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Making news today: literacy for citizenship
Faculty of Creative Arts - Papers (Archive)
  • David R Blackall, University of Wollongong
  • Philip Reece, NSW Department of Education
RIS ID
21413
Publication Date
1-1-2007
Publication Details

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

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.

Citation Information
David R Blackall and Philip Reece. "Making news today: literacy for citizenship" (2007) p. 46 - 54
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/dblackall/12/