Re-Imagining Media Education: Exploring New Strategies for Elementary Students' Emotional and Social Engagement
Stewart, Kim, Our Schools, Our Selves
My experiences as a media researcher and media-education practitioner in elementary classrooms have often left me, like other media educators, conflicted as to what I want to do, what I should do and what I can do within the education system. Sholle and Denski (1993) characterized the field of media education as lacking a coherent connection between theory, research and practice, a field where educators are often not trained in media education and media researchers are not trained in educational strategy, leading experts in each discipline to "live categorically distinct separate lives" (p. 298). These distinct lives do not often allow for extensive meetings, discussions or understandings …
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Publication information: Article title: Re-Imagining Media Education: Exploring New Strategies for Elementary Students' Emotional and Social Engagement. Contributors: Stewart, Kim - Author. Magazine title: Our Schools, Our Selves. Volume: 17. Issue: 1 Publication date: Fall 2007. Page number: 71+. © Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Fall 2008. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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