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Educating Students In A Media Saturated Culture

Author : John Davies
ISBN : UCSC:32106014508060
Genre : Education
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Category: Education

Mass Media

Author : James B. Martin
ISBN : 1590332628
Genre : Reference
File Size : 86.73 MB
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Mass media has become an integral part of the human experience. News travels around the world in a split second affecting people in other countries in untold ways. Although being on top of the news may be good, at least for news junkies, mass media also transmits values or the lack thereof, condenses complex events and thoughts to simplified sound bites and often ignores the essence of an event or story. The selective bibliography gathers the books and magazine literature over the previous ten years while providing access through author, title and subject indexes.
Category: Reference

Presence Of Mind

Author : Pepi Leistyna
ISBN : 9780429977671
Genre : Education
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Taking up the ever-shifting cultural and political landscape in the United States, Presence of Mind addresses how power manifests itself within and across different social and educational terrain, covering a number of contemporary topics and polemics that are central to teaching educational theory and practice. Pepi Leistyna argues that it is imper
Category: Education

Literacy In A Digital World

Author : Kathleen Tyner
ISBN : 9781135690847
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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In this book, Kathleen Tyner examines the tenets of literacy through a historical lens to demonstrate how new communication technologies are resisted and accepted over time. New uses of information for teaching and learning create a "disconnect" in the complex relationship between literacy and schooling, and raise questions about the purposes of literacy in a global, networked, educational environment. The way that new communication technologies change the nature of literacy in contemporary society is discussed as a rationale for corresponding changes in schooling. Digital technologies push beyond alphabetic literacy to explore the way that sound, image, and text can be incorporated into education. Attempts to redefine literacy terms--computer, information, technology, visual, and media literacies--proliferate and reflect the need to rethink entrenched assumptions about literacy. These multiple literacies are advanced to help users make sense of the information glut by fostering the ability to access, analyze, and produce communication in a variety of forms. Tyner explores the juncture between two broad movements that hope to improve education: educational technology and media education. A comparative analysis of these two movements develops a vision of teaching and learning that is critical, hands on, inquiry-based, and suitable for life in a mobile, global, participatory democracy.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Media Literacy

Author : Gretchen Schwarz
ISBN : STANFORD:36105121983352
Genre : Critical thinking
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Category: Critical thinking

Pedagogies Physical Culture And Visual Methods

Author : Laura Azzarito
ISBN : 9781136291975
Genre : Education
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To understand and more creatively capture the social world, visual methods have increasingly become used by researchers in the social sciences and education. However, despite the rapid development of visual-based knowledge, and despite the obvious links between human movement and visual forms of understanding, visual research has been scarce in the fields of physical culture and physical education pedagogy. This groundbreaking book is the first to mark a "visual turn" in understanding and researching physical culture and pedagogies, offering innovative, image-based research that reveals key issues in the domains of sport, health, and physical education studies. Integrating visual research into physical culture and pedagogy studies, the book provides the reader with different ways of "seeing", looking at, and critically engaging with physical culture. Since human movement is increasingly created, established, and pedagogized beyond traditional educational sites such as schools, sport clubs, and fitness gyms, the book also explores the notion of visual pedagogy in wider physical culture, helping the reader to understand how visual-based technologies such as television, the internet, and mobile phones are central to people’s engagement with physical culture today. The book demonstrates how the visual creates dynamic pedagogical tools for revealing playful forms of embodiment, and offers the reader a range of visual methods, from researcher-produced photo analysis to participatory-centred visual approaches, that will enhance their own study of physical culture. Pedagogies, Physical Culture and Visual Methods is important reading for all advanced students and researchers with an interest in human movement, physical education, physical culture, sport studies, and research methods in education.
Category: Education

English Journal

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ISBN : UOM:39015069092099
Genre : English philology
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Media And Literacy

Author : Dennis Adams
ISBN : UOM:39015048545464
Genre : Education
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Attempts to redefine literacy for the twenty-first century, discussing multiple literacies; communicating in the future; numeracy; and aesthetic, scientific, technological, and networking literacies.
Category: Education

Young People Leisure And Place

Author : Margaret Robertson
ISBN : 1594540292
Genre : Social Science
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Young People, Leisure and Place reports on cross-cultural research into the personal geographies of young people. It explores young people's leisure and recreational pursuits, including favourite places, and.offers a tentative theory of adolescent thinking and development. The major themes explored are the impact of globalisation on young people, their reference systems and their use of private and public spaces. Evidence is presented of global, national and local dimensions of growing up in different countries in a post-modern world. The book contributes to a better understanding of issues of contemporary citizenship in a globalised world where the commodification of knowledge blurs boundaries and values. Effective citizenship in a world of time-space compression and instant access to diverse sources of information is problematic. This book provides a fascinating insight into the discerning values of young people. As they reveal their hopes and dreams within the knowledge society, the young people involved in this cross-cultural enquiry also highlight their conservatism and the traditional core values associated with their homes and families.
Category: Social Science

New Media And Perennial Problems In Foreign Language Learning And Teaching

Author : Liliana Piasecka
ISBN : 9783319076867
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The book concerns the ways in which the new media shape communication along with educational expectations and practices in foreign language classrooms. Although foreign language learners have cheap and easy access to information and ways of communication, they also wrestle with problems that have always accompanied language learning. The focus of the book is two-fold. On the one hand, the authors demonstrate how using social networks, videoconferencing, mobile phones, wikis, and computer-mediated interaction contributes to the development of language skills, negotiated interaction, autonomy, and intercultural competence. On the other, they discuss “old” issues pertaining to the role of vocabulary, corrective feedback, textbooks and inner speech in the process of language learning and use. Every chapter reports original empirical research on issues related to the new media and old problems in foreign language teaching contexts in various countries, and with respect to various age groups.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Tooning In Essays On Popular Culture And Education

Author : Cameron White
ISBN : 074255970X
Genre : Education
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Named a Notable African-American Title by Publishers Weekly "In this vivid, suspenseful, funny, and compassionate novel of epiphanies, tragedies, and transformations, May drills down to our bedrock assumptions about ourselves, our values, and our communities. As sturdy as a Chicago bungalow and bursting with life, May’s debut is perfect for book clubs." —Booklist (starred review) "May’s expansive first novel reveals the complicated emotional economy that holds together a neighborhood in crisis...May’s vivid descriptions of the rhythms of life in the suburb...reveal vibrant lives in ordinary houses." —Publishers Weekly "May slowly builds suspense as he persuasively unfolds the narrative in this work that reads like an Agatha Christie mystery. The characters, even those whose names are never mentioned, are versatile and relatable, and May’s descriptions embody a tapestry of words." —Library Journal "A perceptive and entrancing meditation on friendship and family, love and forgiveness." —Kirkus Reviews “A wonderful urban novel full of vitality and pathos and grit. I dug the ever-living hell out of it.” —Dennis Lehane, author of Live By Night “In Bedrock Faith, Eric Charles May has created a world inhabited by unforgettable, believable characters—the fervid Stew Pot Reeves, the patient Mrs. Motley—who will linger in your heart long after you've finished their story. A bittersweet, timeless book.” —Valerie Wilson Wesley, author of Dying in the Dark “An impressive debut with unforgettable characters and an epic story line by an author who has appeared on the literary landscape fully formed.” —Colin Channer, author of The Girl with the Golden Shoes After fourteen years in prison, Gerald "Stew Pot" Reeves, age thirty-one, returns home to live with his mom in Parkland, a black middle-class neighborhood on Chicago's South Side. A frightening delinquent before being sent away, his return sends Parkland residents into a religiously infused tailspin, which only increases when Stew Pot announces that he experienced a religious awakening in prison.
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Education Globalization And Social Change

Author : Hugh Lauder
ISBN : STANFORD:36105114433829
Genre : Education
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Education is seen as central to economic competitiveness, the reduction of poverty and inequality, and environmental sustainability. The editors have selected key writings that examine the social and economic limits- and possibilities of-education in addressing these fundamental problems. Thisnew reader establishes the field of sociology of education with a particular focus on papers that analyse the nature and extent of globalization in education. A general introduction presents the key concepts in the sociology of education, and outlines the major theories and debates, especially inrelation to globalization. Each section is accompanied by a part opener explaining and contextualizing the readings within a larger educational and sociological context.
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Media And Literacy

Author : Dennis M. Adams
ISBN : 039807643X
Genre : Education
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Category: Education

Consuming Children

Author : Jane Kenway
ISBN : UOM:39015054120467
Genre : Education
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"This volume argues that people are entering another stage in the construction of the young as the demarcations between education, entertainment and advertising collapse and as the lines between the generations both blur and harden. Drawing from the voices of students and from contemporary cultural theory this book provokes the reader to ponder the role of the school in the "age of desire"."--BOOK JACKET.
Category: Education

Future Courses

Author : Jason Ohler
ISBN : 0784208883
Genre : Computers and literacy
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Josh Mcdowell S Youth Ministry Handbook

Author : Thomas Nelson
ISBN : 9781418561833
Genre : Religion
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Drawing on the wisdom of insightful leaders around the country, Josh McDowell's Youth Ministry Handbook equips youth workers to help kids connect with God--and with their parents, their peers, and a world in need of Christ. Featuring articles from Dawson McAllister, Barry St. Clair, Jim Burns, Tony Campolo, Al Menconi, John Maxwell, George Barna, and others, this is an invaluable leadership resource with practical, useful ideas for today's youth workers.
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Action In The Classroom

Author : Daniel Robert Greenwood
ISBN : UCSC:32106016642909
Genre : Education
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Covering all aspects of video production, this book and companion web site is the perfect resource and guide for those teachers interested in utilizing digital video production in their classroom.
Category: Education