The articles in this edition examine how in- and out-of-school experiences can help young people learn to use their voices to influence social change. We see these concerns as central to what it means to foster digital citizenship and media literacy in the twenty-first century.
Promises and Challenges of After-school Programs in the Digital Age: The Case of the Cinematic Arts Project and Latino/Hispanic Youth in Austin, Texas
Getting Into the Fray: Civic Youth, Online Dialogue, and Implications for Digital Literacy Education
An interview with Rawan Damen, project manager of Al Jazeera’s Palestine Remix project, discussing the use of remix in political and historical storytelling, as well the ethical and technical challenges involved.
An examination of educators’ use of the web resource By Any Media Necessary, a tool to help students master skills and competencies necessary for effectively harnessing digital media and participatory politics.
WATCH A VIDEO DISCUSSION WITH THE AUTHORS OF VOLUME 4, ISSUE 1-2
- Google Docs and Hapara: Digital Tool Review on
- Passionate Affinity Spaces on Reddit.com: Learning Practices in the Gluten-free Subreddit on
- Needle in a Haystack: Digital Literacy in the Age of Infinite Information on
- The Challenge of Digital Hearing on
- Youth Voices for Change: Building Political Efficacy and Civic Engagement through Digital Media Literacy on