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New Horizons in Education

December 2010 Volume 58, Number 3

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Media Education: Definitions, Approaches and Development around the Globe

    Alice Y. L. Lee

    Background: Media education is the study of the media with the aim of cultivating people's media literacy. In the past four decades, media education has rapidly developed in school systems and... More

    pp. 1-13

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  2. Changing Technology = Empowering Students through Media Literacy Education

    Belinha De Abreu

    Background: As the world is changing quickly due to the technological advances, educators are looking at ways in which to empower their students' learning with digital platforms. Media literacy... More

    pp. 26-33

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  3. Addressing Cyberbullying as a Media Literacy Issue

    Christine Suniti Bhat, Shih-Hua Chang & Jamie A. Linscott

    Background: The Asian region accounts for the highest number of internet and mobile cell phones consumers among the regions of the world. As the use of information and communications technology... More

    pp. 34-43

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  4. A Pedagogy of Inquiry: Toward Student-Centered Media Education

    Donna Chu

    Background: Almost three decades have passed since the Grunwald Declaration on Media Education was issued by the representatives of 19 nations at UNESCO's International Symposium on Media Education... More

    pp. 44-57

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  5. A Case for Media Literacy in the Context of Socioscientific Issues

    Danielle Dani, Guofang Wan & John E. Henning

    Background: The call for a scientifically literate citizenry necessitates individuals who are able to understand and make decisions regarding socioscientific issues. Socioscientific issues are... More

    pp. 85-98

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  6. Teaching Children's Literature Online: Modern Technology and Virtual Classroom Communities

    Vivian Yenika-Agbaw

    Online teaching, a new phenomenon in literary studies has elicited strong emotions among scholars of children's literature, some of whom are noted for their progressive beliefs. Like most of my... More

    pp. 111-117

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  7. Say What? The Quality of Discussion Board Postings in Online Professional Development

    Tania Jarosewich, Lori Vargo, James Salzman, Lisa Lenhart, LeAnn Krosnick, Kristen Vance & Kathleen Roskos

    Background: Asynchronous discussion boards provide opportunities for participants in online courses to engage with course content and extend learning through the process of discussion. However,... More

    pp. 118-132

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  8. Summary Report Education on Online Safety in Schools in Europe

    Stanislav Ranguelov

    Background: In Europe, Internet and Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) open a world of possibilities for children, and expose them to various risks as well. The Safer Internet... More

    pp. 149-163

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