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Drugs in Our Community Digital Health Vignette - Cooke-Jackson and Barnes - 2013

Peer-to-Peer Mentoring Among Urban Youth: The Intersection of Health Communication, Media Literacy and Digital Health Vignettes

JODML-video-icon-green-35This paper seeks to understand the intersection of media and health literacy training as a catalyst for self-efficacy and agency among urban youth. It asks whether youth who are provided with health education and media literacy training can be empowered to create health messages that are accessible to their peers.

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Youth Voices for Change: Building Political Efficacy and Civic Engagement through Digital Media Literacy

JODML-video-icon-green-35This paper analyzes a project of a New York City-based nonprofit organization, the Educational Video Center (EVC,, which works to put John Dewey’s conceptual framework of “democracy as a way of life” into practice.

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Media Ecologies of Health Literacy: Case Studies of Educational Empowerment

JODML-video-icon-green-35While health education is required within U.S. schools, an integrated or holistic approach is absent. This article looks at three case studies of health education through the lens of media literacy. The discussion focuses on various factors that comprise educational ecologies of health literacy.

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