iRT’s Prevention Central Team Publishes Chapter on Sexual Socialization in the International Encyclopedia of Media Literacy.

2020-12-29T12:56:53+00:00

Media literacy education (MLE) is one of the primary strategies used by Prevention Central research teams at iRT to develop innovative, evidence-based programs. Prevention Central scientists are on the forefront of  researching the influence of media on adolescents’ sexual attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors, and have found that MLE is an effective way to promote adolescent sexual health.

iRT’s Prevention Central Team Publishes Chapter on Sexual Socialization in the International Encyclopedia of Media Literacy.2020-12-29T12:56:53+00:00

Journal of Health Communication Publishes iRT Study

2020-12-29T13:10:12+00:00

iRT is pleased to announce that an evaluation of the Media Aware program has been published in the Journal of Health Communication. Media Aware (Sexual Health for Middle School) is a teacher-led program that uses media literacy education to help adolescents learn about a wide range of sexual and relationship health topics. In the published research study, Media Aware was compared to traditional...

Journal of Health Communication Publishes iRT Study2020-12-29T13:10:12+00:00

iRT’s Media Literacy Research Makes Top 10 List of Education Journal’s Most Popular Pages

2020-12-29T16:42:08+00:00

Durham, NC (September 10, 2014)—A research article written by scientists at innovation Research & Training (iRT) has been listed by The Journal of Media Literacy Education as one of the top 10 most popular pages viewed in its June issue. The Journal of Media Literacy Education is an online, open-access, peer-reviewed interdisciplinary journal that supports the development of research...

iRT’s Media Literacy Research Makes Top 10 List of Education Journal’s Most Popular Pages2020-12-29T16:42:08+00:00

Study Finds Media Literacy Education Effective for Teaching Adolescent Sexual Health

2020-12-29T16:40:33+00:00

Durham, NC, June 12, 2014—Teaching middle-school students about sexual health using a media literacy education approach has been shown to increase adolescents’ intentions to make healthy decisions regarding their future sexual behavior. Durham, NC, June 12, 2014—Teaching middle-school students about sexual health using a media literacy education approach has been shown to...

Study Finds Media Literacy Education Effective for Teaching Adolescent Sexual Health2020-12-29T16:40:33+00:00

iRT’s JMLE Paper on Media Aware—Sexual Health Published

2020-12-29T16:34:02+00:00

In a paper published in the Journal of Media Literacy Education, innovation Research & Training (iRT) scientists Drs. Tracy Scull, Christina Malik, and Janis Kupersmidt report that a comprehensive, media literacy education program for influencing adolescents’ sexual health and media literacy outcomes has the potential for positively influencing sexual health decisions. The paper, "A Media Literacy...

iRT’s JMLE Paper on Media Aware—Sexual Health Published2020-12-29T16:34:02+00:00

iRT receives a Phase II SBIR grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver NICHD

2020-12-31T16:44:57+00:00

Dr. Tracy Scull and Dr. Janis Kupersmidt have received a Phase II SBIR grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver NICHD to continue the development of Media World Relationships. Dr. Tracy Scull (Principal Investigator) and Dr. Janis Kupersmidt (Co-Investigator) have received a Phase II SBIR grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (NICHD) to...

iRT receives a Phase II SBIR grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver NICHD2020-12-31T16:44:57+00:00
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