Chloe Gordon

Chloe Gordon
Australian Catholic University | ACU · ACU Engagement

BPrimEd (Hons), PhD

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Introduction
Chloe Gordon is a Research Associate at the Australian Catholic University. Key areas of expertise: media literacy, autism, program development, implementation and evaluation, mixed methods research design and analysis, and curriculum development.

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Publications (25)
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Objective: A 10-lesson alcohol media literacy program was developed, underpinned by the message interpretation processing model, inoculation theory, and constructivist learning theory, and was tailored to be culturally relevant to the Australian context. This program aimed to increase students’ media deconstruction skills and reduce intent to drink...
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Background Alcohol media literacy programs seek to mitigate the potentially harmful effects of alcohol advertising on children’s drinking intentions and behaviours through equipping them with skills to challenge media messages. In order for such programs to be effective, the teaching and learning experiences must be tailored to their specific cultu...
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This paper presents two studies that explored community attitudes to autism in Australia; and autistic people and their families’ perspectives of community attitudes. In Study One 2424 (primarily non-autistic) people completed a survey on autism-related knowledge and attitudes; identifying a number of misperceptions and knowledge gaps in the genera...
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There is limited research examining the inclusion of autistic people in their local communities. This paper reports on two Australian studies which explored this gap, focusing on both autistic people’s experiences and non-autistic people’s attitudes towards autistic individuals. Study One was conducted with primarily non-autistic people (n = 2,383)...
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Although the negative effect of social media use among youth on body image and eating concerns has been established, few classroom-based resources that can decrease these effects through targeting social media literacy skills have been developed. This study aimed to test the efficacy of SoMe, a social media literacy body image, dieting, and wellbei...
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Theoretical accounts of the relationship between social media use and body image among adolescents have highlighted motivations as an important factor. However, motivations for social media use has received little attention in extant research in the area of body image. The aim of this study was therefore to develop a measure of motivations for soci...
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Body dissatisfaction is distressing and a risk factor for adverse consequences including eating disorders. However, data pertaining to the prevalence of body dissatisfaction in adolescence, a key period for its emergence, are lacking. This is a substantial barrier to tailored assessment and early intervention. This study addresses this gap and prov...
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This study focuses on a homework program where an Australian University partnered with a school to support children from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Undergraduate tutors, paired with a child each semester, provided weekly learning support. This exploratory study aimed to understand the experiences of the children participatin...
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Youth spend substantial time on social media, which can foster self-critical processes that increase risk of body dissatisfaction, disordered eating, and depressed mood. To date, there have been few investigations of interventions to decrease the negative impacts of social media engagement in adolescent boys and girls. This paper outlines the proto...
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Social media use is associated with body image concerns, disordered eating and body change behaviors in adolescents. This study aimed to examine these relationships within a biopsychosocial framework and test an integrated model. A sample of 681 adolescents (49% female), mean age = 12.76 years (SD = 0.74), completed a questionnaire assessing social...
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This study aimed to understand the experience of pastoral care (PC), that is, the provision of support, comfort and spiritual counselling, from the perspective of Australian aged care residents. A survey research design captured feedback on participants’ PC experience. Outcomes were reported by 575 residents (aged 53–102) across 41 sites. The major...
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Objective: Alcohol media literacy (AML) programs have achieved positive results for alcohol prevention; however, gender may moderate program effectiveness. This study investigated gender differences for an Australian AML intervention. Method: Fifth and sixth graders ( N = 165), allocated to an intervention or wait-list control group, participate...
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Advertisements are persuasive texts designed to communicate ideas explicitly and implicitly through visual grammar. Counter-advertisements allow students to engage with advertising texts as creators rather than consumers and challenge media messages. Based in critical media literacy theory, this paper explores how elementary students interpret and...
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This qualitative study aims to provide insight into the impact of chaplaincy in the Australian juvenile justice system. Semi-structured qualitative interviews were conducted with six chaplains and managers of chaplaincy services in the juvenile justice system in Victoria, Australia. Interviews were analysed thematically using deductive and inductiv...
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Understanding the nature of, and transitions in, young children's alcohol-related knowledge and attitudes is important to determining the age at which we should start educating children about alcohol and informing our understanding of the focus of such education. This paper aimed to explore current literature on the alcohol-related knowledge, belie...
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Introduction and aims: The aim of the present study was to explore young women's understandings of, and interactions with, an advertising campaign for a pre-mixed alcohol product that appeared to be promoting pre-drinking. This campaign was the subject of complaints to the Alcohol Advertising Review Board, revealing an inconsistency between the wa...
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This case study seeks to highlight the importance of implementation fidelity and how it was achieved in a programme evaluation study. This study was focused on the development, implementation and evaluation of an alcohol media literacy programme for Australian children. In a nutshell, the programme aimed to teach children to critically analyse alco...
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Objective: While the term 'binge drinking' has no definitive definition, it is commonly used in lay conversation and mass media communication campaigns. It is important to understand how the general population interprets the term, and their positive and negative perceptions of this behaviour. Methods: A convenience sample of 549 participants fro...
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Objective: Alcohol media literacy programs in the United States have increased students' media literacy skills and lowered pre-drinking behaviour. In Australia, no such programs have yet been implemented or evaluated. This pilot study aimed to examine the feasibility and potential impact of an alcohol media literacy program for Australian upper-pr...
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Given the harms caused by underage drinking, the influence of the media on children’s alcohol related attitudes and behaviours is an important issue to address. While alcohol media literacy (ML) programs in the US have proven effective, no such programs have yet been implemented and evaluated in Australia. We conducted a pilot study to examine the...
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Instructor-managed physical integration of mutually dependent, but spatially separated materials, is an effective way to overcome negative effects of split-attention on learning. This study examined whether teaching students to self-manage split-attention materials would be effective for learning. Seventy-eight primary-school students learned about...
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Students are surrounded by print-based and multimodal advertisements; on television, newspapers, magazines, radio, outdoor billboards, sports games, merchandise, shopping centres and the Internet. These advertisements can convey potentially harmful messages to students about health issues such as nutrition and alcohol consumption. There is a need t...
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Alcohol media literacy is an emerging field that aims to address the link between exposure to alcohol advertising and subsequent expectancies and behaviours for children and adolescents. The design, rigour and results of alcohol media literacy programmes vary considerably, resulting in a number of unanswered questions about effectiveness. To provid...
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Issues: An extensive search of media literacy (ML) programs has failed to reveal school-based ML programs that address children’s alcohol related cognitions, attitudes and behavioural intentions in an Australian context. The few programs that do exist were developed in America, which has a fundamentally different alcohol marketing landscape to Aust...
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Issues: Alcohol media literacy (ML) is an emerging field that aims to address the link between exposure to alcohol advertising and subsequent expectancies and behaviours. The design, rigour and results of alcohol ML programs vary considerably, resulting in a number of unanswered questions about the effectiveness of this approach. Approach: To pro...

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Evaluating the impact of a novel body image and social media literacy intervention through a cluster RCT trial.