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Influence Of Media Messages On Obesity And Health Perceptions Among African American Women, Carolyn Grant 2017 Walden University

Influence Of Media Messages On Obesity And Health Perceptions Among African American Women, Carolyn Grant

Walden Dissertations and Doctoral Studies

African American women have the highest prevalence of overweight and obesity in the United States, thus increasing their risks for chronic diseases. Their understanding of their health status and response to it could be triggered by messages in the media, yet few researchers have examined this topic with African American women. The purpose of this phenomenological study was to explore how advertisement and editorial content in media contributed to perceptions African American women have about overweight and obesity. Following the theoretical foundation of the social cognitive theory, the research questions explored what messages study participants encountered and which messages prompted ...


Book Review: Making Media Studies By David Gauntlett, Antonio Lopez 2016 John Cabot University

Book Review: Making Media Studies By David Gauntlett, Antonio Lopez

Journal of Media Literacy Education

Making Media Studies is a collection of previously published and updated works by David Gauntlett, including his infamous essay, “Media Studies 2.0.” It explores ways in which the traditional media studies paradigm has been disrupted by prosumers and the practices of everyday people and DIY “makers” who are using the internet to learn, make things and share ideas. He argues that media studies practitioners need to learn from the makers movement to encourage more creativity, design thinking and conversation. Gauntlett positions himself as an optimist and criticizes overly negative approaches to internet culture that he sees as common among ...


Book Review: Healthy Teens, Healthy Schools By Vanessa Domine, Hailee K. Dunn 2016 University of Rhode Island

Book Review: Healthy Teens, Healthy Schools By Vanessa Domine, Hailee K. Dunn

Journal of Media Literacy Education

No abstract provided.


Smartphone Apps In Education: Students Create Videos To Teach Smartphone Use As Tool For Learning, Kara E. Clayton, Amanda Murphy 2016 Thurston High School

Smartphone Apps In Education: Students Create Videos To Teach Smartphone Use As Tool For Learning, Kara E. Clayton, Amanda Murphy

Journal of Media Literacy Education

Smartphones are regular classroom accessories. Educators should work with children to understand the capacity of smartphones for learning and civic engagement, rather than being a classroom distraction. This research supports a collaborative project the authors engaged in with students in two states to discover what the perception of smartphone use was by students and teachers. One element of this project included students producing YouTube style tutorials on the educational use of mobile apps. The authors explored smartphone use in the classroom. Student created products correlated to technology trends in K-12 education and their relationship with state by state demographic data.


What Do You Use Mobile Phones For? A Creative Method Of Thematic Drawing With Adolescents In Rural China, Jiachun Hong 2016 Southern Illinois University Carbondale

What Do You Use Mobile Phones For? A Creative Method Of Thematic Drawing With Adolescents In Rural China, Jiachun Hong

Journal of Media Literacy Education

This study sets out to explore Chinese adolescents’ subjectivities toward the use of mobile phones, and reveal the dynamic relationship among students, parents, and school concerning mobile phone usage in rural China. Twenty-one high school students were recruited, and asked to draw a painting that expresses their perceptions of mobile phones in relation to family and school life. After analyzing the thematic drawings and their self-explanations upon the drawings, several themes arise: the mobile phone as a bridge of love, as an extension of the home, as an iron cage, as the blasting fuse of family conflicts, and as a ...


A Phenomenological Investigation Of Social Networking Site Privacy Awareness Through A Media Literacy Lens, David Magolis, Audra Briggs 2016 Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

A Phenomenological Investigation Of Social Networking Site Privacy Awareness Through A Media Literacy Lens, David Magolis, Audra Briggs

Journal of Media Literacy Education

This research study focused on the social networking site (SNS) awareness of undergraduate students, examining their experiences through the type and extent of the information shared on their SNSs in order to discover the students’ experiences with SNS privacy. A phenomenological research approach was used to interview eight undergraduate to explore the question, “what is the nature of undergraduate students’ social networking privacy?” Each recorded interview lasted up to one hour in duration and was transcribed verbatim. A thematic analysis of the interview data revealed that all of the participants were aware of their online privacy, but each had different ...


Predicting Parental Mediation Behaviors: The Direct And Indirect Influence Of Parents’ Critical Thinking About Media And Attitudes About Parent-Child Interactions, Eric E. Rasmussen, Shawna R. White, Andy J. King, Steven Holiday, Rebecca L. Densley 2016 Texas Tech University

Predicting Parental Mediation Behaviors: The Direct And Indirect Influence Of Parents’ Critical Thinking About Media And Attitudes About Parent-Child Interactions, Eric E. Rasmussen, Shawna R. White, Andy J. King, Steven Holiday, Rebecca L. Densley

Journal of Media Literacy Education

Many parents fail to interact with their children regularly about media content and past research has identified few predictors of parents’ engagement in parental mediation behaviors. The present study explored the relationship between parents’ critical thinking about media and parents’ provision of both active and restrictive mediation of television content. Results revealed that parents’ critical thinking about media is positively associated with both active and restrictive mediation, relationships mediated by parents’ attitudes toward parent-child interactions about media. These findings suggest that media literacy programs aimed at improving parents’ critical thinking about media may be an effective way to alter children ...


Expert And Lay Mental Models Of Ecosystems: Inferences For Risk Communication, Jeffrey K. Lazo, Jason Kinnell, Toby Bussa, Ann Fisher, Nathan Collamer 2016 University of New Hampshire

Expert And Lay Mental Models Of Ecosystems: Inferences For Risk Communication, Jeffrey K. Lazo, Jason Kinnell, Toby Bussa, Ann Fisher, Nathan Collamer

RISK: Health, Safety & Environment

The authors evaluate a mental modeling approach to studying differences between lay and expert comprehension of ecosystems.


Gatekeeping In Crisis Communication: An Exploration Of Leadership In The Press Conference, Carrie A. Boettcher 2016 Emporia State University

Gatekeeping In Crisis Communication: An Exploration Of Leadership In The Press Conference, Carrie A. Boettcher

Proceedings from the Document Academy

Community leaders significantly influence the community's perception of and response to an emergency. This study explored the initial press conferences and communication efforts by community leaders as gatekeepers through an investigation of two large-scale disasters in the United States. Grounded in Patrick Wilson's call to a "reorientation toward the functional" and "to the point of the user," this study explores the initial communication efforts by Mayor Rudolf Giuliani immediately following the attacks on the World Trade Center in New York City on September 11, 2001, and by Mayor Ray Nagin in response to landfall of Hurricane Katrina in ...


Spartan Daily, December 8, 2016, San Jose State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communications 2016 San Jose State University

Spartan Daily, December 8, 2016, San Jose State University, School Of Journalism And Mass Communications

Spartan Daily, 2016

Volume 147, Issue 41


Spartan Daily, December 7, 2016, San Jose State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communications 2016 San Jose State University

Spartan Daily, December 7, 2016, San Jose State University, School Of Journalism And Mass Communications

Spartan Daily, 2016

Volume 147, Issue 40


Spartan Daily, December 6, 2016, San Jose State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communications 2016 San Jose State University

Spartan Daily, December 6, 2016, San Jose State University, School Of Journalism And Mass Communications

Spartan Daily, 2016

Volume 147, Issue 39


Spartan Daily, December 1, 2016, San Jose State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communications 2016 San Jose State University

Spartan Daily, December 1, 2016, San Jose State University, School Of Journalism And Mass Communications

Spartan Daily, 2016

Volume 147, Issue 38


The Use Of Video Outreach To Increase Incoming Students’ View Of The Higher Education Institution As A Whole: A Case Study At California Polytechnic State University, Leah Horner, Michelle Logan 2016 California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo

The Use Of Video Outreach To Increase Incoming Students’ View Of The Higher Education Institution As A Whole: A Case Study At California Polytechnic State University, Leah Horner, Michelle Logan

Journalism

No abstract provided.


The Media Consumption Patterns Of The Arab Spring Revolutions: A Field Study For The Students' Perceptions In The Faculty Of Journalism And Press At Al-Yarmouk University, Tahseen Mohamed Anis Shardaga 2016 Selected Works

The Media Consumption Patterns Of The Arab Spring Revolutions: A Field Study For The Students' Perceptions In The Faculty Of Journalism And Press At Al-Yarmouk University, Tahseen Mohamed Anis Shardaga

Zain Ibrahim

The study aimed to identify the media consumption patterns of the Arab Spring revolutions from the viewpoint of
Yarmouk University students. In addition to detect whether there is a statistically significant differences at the level of significance (α = 0.05) with respect to the views of respondents regarding employing the study dimensions related to political, military and human dimension due to the variables of the study (sex, educational qualification). The study sample consisted of Yarmouk University students (200) students. The descriptive analytical method was used, through which the following results were concluded:
1. Identifying the media consumption patterns on the ...


Spartan Daily, November 30, 2016, San Jose State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communications 2016 San Jose State University

Spartan Daily, November 30, 2016, San Jose State University, School Of Journalism And Mass Communications

Spartan Daily, 2016

Volume 147, Issue 37


The Prospector, November 29, 2016, UTEP Student Publications 2016 University of Texas at El Paso

The Prospector, November 29, 2016, Utep Student Publications

The Prospector

Headline: The Graduation Issue


Wright State University Libraries Access Newsletter Fall 2016, Wright State University Libraries 2016 Wright State University

Wright State University Libraries Access Newsletter Fall 2016, Wright State University Libraries

Access Newsletter

A four page newsletter created by Wright State University Libraries that addresses the current affairs of the Libraries.


Spartan Daily, November 29, 2016, San Jose State University, School of Journalism and Mass Communications 2016 San Jose State University

Spartan Daily, November 29, 2016, San Jose State University, School Of Journalism And Mass Communications

Spartan Daily, 2016

Volume 147, Issue 36


Choosing To Choose: The Impact Of Technology On Choice, Aaron J. Alford 2016 Cedarville University

Choosing To Choose: The Impact Of Technology On Choice, Aaron J. Alford

Channels: Where Disciplines Meet

The development of modern technology has increasingly focused on efficiency over expression. Interfaces limit and scale down human choice and expression. Entertainment and communication now use interfaced technology for even basic human expression, artificially limiting the number of potential choices to the options presented by the interface. The logic of technology has become a totalizing phenomenon, bringing all areas of human life under it purview. According to Heidegger, Ellul, and Flusser, the result of this development is a different way of being-in-the-world for humans. The traditional man has been the constant in production and communication, which the medium and technology ...


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