Dictionary of Media Literacy

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TAKAKUWA, YASUO. Professor Emeritus, Nagoya University, Japan, and Professor, Department of Mass Communication, Edogawa University, Japan. A media educator in higher education for more than 40 years, in 1986 Takakuwa coauthored a five-volume series of books on media literacy in Japan. Since then he has been introducing Western works on media literacy to Japan, as well as presenting some aspects of the Japanese practices of media literacy to audiences abroad. See also JAPAN, MEDIA LITERACY DEVELOPMENTS IN


TAKING CHARGE OF YOURTV: A CRITICAL VIEWING WORKSHOP

Family and Community Critical Viewing Project National PTA—Media Programming 700 N. Rush St Chicago, IL 60611 Tel: 312–787–0977

A partnership comprised of the National Parent-Teacher Association (PTA), National Cable Television Association, and Cable in the Classroom to help parents take control of the family television. Formed in 1994, the Family and Community Critical Viewing Project offers 'Taking Charge of Your TV: A Critical Viewing Workshop” to parents and educators nationwide. The workshop teaches critical viewing skills and shows parents and educators how these skills benefit them when using today's media. Participants are not told what they should or should not watch on television. Instead, they are encouraged to make informed choices and are given the tips and strategies to begin a family dialogue to help children watch TV actively, carefully, and critically.

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Dictionary of Media Literacy
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Acronyms ix
  • Preface xi
  • A 1
  • B 19
  • C 25
  • D 47
  • E 55
  • F 71
  • G 79
  • H 89
  • I 93
  • J 107
  • K 113
  • L 117
  • M 123
  • N 137
  • O 147
  • P 149
  • Q 163
  • R 165
  • S 169
  • T 181
  • U 189
  • V 195
  • W 201
  • Y,Z 205
  • Appendix: Subject Directory 207
  • Bibliography 213
  • Index 223
  • About the Contributors 231
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