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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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The trouble with civic: a snapshot of young people's civic and political engagements in twenty-first-century democracies
In much academic and policy literature about civic engagement, regardless of their political or social circumstances, youth across the globe are enjoined to engage in all the activities thought goodExpand
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The rhetorics of creativity: a review of the literature
This report surveys the core concept of creativity. It sets out an original way to disentangle the range and variety of theories and understandings of the concept. Most of us use the wordExpand
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School use of learning platforms and associated technologies
Study of benefits and effective use of learning platforms in schools based on 12 case studies
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Mapping the rhetorics of creativity
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Reading 'Bollywood': The Young Audience and Hindi Films
Preface List of Illustrations Hindi Films: Theoretical Debates and Textual Studies Audiences and Hindi Films: Contemporary Studies Hindi Film-Going and the Viewing Context in Two Countries 'A Man WhoExpand
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The Civic Web: Young People, the Internet, and Civic Participation
There has been widespread concern in contemporary Western societies about declining engagement in civic life; people are less inclined to vote, to join political parties, to campaign for socialExpand
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Providing a platform for parents? Exploring the nature of parental engagement with school Learning Platforms
This paper investigates how schools are supporting parents' involvement with their children's education through the use of ‘Learning Platform’ technologies – i.e. the integrated use of virtual learning environments, management information systems, communications and other information and resource-sharing technologies. Expand
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Instrumentalising the digital: adolescents’ engagement with ICTs in low- and middle-income countries
ABSTRACT In development agendas regarding children in low-income communities, both older and emerging media are typically ignored or assumed to have beneficial powers that will redress social andExpand
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Young People, the Internet, and Civic Participation: An Overview of Key Findings from the CivicWeb Project
Amid growing concern about young people's apparent lack of interest and involvement in politics and civil society, many have looked to the Internet for the solution to the problem of “civicExpand
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