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[30 Sep 2010 | Gianna Cappello and Maria Ranieri ]
Editorial One of the dominant themes in the current debate on the aims and fields of intervention of contemporary Media Education undoubtedly regards the concept of media literacy and its relation with similar notions such as digital literacy and information literacy. ...

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[30 Sep 2010 | Renee Hobbs, Media Education Lab, Temple University, School of Communications and Theater, Philadelphia, USA ]
Summary. Billions of dollars are being spent in the United States to make sure that children and young people have computers, data projectors and access to the Internet in elementary and secondary schools. There is robust experimentation ...
[30 Sep 2010 | Josè Manuel Pérez Tornero, Oralia Paredes and Núria Simelio ]
Summary. This paper focuses on initiatives and policies the European Commission (EC) has developed in relation to the new digital environment in which communication and information tools have caused significant changes in the way of acquiring knowledge ...
[30 Sep 2010 | J.M. Pérez Tornero, Oralia Paredes and Nuria Fernandez-Garcia ]
Summary. This paper gives a brief history of Media Literacy in Spain and describes the many changes until now: the actors implied (education, regulators, industry, civilian society) are aware of the importance of media literacy and media ...
[30 Sep 2010 | Sol-Britt Arnolds-Granlund, PhD, Åbo Akademi University, Finlandia ]
Summary: During the last century and especially the last decade issues of media and especially the question of media literacy have been of interest among authorities, scholars, and other parties with a responsibility of upbringing. Over time ...
[30 Sep 2010 | Gianna Cappello, Dipartimento di Studi su Politica, Diritto, Società (DPDS), Università degli Studi di Palermo ]
Summary. Media consumption is the basic ingredient of children’s public and private life. It plays a major role in the construction of their identity and sociality and is mainly experienced through pleasure and play. In this paper ...
[30 Sep 2010 | Maria Ranieri, Facoltà di Scienze della Formazione, Università di Firenze ]
Summary. After analyzing the concept of credibility and the challenges posed by the Internet and digital media as regards the assessment of online information credibility, an education experience for a critical understanding of digital information, ...