Reflections on Media Education Futures

Contributions to the Conference Media Education Futures in Tampere, Finland 2014

This publication has its origins in the International Conference “Media Education Futures” 2014 in Finland. The event gathered international researchers in the field, as well as national and international organizations and actors in European and global fields of media education.


Foreword and Introduction. Media Education Futures 
1. Academic Articles 
Augmented Media and Information Literacy (MIL). How Can MIL Harness the Affordances of Digital Information Cultures?  
Studying Youth in the Media City. Multi-sited Reflections 
Digital Capabilities 
Reflections on the Question of Technology in Media Literacy Education 
Journalists’ Role in Media Education in Poland in a Time of Globalization 
Evaluating Media Literacy and Media Education Competences of Future Media Educators 
Conditions for a Sustainable Information Transculture 
International University Curricula. The Relevance of Convergence to Media and Communication Studies 
Media Literacy in China. Research, Practices and Challenges 
Political Peculiarities of Media Education in Brazilian Favelas 
Media and Information Literacies and the Well-being of Young People. Comparative Perspectives 
Media Learning in Primary School Classrooms.  
Public Opinion Research as a Prerequisite for Media Education Strategies and Policies 
Making Futures. The Politics of Media Education 
Teaching a Journalism that Never Dies. A Learning Caravan in the Asian Borderlands 
2. Practical Papers and Case Studies 
The Use of Social Networks Online. A Cause of Intergenerational Conflicts? 
Teen Prosumers. Possible Mission on the Web 
Media Literacy and Identity of Adolescent Students in Media Fiction 
Corporal Imaginaries. Gender Perspective Applied to Digital Media Literacy in Early Childhood 
A Framework for the Future. When Kindergartens Go Online 
Media Literacy and the EU. From Consumer Protection to Audience Development 
Media Education in Greece. Antecedents and the New Challenges in a Time of Crisis 
Media Education as an Important Part of Library Services in Poland 
Four Scenarios to Consider Regarding the Future of Media Education 
The Authors 
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