Youth, Engagement and Participation in Digital Culture
How can media literacy enable core competencies for value-driven, diverse and robust digital media use?
How can media literacy enable a more civic-minded participatory culture?
These challenges are great, but they need to be examined in their entirety if media literacy is to begin to address the opportunities they present for democracy, participation and discourse in a digital media age. By presenting information that places media literacy at the center of what it means to be an engaged citizen, educators and policy makers will understand why media literacy must be integrated into formal and informal education systems before it’s too late
B. Study Methodology and Participant Sample
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STUDY METHODOLOGY & PARTICIPANT SAMPLE
The survey employed for this book emerged from a study conducted to better understand how young citizens use social media in their daily lives, and how they perceive its value for them personally and publically. The following two general research questions were posed in 2011, when the study was launched:
RQ1–How do university students conceive of social media’s role in their daily information and communication use?
RQ2–How do university students conceive of social media’s role in civic life?
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