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  • David Buckingham, Shaku Banaji, Andrew Burn, Diane Carr, Sue Cranmer, Rebekah Willett
  • 2005
Ofcom The media literacy of children and young people Preface Ofcom is the independent regulator for the UK communications industry. As part of Ofcom's work to promote media literacy we plan to undertake or support a range of research activities to monitor people's skills, knowledge and understanding of communications technologies and the content they watch(More)
This article addresses the notion of teaching about games as a cultural medium in their own right. This includes critical analyses of existing texts but also involves enabling students to create their own. Implications of this approach are discussed and concrete, research-based examples are provided. A more theoretical discussion of the notion of game(More)
Cells isolated from the ejaculates of a high proportion of patients exhibiting oligozoospermia are characterized by generation rates of reactive oxygen species that considerably exceed those obtained for the normal fertile population. The purpose of this study was to resolve the cellular source of this enhanced activity. Semen samples from a cohort of(More)
Other titles in the series: Childhood, culture and creativity (Jackie Marsh, Sheffield University – 2010) analyses the literatures exploring the relationships between childhood cultures and creativity of young children. Consulting young people (Sara Bragg, Open University – 2010 – 2nd edition) highlights why young learners should be listened to, and(More)
There can be very few people in the developed world who remain unaware of the existence of Pokémon. Yet despite the seemingly endless outpouring of adult concern and bewilderment, it is actually difficult to find a single term to describe it. In popular debates, Pokémon is most frequently referred to as a 'craze' – which of course implies that those who(More)
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The title of this book reflects a kind of generational rhetoric that often characterises discussions of the use and impact of so-called 'new' media. Young people are frequently described as a 'digital generation', a generation defined in and through its experience of digital computer technology. This rhetoric can be found in popular commentary in fields as(More)
Parents usually don't know how important a tool the mobile has become in young people's lives. They only think about the communicative function, not the social meaning. 1 (sixteen-year-old girl) The girl who is quoted above expresses an immediate understanding of the mobile phone's dual, but interdependent qualities for young people. One quality is the(More)