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Research in Media Education $75.00
Editors: Chi-kim Cheung (University of Hong Kong, China)
Book Description:
Today, people know what is happening around them through radio, television, newspapers and the like. With the advance of the telecommunication technology, people are now also familiar with the use of personal computers, the Internet and so on. The mass media is now regarded as essential for keeping people up to date with the world around them. In view of this, the innovation of a new curriculum, media education or the study of the mass media, has been recommended. This new book examines the prevailing perspectives regarding media education in different countries around the world and what kinds of research is being conducted in the field of media education. (Imprint: Nova Press)

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1. Media education: changing roles in changing times
(CK Cheung & Aditi Dubey, University of Hong Kong)pp.1-22

Chapter 2. Media Literacy in Canada: Towards the resolution of the tensions in media education
(Stephen Kline and Kym Stewart, Simon Fraser University)pp.23-44

Chapter 3. What is media literacy: a study of teachers’ perceptions of media literacy education in Taiwan
(Tzu-Bin Lin & Meechai Orsuwan, Nanyang Technological University)pp.45-62

Chapter 4. The Challenges of Media Education in coercive societies: A Case Study of Middle East & North Africa
(Ibrahim Saleh, University of Cape Town) pp.63-82

Chapter 5. The Plight of Media Education and Research in Arab Higher Education (Jad Melki, American University of Beirut)pp.83-108

Chapter 6. Empowering active citizenship: Assessing the Outcomes of a Media Literacy Course in a US University
(Paul Mihailidis, Hofstra University)pp.109-132

Chapter 7. A Study of Media Education in Kindergartens in Hong Kong
(CK Cheung, University of Hong Kong) pp.133-150

Chapter 8. From Instruction to Reflection: Film in Education in Swede (Anne-Li Lindgren, Anna Sparrman, Katarina Eriksson Barajas, Linköping University) pp.151-174

Chapter 9. Texting: a way to learn maternal languages. A Portuguese case study
(J. Aguaded, Sandra Côrtes-Moreira,& Manuel FandosUniversity of Huelva) pp.175-194

Chapter 10. Development of the film making program for junior high school students
(Teiichi NISHIOKA, Kanae SUZUKI, and Kazunori ONUKI University of Tsukuba) pp.195-218

Index pp.219-227

      Education in a Competitive and Globalizing World
   Binding: ebook
   Pub. Date: 2012
   Pages: 227.pp
   ISBN: 978-1-62257-101-7
   Status: AV
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