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Now Available: Journal of Media Literacy Education: Volume 4 Issue 1

Now Available: Journal of Media Literacy Education: Volume 4 Issue 1 | Educommunication | Scoop.it

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 theme. From food, faith to news media literacy ...

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Mapping Media Literacy Practices and Actions in EU28 - just published

Mapping Media Literacy Practices and Actions in EU28 - just published | Educommunication | Scoop.it
"So what is Europe doing to encourage our media literacy? What measures are being taken at national and European levels to improve our critical appreciation and understanding of the mass media? The European Audiovisual Observatory, part of the Council of Europe in Strasbourg, has just published a brand new study - Mapping of media literary practices and actions in EU - 28 - free to download by clicking on the button above. This study has been financed by the European Commission with the goal of analysing the various media literacy initiatives on a national or regional level in order to provide an overview of what is currently being undertaken. This is the first major mapping exercise to survey the field in Europe."
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Fake news, la complexité de la désinformation 

Fake news, la complexité de la désinformation  | Educommunication | Scoop.it

"Pour comprendre le système actuel de l’information, nous devons considérer trois éléments : Les différents types de contenus créés et partagés Les motivations des personnes à l’origine de ces contenus Les modes de diffusion de ces contenus"

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L'histoire vraie des fausses nouvelles

L'histoire vraie des fausses nouvelles | Educommunication | Scoop.it
Les "faits alternatifs" ne débutent pas avec Donald Trump et internet. Retour sur la longue histoire de la désinformation , avec le directeur des bibliothèque de Havard, Robert Darnton.
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New Website for Educators to Amplify Youth Voice, Civic Engagement, and Media Literacy in a Digital World

KQED Learning serves educators with free and open digital content and tools focused on amplifying youth voice, making media, civic engagement, and real-world media literacy. KQED Learning is a “go-to” resource for professional learning programs, cutting edge media-making and creativity tools, and standards-aligned activities and content that encourage critical media consumption, thoughtful responses and perspectives, and inquiry- and project-based learning that crosses the curriculum.
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Classement mondial de la liberté de la presse 2017 | Reporters sans frontières

Classement mondial de la liberté de la presse 2017 | Reporters sans frontières | Educommunication | Scoop.it
Reporters sans frontières (RSF) dévoile l’édition 2017 du Classement mondial de la liberté de la presse.
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How Western civilisation could collapse

How Western civilisation could collapse | Educommunication | Scoop.it
The political economist Benjamin Friedman once compared modern Western society to a stable bicycle whose wheels are kept spinning by economic growth. Should that forward-propelling motion slow or cease, the pillars that define our society – democracy, individual liberties, social tolerance and more – would begin to teeter. Our world would become an increasingly ugly place, one defined by a scramble over limited resources and a rejection of anyone outside of our immediate group. Should we find no way to get the wheels back in motion, we’d eventually face total societal collapse.
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How to use Facebook Live for journalism and improve user engagement: Lessons from Spanish-language media

How to use Facebook Live for journalism and improve user engagement: Lessons from Spanish-language media | Educommunication | Scoop.it

"When ranchera singer Pedro Infante died in April 1957, then-nascent Mexican television broadcast his funeral live, with black-and-white images showing a crowd following his funeral procession through the streets of Mexico City. It became a historical television broadcast in that country. Decades later, the mourning for the death of another Mexican popular idol – singer-songwriter Juan Gabriel – was broadcast live last year, although the scope of the images multiplied and transcended borders thanks to many media that broadcast it by Facebook Live. Facebook's live streaming platform emerged in 2015, but was opened to the public in January 2016. News media did not delay getting on board."

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eHealth literacy and Web 2.0 health information seeking behaviors among baby boomers and older adults

BACKGROUND:
Baby boomers and older adults, a subset of the population at high risk for chronic disease, social isolation, and poor health outcomes, are increasingly utilizing the Internet and social media (Web 2.0) to locate and evaluate health information. However, among these older populations, little is known about what factors influence their eHealth literacy and use of Web 2.0 for health information.

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The intent of the study was to explore the extent to which sociodemographic, social determinants, and electronic device use influences eHealth literacy and use of Web 2.0 for health information among baby boomers and older adults.
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Competencies vs. Skills or What vs. How

Competencies vs. Skills or What vs. How | Educommunication | Scoop.it
While skills are an important part of learning and career paths, they’re not rich or nuanced enough to guide students towards true mastery and success. Skills focus on the “what” in terms of the abilities a student needs to perform a specific task or activity. They don’t provide enough connection to the how. Competencies take this to the next level by translating skills into behaviors that demonstrate what has been learned and mastered in a competent fashion. In short, skills identify what the goal is to accomplish. 
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Cuatro programas gratuitos para editar vídeos

Cuatro programas gratuitos para editar vídeos | Educommunication | Scoop.it
Empezamos el año hablando de las mejores alternativas a Photoshop, la herramienta de edición de fotografía más famosa del mundo. En concreto, presentamos cinco programas que ejecutan la mayoría de funciones básicas del editor de Adobe... sin generar un agujero negro en nuestro bolsillo. Hoy os presentamos un post similar, sólo que no nos vamos a centrar en la edición de imagen, sino en la de vídeo. Y en lugar de ser cinco, serán cuatro los programas gratuitos que, en este caso, nos permiten hacer nuestros pinitos en este campo. ¿Quién se apunta?

Via Gumersindo Fernández
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Mediajam: découvrez nos huit jeux vidéo citoyens et engagés

Mediajam: découvrez nos huit jeux vidéo citoyens et engagés | Educommunication | Scoop.it
Ils traitent des comptes de campagne, des médias, des relations internationales, du tirage au sort en politique, du monde du travail ou encore de la fabrique de l'opinion : en exclusivité, jouez aux huit projets réalisés au cours de la Mediajam, cet événement consacré à la création de jeux à enjeux.
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'Sesame Street' talk discusses European countries’ views on children’s television and raising children

'Sesame Street' talk discusses European countries’ views on children’s television and raising children | Educommunication | Scoop.it
A talk on Wednesday revealed the “chubby cousin” of the famous “Sesame Street” character, Kermit the Frog.

Kaj, the Kermit the Frog of Denmark, was introduced to the audience by Helle Strandgaard Jensen in a presentation titled, “Capitalist Kermit and his Chubby Cousin: Sesame Street and the 1970s Transatlantic Battle for Children’s TV.”
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3 Ways to Teach Empathy with Media Literacy - The LAMP

3 Ways to Teach Empathy with Media Literacy - The LAMP | Educommunication | Scoop.it
Empathy may be one of the most important social skills we learn. The process of teaching it aligns with media literacy skills taught by orgs like The LAMP.
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‘Xornalismo na Escola’ chega a Santiago e comarca a través de de cinco obradoiros diferentes

‘Xornalismo na Escola’ chega a Santiago e comarca a través de de cinco obradoiros diferentes | Educommunication | Scoop.it
A comarca compostelá vai ser protagonista esta semana da segunda edición de “Xornalismo na Escola”, iniciativa do Colexio Profesional de Xornalistas de Galicia e a Obra Social ‘la Caixa’ coa que se pretende achegar os medios de comunicación aos máis novos. O IES Eduardo Pondal, o IES Pontepedriña e o IES Cacheiras van ser os tres centros que o martes e o mércores reciban varias sesións deste programa que está dirixido a alumnas e alumnos de 3º e 4º da ESO.
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Pourquoi il faut absolument relire "Le Petit Prince"

Pourquoi il faut absolument relire "Le Petit Prince" | Educommunication | Scoop.it
"Le Petit Prince" : qu'est-ce que c'est ? Une histoire pour enfants ? Un conte fantastique ? Un conte philosophique ? Peut-être tout cela à la fois… Dans tous les cas, le plus grand livre de la littérature du XXe siècle pour le philosophe Martin Heidegger ! Une œuvre assurément attentive au présent.
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5 Ways to NEVER Be Duped by Fake News

5 Ways to NEVER Be Duped by Fake News | Educommunication | Scoop.it
Sure, most of us know that just because you read something on the Internet doesn’t mean it's true. And lately everyone is talking about fake news — hoaxes, propaganda, and flat-out lies that are intentionally meant to look like real news. Confusingly, President Donald Trump has been attempting to redefine the term to mean anything that is reported by the mainstream media with which he disagrees. Even satire, a worthwhile and thought-provoking writing genre, is often incorrectly lumped together with fake news or taken at face value and mistaken for news.
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Reconhece as notícias falsas?

Reconhece as notícias falsas? | Educommunication | Scoop.it

"Iniciada na semana passada, com o lançamento do primeiro questionário, a campanha Iniciativa sobre a Internet de Próxima Geração tem ainda mais dois questionários diferentes, acessíveis a partir do site do PÚBLICO (em português, todas as quintas-feiras). O objectivo é que os decisores políticos tenham um melhor retrato sobre o que pensam os cidadãos europeus sobre como as novas tecnologias interferem na nossa vida, tanto de forma positiva como negativa. O questionário desta semana é sobre como “Novas tecnologias que interferem na esfera pública: informação, democracia e redes sociais”. Uma das questões prementes dos últimos tempos é a das falsas notícias. “Reconhecer notícias falsas, ou simplesmente saber que existem notícias falsas, é necessário para o pensamento crítico de um estudante”, tem sublinhado o director para a Educação da OCDE, Andreas Schleicher. O terceiro questionário, e último, será sobre “Novas tecnologias que esbatem as fronteiras dos mundos online e offline”.

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Le numérique en culture(s)

Le numérique en culture(s) | Educommunication | Scoop.it
Quels sont les enjeux pédagogiques d’une culture numérique partagée par tous ? Interroger les fondements de cette notion permet de repenser les usages des technologies digitales à l’école.
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Global Kids Online | Children's rights in the digital age

Global Kids Online | Children's rights in the digital age | Educommunication | Scoop.it
"Global Kids Online is an international research project that aims to generate and sustain a rigorous cross-national evidence base around children’s use of the internet by creating a global network of researchers and experts. The project developed a global research toolkit that would enable academics, governments, civil society and other actors to carry out reliable and standardised national research with children and their parents on the opportunities, risks and protective factors of children’s internet use."
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Metade dos portugueses entre 16 e 74 anos vão ao "dr. Google" para avaliar a saúde

Metade dos portugueses entre 16 e 74 anos vão ao "dr. Google" para avaliar a saúde | Educommunication | Scoop.it
Médicos alertam para riscos de fazer diagnósticos e iniciar tratamentos com base em informação sem rigor científico.
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Consultar os dados do Eurostat relativos a Portugal no contexto da União Europeia:
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Examining the Correlates of Online Health Information–Seeking Behavior Among Men Compared With Women

This study aimed to identify and compare the demographic, health behavior, health status, and social media use correlates of online health-seeking behaviors among men and women. Cross-sectional self-report data were collected from 1,289 Australian adults participating in the Queensland Social Survey. Logistic regression analyses were used to identify the correlates of online health information seeking for men and women.
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60 Totally Free Design Resources for Non-Designers

60 Totally Free Design Resources for Non-Designers | Educommunication | Scoop.it
A list of the best sites to bookmark for free design resources, including icons, images, fonts and DIY design tools.

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“Se não se ler bem, é-se diminuído na cidadania e nas oportunidades”

“Se não se ler bem, é-se diminuído na cidadania e nas oportunidades” | Educommunication | Scoop.it

"Podem existir clubes de leitura “numa empresa, num banco, numa fábrica”. Pode haver livros nos comboios, e não apenas televisão. Para já, são apenas ideias de Teresa Calçada, que há décadas está ligada à política do livro e da leitura e esteve à frente da Rede das Bibliotecas Escolares até 2014. Ela e Elsa Maria Conde, que também vem da Rede das Bibliotecas Escolares, são agora as responsáveis pelo novo Plano Nacional de Leitura (PNL). Neste domingo, Dia Mundial do Livro, o Governo apresenta o projecto para os próximos dez anos, no Porto."

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Texto da Resolução do Conselho de Ministros de Portugal que cria o PNL2027:
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Bills to foster news literacy in California and Washington

Bills to foster news literacy in California and Washington | Educommunication | Scoop.it

Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez, D-Los Angeles, introduced a bill earlier this year that would direct a state curriculum board to develop resources to teach students how to judge news stories they can trust. AB 155 is scheduled to come up for a vote in the Assembly Education committee at 1:30 p.m. in Room 126 today.

A similar bill from Sen. Bill Dodd, D-Napa, will be heard in the Senate Education committee at 9 a.m. in room 4203, along with Sen. Hannah-Beth Jackson’s SB 203. The Santa Barbara Democrat wants to develop a state advisory committee of teachers, administrators, researchers and parents to develop public school strategies to teach students digital citizenship, internet safety, and media literacy.


Washington leaders have also passed a law that requires students to learn about media literacy and internet safety in schools. Read here: http://bit.ly/2pQWRaO

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Teaching critical thinking

Understanding and thinking critically about scientific evidence is a crucial skill in the modern world. We present a simple learning framework that employs cycles of decisions about making and acting on quantitative comparisons between datasets or data and models. With opportunities to improve the data or models, this structure is appropriate for use in any data-driven science-learning setting. This structure led to significant and sustained improvement in students’ critical thinking behaviors, compared with a control group, with effects far beyond that of statistical significance.
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Relações humanas nas redes digitais

Relações humanas nas redes digitais | Educommunication | Scoop.it
O Instituto Humanitas Unisinos - IHU - um órgão transdisciplinar da Unisinos, que visa apontar novas questões e buscar respostas para os desafios de nossa época. Parte da visão do humanismo social cristão, debatendo a sociedade do futuro.
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