Middle School Students Are Co-Researchers of Their Media Environment: An Integrated Project

Bernt, Phyllis W.; Turner, Sandra V.; Bernt, Joseph P.
September 2005
Middle School Journal;Sep2005, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p38
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the involvement of middle school students as co-researchers of a National Science Foundation-funded project in the U.S. examining media messages about information technology and careers that middle schools received from different forms of media. The overall national project examined whether the content of these media reinforces or impedes the development of gender and racial diversity in the information technology industry. The primary component of the project is a study for the development of a curriculum unit that will help middle school students understand their media environment.


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