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Educational Perspectives

2005 Volume 38, Number 2

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Media Literacy: What, Why, and How?

    Donna J. Grace

    Literacy has traditionally been associated with the printed word. But today, print literacy is not enough. Children and youth need to learn to "read" and interpret visual images as well. Film,... More

    pp. 5-8

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  2. Critical Media Literacy in Our Middle Schools

    Elizabeth Smith

    By the time children reach middle school, they already have a well-established relationship with the media. Ignoring the significance of media in the lives of adolescents creates a gap between... More

    pp. 17-18

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  3. Media Production at Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School

    Kevin Matsunaga

    In this article, the author describes how he got his start in video production as a high school senior in 1987 and his work 11 years after as a technology coordinator at Lehua Elementary School in ... More

    pp. 19-21

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  4. Making Connections--The MeneMAC Online Learning Community

    Lynne Sueoka

    In 2001, the MeneMAC (Media Arts Communications, dubbed "MeneMAC" in honor of the school mascot, the menehune) Learning Center at Moanalua High School (MoHS), inaugurated its integrated media... More

    pp. 22-26

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  5. Media Literacy Is the Message

    R W. Burniske

    If educators listen carefully to the voices from the classroom, they discover the importance of teaching students how to "look through" the lens of information and communications technology while... More

    pp. 46-49

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