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Computer skills and digital media uses among young students in Rio de Janeiro | Duarte | education policy analysis archives

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Launch of the European Observatory on Media Literacy at the Paris Forum | Gabinete de Comunicación y Educación

Launch of the European Observatory on Media Literacy at the Paris Forum | Gabinete de Comunicación y Educación | Media literacy | Scoop.it
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Youth, new media and violence: a manual for young people, parents, and teachers


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Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, April 19, 6:13 PM

This is helpful for teaching media literacy.

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The new digital gap is not the one between parents and children

The new digital gap is not the one between parents and children | Media literacy | Scoop.it
Up to now the digital gap existed mainly between parents and children, between teenagers and adults, between those called the "digital natives" and the "digital immigrants". Nevertheless, this is q...
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Review: Media Literacy Education in Action

Review: Media Literacy Education in Action | Media literacy | Scoop.it
[book review] Media Literacy Education in Action: Theoretical and Pedagogical Perspectives Edited by Belinha S. De Abreu and Paul Mihailidis Routledge Press, 2014 ISBN: 978-0-415-65837-9 Reviewed b...
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A supportive environment for digital literacy development | ALT Online Newsletter

A supportive environment for digital literacy development | ALT Online Newsletter | Media literacy | Scoop.it

There are many studies of how user expectations of institutional IT are changing: see for example the recent Educause review of IT issues and regular surveys from UCISA. The Developing Digital Literacies programme has focused rather on how people acquire the digital literacies they need for academic success, and how aspects of the institutional environment support them in doing so...


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Post by   Helen Beetham for the Jisc Developing Digital Literacies programme

Ivon Prefontaine's curator insight, April 4, 3:27 PM

The list of concerns is excellent. There are real risks in BYOD and how do we overcome them together becomes a central question.

 

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Deconstructing the Selfie | Visual Culture Blog

Deconstructing the Selfie | Visual Culture Blog | Media literacy | Scoop.it

In this post I want to deconstruct the ‘selfie’, not just as a type of image that is widely produced and shared across the world, but also as a philosophical and cultural concept that is beginning to define our age. Voted as the Oxford dictionary of the year in 2013, the selfie is far more than a photographic trend: its popularity represents a significant shift in the way that we conceive of others and of ourselves. Rather than regarding the selfie as photograph, it might help to regard the selfie as a medium of identification. This post seeks to uncover what the selfie – as a cultural phenomenon – communicates about our shifting identities.


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Mario Pires's curator insight, March 31, 11:13 AM

A self portrait is almost as old as art, but the "selfie" is more than a image.

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Everything You Hate About Advertising in One Fake Video That's Almost Too Real

Everything You Hate About Advertising in One Fake Video That's Almost Too Real | Media literacy | Scoop.it
Well, this is hilarious on a few different levels. Stock video provider Dissolve has taken the text of Kendra Eash's brilliant advertising takedown, "This Is a Generic Brand Video," originally published by McSweeney's, and set it to actual stock video clips.
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Information literacy, e-learning and the changing role of the libra...

“ Lecture given at the iSchool on 13th March as part of the academic libraries module. Focusing on information literacy, digital literacy, ANCIL, e-learning an...”
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So-Called "Digital Natives" Not Media Savvy, New Study Shows

So-Called "Digital Natives" Not Media Savvy, New Study Shows | Media literacy | Scoop.it
"In Google we trust." That may very well be the motto of today's young online users, a demographic group often dubbed the "digital natives" due their apparent tech-savvy. Having been born into a world where personal computers were not a revolution, but merely existed alongside air conditioning, microwaves and other appliances, there has been (a…
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JOCAM: It’s Not Just for Turtles

JOCAM: It’s Not Just for Turtles | Media literacy | Scoop.it
Just in the past few years, those who study children's relationship with media have received their own journal, titled (with surprising clarity for academe) The Journal of Children and Media (or JOCAM). I interviewed the founder and co-editor of JOCAM, Dafna Lemish, via email exchange, where we discussed the Journal's origins, purpose and focus; as well as the current direction and needs of the children and media research community.
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Download a Free Copy of Danah Boyd’s Book, It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens

Download a Free Copy of Danah Boyd’s Book, It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens | Media literacy | Scoop.it

danah boyd (she doesn’t capitalize her name) is a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research and a Fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Center, where she looks at how young people use social media as part of their everyday lives. She has a new book out called It’s Complicated: The Social Lives of Networked Teens, and she’s made it available as a free PDF. On her website she writes, “I didn’t write this book to make money. I wrote this book to reach as wide of an audience as I possibly could.


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Tricia Adams's curator insight, March 10, 4:06 AM

Social history and reflection on today's connected youth - looks interesting

gawlab's curator insight, March 16, 6:01 PM

a téléchargé la copie libre  du livre de danah boyd. 

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Digital Literacy free learning materials from: SWGfL

Digital Literacy free learning materials from: SWGfL | Media literacy | Scoop.it

These free materials are designed to empower pupils and students to think critically, behave safely, and participate responsibly in our digital world. Find the lessons that are just right for your classroom.

 

Browse by Key Stage or Year Group, for cross-curricular lessons which address digital literacy and citizenship topics in an age-appropriate way.


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Karen Bonanno's curator insight, March 2, 2:30 PM

Foundation to Year 10 resources and lessons from the UK.

J A Jones's curator insight, March 3, 6:46 AM

Many of these lessons could be integrated into library instruction.  Also available as free download from iTunes.

Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, March 3, 9:02 PM

Digital literacy tools by grade will guide teachers with choosing technology to suit literacy levels.

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How Smartphones are Changing Consumers’ Daily Routines Around the Globe

How Smartphones are Changing Consumers’ Daily Routines Around the Globe | Media literacy | Scoop.it
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Information Literacy Theory - Information Literacy - LibGuides at City University London

Information Literacy Theory - Information Literacy - LibGuides at City University London | Media literacy | Scoop.it
This guide has a dual purpose. It is a subject guide for those interested in IL as part of studying Library & Information Management. It also outlines why IL is important for staff & students and what support the Library can offer at City Overview of theory for IL practitioners

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Anita Vance's curator insight, April 20, 4:49 AM

Thank you Elizabeth, this a good visual for guiding the development of skillful searching.

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Web Literacy Map - 1.1.0 - Mozilla Webmaker

The Web Literacy Map is a map of competencies and skills that Mozilla and our community of stakeholders believe are important to pay attention to when getting better at reading, writing and participating on the web.


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Digital & Media Literacy Education - A Teacher’s Guide

Digital & Media Literacy Education - A Teacher’s Guide | Media literacy | Scoop.it
As the whole project does, these activities aim at developing an increased awareness among young people of both the risks and opportunities of digital media and online communication.
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How algorithms shape our world

How algorithms shape our world | Media literacy | Scoop.it
Kevin Slavin argues that we're living in a world designed for -- and increasingly controlled by -- algorithms. In this riveting talk from TEDGlobal, he shows how these complex computer programs determine: espionage tactics, stock prices, movie scripts, and architecture. And he warns that we are writing code we can't understand, with implications we can't control.

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Costello speech on EU attitude to developing media literacy

Costello speech on EU attitude to developing media literacy | Media literacy | Scoop.it
Speech to CRAOL Media Literacy Conference, Saturday 29th March 2014 Introduction Just a few decades ago we consumed media almost the same way as we consumed our food. A blast of radio at breakfast …
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How to Infuse Digital Literacy Throughout the Curriculum

How to Infuse Digital Literacy Throughout the Curriculum | Media literacy | Scoop.it

In our emerging digital world, a new medium of exchange has developed: online engagement, especially via social media. Effectively engaging online requires a myriad of skills that we strive to foster in school – effective written communication, brevity and civility. These components are often highlighted in Digital Citizenship programs, but in tradition-bound K12 education, we often deride social media as trite or ineffective.


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John McDermott Neill's curator insight, April 3, 9:17 AM

Interesting post with good ideas.

LibrarianLand's curator insight, April 7, 11:53 AM

Many students still do not understand the limitations of finding information on the free web. Google is about the extent of it and if it isn't found in the first few results, it does not exist or is too hard to find (or worse still, what is found must be "it.").

 

From article: "We need to ensure that they know how to evaluate a website, a blog post, a tweet, a Facebook entry. These evaluative skills transfer cross curricularly and prepare students for the broader world of online communication."

 

 

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Media Studies: new media and new literacies : European Science Foundation

Media Studies: new media and new literacies : European Science Foundation | Media literacy | Scoop.it
The European Science Foundation promotes high quality science at a European level. It acts as a catalyst for the development of science by bringing together leading scientists and funding agencies to debate, plan and implement pan-European initiatives.
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20 Guiding Questions To Develop A Digital Literacy Plan -

20 Guiding Questions To Develop A Digital Literacy Plan - | Media literacy | Scoop.it
“ 16 Guiding Questions To Develop A Digital Literacy Plan by TeachThought Staff Literacy is a chief concern for both academic and professional progress. Digital literacy is emerging as a genuine concern in education as technology...”
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Digital Life in 2025

Digital Life in 2025 | Media literacy | Scoop.it
Experts predict the Internet will become ‘like electricity’ — less visible, yet more deeply embedded in people’s lives for good and ill
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Student expectations and experiences of the digital environment

Slides supporting the Jisc consultation on responding to students' changing expectations and experiences of the digital environment. Delivered 4 March 2014 i...

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Social Media Literacies Online Course, by Howard Rheingold

 #"As an instructor of undergraduate and graduate students at University of California, Berkeley, and Stanford University, I created a syllabus for the benefit of other college/university level instructors. I am beginning to develop a high school version. (If you are a high school teacher, and want to work on making the syllabus more suitable for high school students, contact Howard Rheingold). This variation is a pared-down version intended to accompany an online course -- the other versions are intended for longer term blended learning, combining online and face to face discourse.  Please feel free to use, modify, and share this syllabus and the others."


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11 Underlying Assumptions Of Digital Literacy

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11 Underlying Assumptions Of Digital Literacy

 

In understanding the shift from literacy to digital literacy–or rather to understand them both in their own native contexts–it may help to take a look at the underlying assumptions of digital literacy.

This means looking at what’s changing, why it’s changing, and what that means for education.


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