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Making news today: literacy for citizenship

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Abstract


  • This paper is a report on an evaluation of the Making News Today project. This project is a partnership involving the University of Wollongong, Apple Computers, WIN Television and participating schools, supported with a grant from the Australian Research Council.

    Schools participating in the project are involved in the analysis and creation of news items for television. This evaluation focuses specifically on the potential of the Making News Today project as a vehicle for teaching literacy for citizenship.

Publication Date


  • 2007

Citation


  • Reece, P. & Blackall, D. "Making news today: literacy for citizenship." Literacy Learning: The Middle Years 15 .3 (2007): 46-54.

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1206&context=creartspapers

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  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/creartspapers/198

Number Of Pages


  • 8

Start Page


  • 46

End Page


  • 54

Volume


  • 15

Issue


  • 3

Place Of Publication


  • Australia

Abstract


  • This paper is a report on an evaluation of the Making News Today project. This project is a partnership involving the University of Wollongong, Apple Computers, WIN Television and participating schools, supported with a grant from the Australian Research Council.

    Schools participating in the project are involved in the analysis and creation of news items for television. This evaluation focuses specifically on the potential of the Making News Today project as a vehicle for teaching literacy for citizenship.

Publication Date


  • 2007

Citation


  • Reece, P. & Blackall, D. "Making news today: literacy for citizenship." Literacy Learning: The Middle Years 15 .3 (2007): 46-54.

Ro Full-text Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1206&context=creartspapers

Ro Metadata Url


  • http://ro.uow.edu.au/creartspapers/198

Number Of Pages


  • 8

Start Page


  • 46

End Page


  • 54

Volume


  • 15

Issue


  • 3

Place Of Publication


  • Australia