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Worker Centers, Popular Education, and Critical Digital Media Literacy

Sasha Costanza-Chock

in Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets!: Transmedia Organizing and the Immigrant Rights Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028202
eISBN:
9780262322805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028202.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

Digital media literacy provides opportunities to take advantage of the changed media ecology, but low-wage immigrant workers face persistent digital inequality. Chapter 5 describes how organizers, ... More


Children, risk and safety on the internet: Research and policy challenges in comparative perspective

Sonia Livingstone and Leslie Haddon (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781847428837
eISBN:
9781447307723
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847428837.001.0001
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

As internet use is extending to younger children, there is an increasing need for research focusing on the risks young users are experiencing, as well as the opportunities, and how they should cope. ... More


Media literacy

Brian O'Neill and Ingunn Hagen

in Kids online: Opportunities and risks for children

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847424396
eISBN:
9781447302643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847424396.003.0018
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

Across Europe and beyond, the promotion of media literacy for both children and adults has acquired an important public urgency. Citizens need to be media literate; it is claimed, to enable them to ... More


Learning to Log On: From Post to Internet in Brazil

Kate Vieira

in Writing for Love and Money: How Migration Drives Literacy Learning in Transnational Families

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190877316
eISBN:
9780190877354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877316.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

Based on fieldwork in Brazil, this chapter develops the concept of “writing remittances”—the hardware, software, and knowledge about literacy that migrants often remit home to communicate with loved ... More


Creating Digital Content to Promote Competence

Marina Umaschi Bers

in Designing Digital Experiences for Positive Youth Development: From Playpen to Playground

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199757022
eISBN:
9780199933037
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199757022.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter focuses on technologies as spaces to create content, and in the process, to promote the development of competence. Competence is defined as the possession of a skill, knowledge, or ... More


Conclusions

Sasha Costanza-Chock

in Out of the Shadows, Into the Streets!: Transmedia Organizing and the Immigrant Rights Movement

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780262028202
eISBN:
9780262322805
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028202.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The concluding chapter summarizes the book's key points, with a short section on each. 1. The immigrant rights movement, like all social movements, operates within a rapidly changing media ecology. ... More


Present

Renee Hobbs, Liz Deslauriers, and Pam Steager

in The Library Screen Scene: Film and Media Literacy in Schools, Colleges, and Communities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190854317
eISBN:
9780190057534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190854317.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

Librarians and educators are lifelong learners, connecting people, spaces, and film and media resources in ways that delight, engage, and transform. Because film and video are so much a part of our ... More


Teaching Homeland Family: Love and Money in the United States

Kate Vieira

in Writing for Love and Money: How Migration Drives Literacy Learning in Transnational Families

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190877316
eISBN:
9780190877354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877316.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

Based on U.S.-based fieldwork with two multigenerational families, this chapter details the implications of participating in writing remittance circuits for migrants themselves. For both families, ... More


Worried About the Wrong Things: Youth, Risk, and Opportunity in the Digital World

Jacqueline Ryan Vickery

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036023
eISBN:
9780262339339
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036023.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

It’s a familiar narrative in both real life and fiction, from news reports to television storylines: a young person is bullied online, or targeted by an online predator, or exposed to sexually ... More


Conclusion: Migration-Driven Literacy Learning in Uncertain Times

Kate Vieira

in Writing for Love and Money: How Migration Drives Literacy Learning in Transnational Families

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190877316
eISBN:
9780190877354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877316.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

The conclusion emphasizes that when one takes migrants’ desires, histories, family, and community relationships into account, migration can be seen not as a detriment to literacy education, but ... More


Close Reading

Roberto Simanowski

in Digital Art and Meaning: Reading Kinetic Poetry, Text Machines, Mapping Art, and Interactive Installations

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816667376
eISBN:
9781452946788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816667376.003.0001
Subject:
Art, Art Theory and Criticism

This introductory chapter presents the main focus of the book, which is to define a conceptual framework for understanding the social changes influenced by digital media and to educate on how to ... More


Introduction

Renee Hobbs, Liz Deslauriers, and Pam Steager

in The Library Screen Scene: Film and Media Literacy in Schools, Colleges, and Communities

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780190854317
eISBN:
9780190057534
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190854317.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

How we use audiovisual media has changed dramatically in the past 10 years. What we watch and how we watch have both been transformed by the rise of the Internet and digital culture. Naturally, as a ... More


Writing for Love and Money: How Migration Drives Literacy Learning in Transnational Families

Kate Vieira

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190877316
eISBN:
9780190877354
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190877316.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language, Applied Linguistics and Pedagogy

This book tells the story of how families separated across borders write—and learn new ways of writing—in pursuit of both love and money. Over the past decades, global economic inequality has ... More


Information and the Modern Knowledge Worker, 1945–1998

James W. Cortada

in All the Facts: A History of Information in the United States since 1870

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780190460679
eISBN:
9780190460709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190460679.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

No Americans experienced more changes in how they lived, worked, and used information than employees, particularly those known as knowledge workers. Their new world of information and their use of ... More


MOOCs and Their Afterlives: Experiments in Scale and Access in Higher Education

Elizabeth Losh (ed.)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780226469317
eISBN:
9780226469591
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226469591.001.0001
Subject:
Education, Educational Policy and Politics

Many of the essays in MOOCs and Their Afterlives argue that what may have been most significant about the advent of massive open online courses produced by companies like Coursera and edX was not the ... More


Negotiating Control: Distractions, Stress, and Boredom

Jacqueline Ryan Vickery

in Worried About the Wrong Things: Youth, Risk, and Opportunity in the Digital World

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780262036023
eISBN:
9780262339339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262036023.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter compares two competing discourses about the role of mobile media at school: adults’ expectations of control and students’ expectations of trust and negotiation. Controlling or banning ... More


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