Rural Media Literacy: Youth Documentary Videomaking As A Rural Literacy Practice

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Damiana Gibbons Pyles, Assistant Professor (Creator)
Appalachian State University (ASU )
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Abstract: The author presents research on media literacy in rural youth by conducting a modal analysis of a collection of documentary videos made by rural youths from Appalachia, United States.

Additional Information

Pyles, D. G. (2016). Rural media literacy: Youth documentary videomaking as a rural literacy practice. Journal of Research in Rural Education, 31(7), 1-15. Publisher version of record available at:
Language: English
Date: 2016
Media literacy, Rural education, Rural youth, Appalachian region

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