Student Journalism & Media Literacy

Author: Homer L. Hall,Megan Fromm, Ph.D.,Aaron Manfull

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1477781331

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 450

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This comprehensive resource covers everything student journalists need to know in a rapidly changing media landscape. Approachable and non-intimidating, this book features important concepts and examples from current school publications from around the country. Foremost, it teaches skills such as the fundamentals of good writing and the basics of newspaper layout and design. Also addressed, however, are topics that journalists are only now facing such as the responsibilities of citizen journalists, managing a news website, and digital security for reporters in the electronic age. This textbook is on the cutting edge in teaching students how to navigate this evolving field. EBOOK PRICE LISTED IS FOR SINGLE USE ONLY. CONTACT US FOR A PRICE QUOTE FOR MULTI-USE ACCESS.
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Media Literacy for Citizenship

A Canadian Perspective

Author: Kirsten Kozolanka,Paul Orlowski

Publisher: Canadian Scholars’ Press

ISBN: 1773380796

Category: Social Science

Page: 268

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Offering a critical perspective, Media Literacy for Citizenship emphasizes the ability to analyze media messages as a fundamental component of engaged citizenship. The ten chapters of this text are divided into two sections: the first six chapters explore the landscape of the media today, and each of the final four chapters examines how the media presents specific issues, all of which are of vital importance to civil society. Each chapter forms a mini-lesson and encompasses three core elements: an essay on a subject area important to critical media literacy; a list of case examples that can be used for assignments; and a list of key terms common to all chapters and cases. The diverse topics of study and the rich pedagogy make this book a perfect resource for courses in communications, journalism, media studies, and education.
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A NewsHound’s Guide to Student Journalism

Author: Katina Paron,Javier Guelfi

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 1476634408

Category: Young Adult Nonfiction

Page: 206

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 Covering the basics of media arts values and practice, this graphic textbook offers cub reporters a primer on the drama, adventure and ethical conundrums that make journalism rewarding and fun. Using ripped-from-the-headlines examples, the authors challenge students to engage with the big issues. The stories revolve around a diverse newspaper staff at an urban high school who find themselves in a series of teachable moments. Packed with reporting exercises and fundamentals of the craft, woven into engaging narratives, each comic also gives readers a look at the real-life event that inspired the tale.
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Close Reading the Media

Literacy Lessons and Activities for Every Month of the School Year

Author: Frank Baker

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1315443023

Category: Education

Page: 154

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Teach middle school students to become savvy consumers of the TV, print, and online media bombarding them every day. In this timely book copublished by Routledge and MiddleWeb, media literacy expert Frank W. Baker offers thematic lessons for every month of the school year, so you can engage students in learning by having them analyze the real world around them. Students will learn to think critically about photos, advertisements, and other media and consider the intended purposes and messages. Topics include: Helping students detect fake news; Unraveling the messages in TV advertising; Looking at truth vs propaganda in political ads and debates; Revealing how big media influences the news we read; Understanding how pictures changed America during the Civil Rights Movement; Exploring the language of film and the symbols of costume design; Thinking about how media appeals to our emotions; Examining branding, product placement, and the role of celebrity; Reading and interpreting iconic news images; And much, much more! In addition, the book’s lesson plans contain connections to key standards and step-by-step activities you can use immediately. With this practical book, you’ll have all the tools and ideas you need to help today’s students successfully navigate their media-filled world.
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Media Literacy

Author: W. James Potter

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 141295875X

Category: Social Science

Page: 424

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"Media Literacy is a captivating, engaging, reader-friendly textbook essential for introductory Media Studies courses in communication, sociology, film studies, and English." -SirReadaLot.org In this media-saturated world, it is critical to approach media influences using critical thought and active participation. Media Literacy, Fourth Edition uses an engaging and conversational style to help students gain the skills needed to navigate the rocky terrain of mass messages - which are designed to inform them, to entertain them, and to sell them. This captivating book offers a plan of action for gaining a clearer perspective on the borders between the real world and the simulated media world, helping readers become responsible media consumers.
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International Handbook of Media Literacy Education

Author: Belinha S. De Abreu,Paul Mihailidis,Alice Y.L. Lee,Jad Melki,Julian McDougall

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1317240057

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 430

View: 1880

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.
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Everything You Need to Know About Fake News and Propaganda

Author: Carol Hand

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 1508176647

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

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These days it's hard to know what to believe. Is the news on television and the internet real or fake? How can you tell? This comprehensive guide helps readers sift through the many types of information out there. It gives guidelines for deciding which sources can be believed. Using a wealth of examples from recent news, politics, and science, it teaches readers how to distinguish fact from fiction and truth from lies. It gives suggestions on how to function in a "posttruth" world.
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Digital and Media Literacy

Connecting Culture and Classroom

Author: Renee Hobbs

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 1412981581

Category: Education

Page: 214

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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.
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News Literacy

Global Perspectives for the Newsroom and the Classroom

Author: Paul Mihailidis

Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated

ISBN: 9781433115639

Category: Education

Page: 211

View: 5834

News Literacygathers leading scholars, educators, and media makers to explore new approaches to thinking about, examining, and evaluating news media and civic engagement around these fundamental questions: What are the most pressing issues in news, media, and culture in a converged, digital, and global media age? What are the best educational practices to foster media literate understanding, engagement, and expression across borders, across cultures, and across divides? The book will prepare future media practitioners (and citizens) to embrace new media environments that can simultaneously empower their craft and their civic voice. This means teaching not only about the various ways new technologies are used and to what end, but also how these tools can enable better engagement with audiences, more dialog with communities, and a more nuanced understanding of how information is processed through new media platforms. Such an approach can empower a more active, collaborative, and empowered information landscape for the digital age.
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High School Journalism

Author: Homer L. Hall,Logan H. Aimone

Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc

ISBN: 9781404218314

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 352

View: 9339

Includes a brief history of American journalism and discusses the duties of a journalist, styles of writing, the parts of a newspaper, newspaper and yearbook design, photography, and careers in journalism.
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Tap, Click, Read

Growing Readers in a World of Screens

Author: Lisa Guernsey,Michael H. Levine

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119091756

Category: Education

Page: 304

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A guide to promoting literacy in the digital age With young children gaining access to a dizzying array of games, videos, and other digital media, will they ever learn to read? The answer is yes—if they are surrounded by adults who know how to help and if they are introduced to media designed to promote literacy, instead of undermining it. Tap, Click, Read gives educators and parents the tools and information they need to help children grow into strong, passionate readers who are skilled at using media and technology of all kinds—print, digital, and everything in between. In Tap, Click, Read authors Lisa Guernsey and Michael H. Levine envision a future that is human-centered first and tech-assisted second. They document how educators and parents can lead a new path to a place they call 'Readialand'—a literacy-rich world that marries reading and digital media to bring knowledge, skills, and critical thinking to all of our children. This approach is driven by the urgent need for low-income children and parents to have access to the same 21st-century literacy opportunities already at the fingertips of today's affluent families.With stories from homes, classrooms and cutting edge tech labs, plus accessible translation of new research and compelling videos, Guernsey and Levine help educators, parents, and America's leaders tackle the questions that arise as digital media plays a larger and larger role in children's lives, starting in their very first years of life. Tap, Click, Read includes an analysis of the exploding app marketplace and provides useful information on new review sites and valuable curation tools. It shows what to avoid and what to demand in today's apps and e-books—as well as what to seek in community preschools, elementary schools and libraries. Peppered with the latest research from fields as diverse as neuroscience and behavioral economics and richly documented examples of best practices from schools and early childhood programs around the country, Tap, Click, Read will show you how to: Promote the adult-child interactions that help kids grow into strong readers Learn how to use digital media to build a foundation for reading and success Discover new tools that open up avenues for creativity, critical thinking, and knowledge-building that today's children need The book's accompanying website, TapClickRead.org, keeps you updated on new research and provides vital resources to help parents, schools and community organizations.
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Media Literacy

Keys to Interpreting Media Messages

Author: Art Silverblatt,Andrew Smith,Donald Miller,Julie Smith,Nikole Brown

Publisher: Praeger Pub Text

ISBN: 9781440831157

Category: Social Science

Page: 548

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Media is everywhere but is often a poor source of information. Covering print, photography, film, radio, television, and new media, this textbook instructs readers on how to take a critical approach to media and interpret the information overload that is disseminated via mass communication. This fourth edition supplies a critical and qualitative approach to media literacy analysis. Now updated with conceptual changes, current examples, updated references, and coverage of new developments in media, particularly in digital, interactive forms, this book addresses all forms of information disseminated via mass communication. Organized into three sections, the book first presents a theoretical framework for the critical analysis of media text that covers the definition of media literacy as well as fundamental principles and concepts. Part two focuses on the application of this methodological framework to the analysis of advertising, journalism, American political communications, and interactive media. Part three considers specific mass media issues, such as violence in the media, media and children, and global communications, and discusses outcomes of having a media-literate population. The book: Supplies clear explanation of media literacy theory and guidance on interpreting modern mass media from leading scholars ; Represents a highly effective tool for achieving a key aspect of media literacy, enabling students to decipher information and independently reach opinions and positions without relying on the pervasive influence of the media ; And provides critical examination of controversial, current topics such as violence in the media and the intersections of media and social change. -- From publisher's website.
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Journalism Next

A Practical Guide to Digital Reporting and Publishing

Author: Mark Briggs

Publisher: CQ Press

ISBN: 1506311032

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 368

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The Third Edition of Journalism Next: A Practical Guide to Digital Reporting and Publishing is the most informed, practical, and succinct guide to digital technology for journalists. Author Mark Briggs’ forward-thinking techniques and accessible style prepares today’s journalists for tomorrow’s media landscape transformations. Readers will learn how to effectively blog, crowdsource, use mobile technology, mine databases, and expertly capture audio and video to report with immediacy, cultivate community, and convey compelling stories. Briggs helps readers quickly improve their digital literacy by presenting the basics and building on them to progress towards more specialized skills within multimedia. Readers will become equipped to better manage online communities and build an online audience. Journalism Next is a quick yet valuable read that provides a detailed roadmap for journalists to reference time and time again.
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Master the Media

How Teaching Media Literacy Can Save Our Plugged-In World

Author: Julie Smith

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780986155444

Category:

Page: 180

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Can teaching media literacy really change the world? Researchers predict that, in 2015, the average American will spend more than fifteen hours every day listening, reading, clicking, and viewing media. Without question, television, films, radio, and music, the Internet, social media, news programs, and books and magazines are part of our daily lives. And while some claim that all of this media consumption is detrimental to society, the truth is it doesn't have to be. Times have changed. Technology connects us today in new and exciting ways. We have more choices and more control than ever, regarding what and when we will watch, listen to, and read. And, as Julie Smith explains in Master the Media: How Teaching Media Literacy Can Save Our Plugged-in World, with that control comes a heightened level of responsibility to think critically about the content we consume. Written to help teachers and parents educate the next generation, Master the Media explains the history, purpose, and messages behind the media. The point isn't to get kids to unplug; it's to help them make informed choices, understand the difference between truth and lies, and discern perception from reality. Critical thinking leads to smarter decisions-and it's why media literacy can save the world.
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Introduction to Information Literacy for Students

Author: Michael C. Alewine,Mark Canada

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1119054699

Category: Social Science

Page: 256

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Introduction to Information Literacy for Students presents a concise, practical guide to navigating information in the digital age. Features a unique step-by-step method that can be applied to any research project Includes research insights from professionals, along with review exercises, insiders' tips and tools, search screen images utilized by students, and more Encourages active inquiry-based learning through the inclusion of various study questions and exercises Provides students with effective research strategies to serve them through their academic years and professional careers Ensures accessibility and a strong instructional approach due to authorship by a librarian and award-winning English professor
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Junior High Journalism

Author: Homer L. Hall,Logan Aimone

Publisher: Rosen Publishing Group

ISBN: 9781404281868

Category: Education

Page: 325

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Designed to familiarize the student with journalistic writing, the text provides information on style, layout, copyreading, and proofreading.
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Create to Learn

Introduction to Digital Literacy

Author: Renee Hobbs

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118968360

Category: Social Science

Page: 296

View: 2022

Want to learn something well? Make media to advance knowledge and gain new ideas. You don’t have to be a communication professional to create to learn. Today, with free and low-cost digital tools, everyone can compose videos, blogs and websites, remixes, podcasts, screencasts, infographics, animation, remixes and more. By creating to learn, people internalize ideas and express information creatively in ways that may inspire others. Create to Learn is a ground-breaking book that helps learners create multimedia texts as they develop both critical thinking and communication skills. Written by Renee Hobbs, one of the foremost experts in media literacy, this book introduces a wide range of conceptual principles at the heart of multimedia composition and digital pedagogy. Its approach is useful for anyone who sees the profound educational value of creating multimedia projects in an increasingly digital and connected world. Students will become skilled multimedia communicators by learning how to gather information, generate ideas, and develop media projects using contemporary digital tools and platforms. Illustrative examples from a variety of student-produced multimedia projects along with helpful online materials offer support and boost confidence. Create to Learn will help anyone make informed and strategic communication decisions as they create media for any academic, personal or professional project.
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Introduction to Mass Communication

Media Literacy and Culture

Author: Stanley J. Baran

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages

ISBN: 9780073209418

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 523

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Encourages students to take more active roles as media consumers and gives them an understanding of the role that the media play in both shaping and reflecting culture.
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News Literacy: The Keys to Combating Fake News

Author: Michelle Luhtala,Jacquelyn Whiting

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 1440861536

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 140

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At a time when misinformation in the media is abundant, this book explains the difficulty in nurturing students to become critical researchers and offers practical lessons that empower students to excavate information that will help them learn. • Provides easily replicated and adaptable standards-based lessons • Observes a classroom-tested research model applicable to grade levels 7–12 • Constructs a usable framework for collaboration with colleagues • Gives educators tools to advocate for the necessity of a vibrant, inquiry-based library media program
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