoxes built into these literacies and arguing for a need to unpack and understand these contradictions. Suitable for those interested in library and information studies.