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THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE DOVE EVOLUTION FILM AS A ONE-SHOT MEDIA LITERACY TREATMENT by DANIEL AARON WHEELER A.A. Alabama Christian College 1979 B.A. Western Illinois University 1989 M.A. University of Alabama 1994 A dissertation submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Doctor of Education in the Department of Educational Studies in the College of Education at the University of Central Florida Orlando, Florida Spring Term 2009 Major Professors: Cynthia J. Hutchinson, E. Lea Witta ©2009 Daniel Aaron Wheeler ii ABSTRACT The purpose of this study is to test the effectiveness of the Dove Evolution film as a one-shot media literacy treatment to change sociocultural attitudes toward appearance. Four speech…show more content…
We’ve grown a lot in our journey together. Most of all, I am indebted to Almighty God and His Son Jesus for His redeeming blood. I pray that I will be a faithful minister and this doctorate degree will be to their glory. In more ways than one, I’ve been saved by Grace. vi TABLE OF CONTENTS LIST OF FIGURES ................................................................................................................................. x LIST OF TABLES .................................................................................................................................. xi LIST OF ACRONYMS/ABBREVIATIONS .............................................................................................. xii CHAPTER ONE: INTRODUCTION .........................................................................................................1 Introduction ...................................................................................................................................1 Need for the Study .........................................................................................................................1 Purpose ........................................................................................................................................10 Theoretical Framework
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