Reflections on Media Education Futures

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

Sirkku Kotilainen
Reijo Kupiainen
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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?
Divina Frau-Meigs

Studying Youth in the Media City: Multi-sited Reflections
Johanna Sumiala, Leena Suurpää, Titus Hjelm, Minttu Tikka

Digital Capabilities
Ida Cortoni, Veronica Lo Presti

Reflections on the Question of Technology in Media Literacy Education
Minna Saariketo

Journalists’ Role in Media Education in Poland in a Time of Globalization
Ilona Biernacka-Ligieza

Evaluating Media Literacy and Media Education Competences of Future Media Educators
Camille Tilleul, Pierre Fastrez, Thierry De Smedt

Conditions for a Sustainable Information Transculture
Anne Lehmans, Vincent Liquète

International University Curricula: The Relevance of Convergence to Media and Communication Studies
Matthias Karmasin, Sandra Diehl, Isabell Koinig

Media Literacy in China: Research, Practices and Challenges
Zhang Yanqiu

Political Peculiarities of Media Education in Brazilian Favelas
Leonardo Custódio

Media and Information Literacies and the Well-being of Young People: Comparative Perspectives
Sirkku Kotilainen, Manisha Pathak-Shelat

Media Learning in Primary School Classrooms
Marketa Zezulkova

Public Opinion Research as a Prerequisite for Media Education Strategies and Policies
Lana Ciboci, Igor Kanižaj, Danijel Labaš

Making Futures: The Politics of Media Education
Matteo Stocchetti

Teaching a Journalism that Never Dies: A Learning Caravan in the Asian Borderlands
Li Xiguang

2. Practical Papers and Case Studies

The Use of Social Networks Online: A Cause of Intergenerational Conflicts?
Maria Apparecida Campos Mamede-Neves, Stella Maria Peixoto de Azevedo Pedrosa

Teen Prosumers: Possible Mission on the Web
Daniela Cinque, Claudia D’Antoni

Media Literacy and Identity of Adolescent Students in Media Fiction
María José Díaz-Aguado, Laia Falcón, Patricia Núñez, Liisa Hanninen

Corporal Imaginaries: Gender Perspective Applied to Digital Media Literacy in Early Childhood
Ana Solano, Tamara Bueno Doral, Noelia García Castillo

A Framework for the Future: When Kindergartens Go Online
Klaus Thestrup

Media Literacy and the EU: From Consumer Protection to Audience Development
Dag Asbjørnsen

Media Education in Greece: Antecedents and the New Challenges in a Time of Crisis
Kostas Voros

Media Education as an Important Part of Library Services in Poland
Agata Walczak-Niewiadomska

Four Scenarios to Consider Regarding the Future of Media Education
Patrick Verniers

The Authors

Cover: Reflections on Media Education Futures


Pages: 301
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Series: The International Clearinghouse on Children, Youth & Media