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Journal of Media Literacy Education

2016 Volume 8, Number 2

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Number of articles: 4

  1. Media Detectives: Bridging the Relationship among Empathy, Laugh Tracks, and Gender in Childhood

    Sruti Kanthan, James A. Graham & Lynne Azarchi

    Empathy in college-age students is decreasing at unprecedented rates. Understanding empathy in children can act as primary prevention in tackling the problem. This study considers laugh tracks'... More

    pp. 35-53

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  2. Living and Leading in a Digital Age: A Narrative Study of the Attitudes and Perceptions of School Leaders about Media Literacy

    Kerrigan R. Mahoney & Tehmina Khwaja

    Students graduating from K-12 education need media literacy skills to engage, participate, and learn in a world in which literacy must keep pace with rapidly changing technologies. Given the... More

    pp. 77-98

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  3. Smartphone Apps in Education: Students Create Videos to Teach Smartphone Use as Tool for Learning

    Kara Clayton & Amanda Murphy

    Smartphones are regular classroom accessories. Educators should work with children to understand the capacity of smartphones for learning and civic engagement, rather than being a classroom... More

    pp. 99-109

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  4. Locating Community Action Outreach Projects in the Scholarship of Media Literacy Pedagogy

    Heather Crandall

    This paper compares frameworks in recent critical media literacy scholarship with trends found in eight semesters of media literacy community action outreach assignments to explore how these... More

    pp. 110-121

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