Media Education Association: Field Scan.

McDougall, J., 2017. Media Education Association: Field Scan. Project Report. London: Media Education Association.

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Abstract

This report for the MEA executive consists of the following: 1. Findings from an online survey completed by teachers of Media, English / Media and primary teachers with a media / digital literacy specialism. The survey asked about awareness of MEA, use of MEA resources / engagement with MEA activities, awareness of subject associations more broadly and needs that could be met by MEA membership; 2. A summary of secondary research into subject associations; 3. Findings from primary research with subject association representatives, conducted through face to face interviews, email interviews and skype interviews. Semi-structured interviewing was used for ‘live’ interviews, a combination of set questions and semi-structured for the email exchanges. 4. A comparison of the associations researched in (2) and (3) with the MEA; 5. Findings from interviews and a visual exercise with teachers who had conducted the online survey and volunteered to be interviewed to explore their responses to the survey questions in more depth and to find out more about their networking practices and professional identities in relation to media education and the objectives of the MEA (the questions were pre-set in all cases); 6. “The Department”: A comparison of the professional networking of media teachers, derived from the survey, interviews and visual mapping with the professional networking of PE teachers, using data from previous research (Potter and McDougall, 2017) 7. Summary findings and provisional recommendations to the MEA executive. 8. References / Links

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Group:Faculty of Media & Communication
ID Code:29879
Deposited By: Unnamed user with email symplectic@symplectic
Deposited On:17 Oct 2017 08:06
Last Modified:17 Oct 2017 08:06

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