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The media literacy of children and young people: a review of the research literature
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 toExpand
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‘What you wear tells a lot about you’: girls dress up online
This article reports findings from a study in which 26 girls aged 12‐ to 13‐years‐old took part in workshops at a specialist ICT centre connected to a school in inner‐city London. The girls exploredExpand
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‘Baddies’ in the classroom: media education and narrative writing
When teachers allow pupils to write stories that include elements of popular media, we must ask what to do with media once it has entered the classroom. This article relates findings from a classroomExpand
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Technology, pedagogy and digital production: a case study of children learning new media skills
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This article focuses on issues around technology and pedagogy by analysing data collected from a project called ‘Shared Spaces: Informal Learning and Digital Cultures’. Expand
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An Ethnographic Study of Preteen Girls' Play with Popular Music on a School Playground in the UK
This article focuses on the singing activities of girls aged five to seven as enacted on a school playground in London, UK. The article examines girls' play with pop songs, analysing the girls asExpand
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Making, Makers, and Makerspaces: A Discourse Analysis of Professional Journal Articles and Blog Posts about Makerspaces in Public Libraries
Focusing on current discussions about public library makerspaces, this article reveals how common themes are being discursively constructed in relation to the future of public libraries, makerExpand
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Sexualised goods aimed at children: a report to the Scottish Parliament Equal Opportunities Committee
This project was commissioned in response to concerns raised in the Scottish Parliament's Equal Opportunities Committee about the prevalence of sexualised goods and products marketed to children. InExpand
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The discursive construction of ‘good parenting’ and digital media – the case of children’s virtual world games
This article investigates ways discourses which are present on the virtual world gaming websites and in popular press produce constructions of ‘good parents’ and ‘good websites’ for children, and inExpand
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Consumer Citizens Online: Structure, Agency, and Gender in Online Participation
An interesting shift occurs within educational settings when the formality of learning environments is relaxed and students are given “free time” on the Internet. Educational websites disappear,Expand
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