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Students 'Flip' for Digital Learning

Students 'Flip' for Digital Learning | Educommunication | Scoop.it
Students today live in a wired world. Educators strive to assure high school and post-secondary success for each student.
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4º Congresso 'Literacia, Media e Cidadania' em Maio de 2017 no Porto

4º Congresso 'Literacia, Media e Cidadania' em Maio de 2017 no Porto | Educommunication | Scoop.it
O evento é organizado pelo GILM - Grupo Informal sobre Literacia Mediática
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CHAMADA DE COMUNICAÇÕES PROLONGADA ATÉ 31 DE JANEIRO DE 2017
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6 empresas que son dueñas de (casi) todos los medios de comunicación de EE.UU.

6 empresas que son dueñas de (casi) todos los medios de comunicación de EE.UU. | Educommunication | Scoop.it
Les mostramos una infografía elaborada por WebpageFX en la que se refleja que 6 grandes compañías poseen casi todos los medios de EE.UU.
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User-Generated Website Explores Contemporary Propaganda

User-Generated Website Explores Contemporary Propaganda | Educommunication | Scoop.it
PROPAGANDA IS
ALL AROUND US.
 
Do you know how to recognize and respond to it?
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Éducation21: exploitation du film en milieu scolaire

Éducation21: exploitation du film en milieu scolaire | Educommunication | Scoop.it
"Chaque jour, notre regard capte des milliers d’images fixes ou animées. Personne ne niera l’emprise grandissante de ce déferlement visuel sur notre représentation du monde, sur notre manière de communiquer, de consommer, de voter ou même de croire. Personne ne contestera non plus la nécessité d’éduquer à l’image, de réaliser un « arrêt sur images », afin d’en mesurer la véracité, d’identifier les messages sous-jacents, de mesurer leur pouvoir. Car lorsqu’elles suscitent des émotions qui empêchent toute pensée ou qu’elles réduisent le monde à de simples clichés ou stéréotypes, leur effet peut être démesuré. Il s’agit donc de rester attentif et conscient des mécanismes en jeu. Mais comment ?"
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Perspective | Five ways President Trump can become media literate

Perspective | Five ways President Trump can become media literate | Educommunication | Scoop.it
With cries of “fake news” coming from all sides, schools are stepping up — teaching media literacy to help students distinguish rumor from fact, hoax from reality.

As President Trump’s bizarre suggestion of a recent terrorist attack in Sweden proved last weekend, he needs a crash course.

We’re here to help.
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CNN / Reliable Sources: Democracy demands media literacy - Video

CNN / Reliable Sources: Democracy demands media literacy - Video | Educommunication | Scoop.it
Brian Stelter challenges media and tech companies to invest in media literacy; news consumers deserve to better understand how journalists do their job.
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Fighting fake news: Lancaster's schools and colleges focus on media literacy

Fighting fake news: Lancaster's schools and colleges focus on media literacy | Educommunication | Scoop.it
During the recent presidential campaign, the librarians at Franklin & Marshall College felt a need to talk with students about information literacy.

By the time they held a workshop on the subject last month — in the wake of the Pizzagate episode and the attention on “alternative facts” — they believed it was needed more than ever.

During the workshop, held over a lunch break, students and professors talked about subjects like how to determine a news source is credible and the best way of telling someone they’re sharing fake news.

“It’s really about being an engaged and informed citizen,” says Meghan Kelly, research and emerging technologies librarian at F&M. “Democracy doesn’t function without informed citizens.”
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Educomunicação e Políticas Públicas: Um estudo comparativo entre as cidades de São Paulo e Rio de Janeiro

"O texto propõe discutir as mudanças ocorridas na sociedade atual, influenciadas pela amplitude do papel da Comunicação, fazendo um resgate histórico e teórico sobre políticas públicas de educação midiática desenvolvidas no Brasil. Traz como foco as ações referentes ao tema no Rio de Janeiro a partir da concepção de Media Education europeia e em São Paulo, com enfoque na concepção da educomunicação. Assim, constitui-se como um tema significativo no cenário educacional no Brasil."

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UNESCO launch Five Laws of Media and Information Literacy

UNESCO launch Five Laws of Media and Information Literacy | Educommunication | Scoop.it
UNESCO (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation) have launched their Five Laws of Media and Information Literacy. Their strategy aims to being together the fields of information literacy and media literacy into a combined set of knowledge, skills and attitudes required for living and working in the 21st century.

Media and Information Literacy recognizes the primary role of information and media in our everyday lives. It lies at the core of freedom of expression and information – since it empowers citizens to understand the functions of media and other information providers, to critically evaluate their content, and to make informed decisions as users and producer of information and media content.
 
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Media Literacy Now launches next phase of media literacy campaign with model bill and new national coalition partners

Media Literacy Now launches next phase of media literacy campaign with model bill and new national coalition partners | Educommunication | Scoop.it
I’m excited to announce that Media Literacy Now is taking a major step forward to ensure all students will have an opportunity to acquire the media literacy skills they need to be good digital citizens in the information age. This year we’re rolling out a new model bill that puts Media Literacy and Digital Citizenship together on legislative desks around the country.

Media Literacy Now developed the model bill in partnership with Common Sense Kids Action, The National Association for Media Literacy Education and the Digital Citizenship Institute. We are seeking state legislative sponsors to introduce the bill state by state for the coming legislative session, beginning in many states in January. The bill is based on the successful Washington bill passed earlier this year through the leadership of Claire Beach, president of Action for Media Education, with guidance and resources from Media Literacy Now.
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WAN-IFRA, news literacy and youth engagement

WAN-IFRA, news literacy and youth engagement | Educommunication | Scoop.it
No matter what business model news publishers devise or platform they choose, it will all be for naught if they do not pay meaningful attention, right now, to youth.
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Licenciatura em Educomunicação: reflexão acerca da grade curricular

"O presente artigo é fruto da pesquisa de iniciação científica realizada no estudo bibliométrico das disciplinas obrigatórias do curso Licenciatura em Educomunicação, ministradas na Escola de Comunicações e Artes, da Universidade de São Paulo. O objetivo da pesquisa foi verificar os fundamentos teóricos e epistemológicos do curso a partir de sua bibliografia, por meio da metodologia da bibliometria, a fim de entender como as disciplinas impactam na formação acadêmica do profissional de educomunicação. As bibliografias foram cruzadas e chegou-se a três principais descobertas: existem dezesseis autores muito recorrentes no curso; são quatro as obras mais utilizadas pelos professores e as disciplinas do curso se dividem em quatro grandes núcleos, quando categorizadas por meio das bibliografias. O artigo pretende apresentar reflexão acerca da pesquisa realizada e dos resultados encontrados".
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Arming the young against fake news

Arming the young against fake news | Educommunication | Scoop.it
"Journalists and educators around the world continue working urgently to make news literacy and media and information literacy key priorities in helping young people learn how to navigate digital content."
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We should assume that many adults need help, too. This likely includes teachers.
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« Le Monde » s’engage dans l’éducation à l’information

« Le Monde » s’engage dans l’éducation à l’information | Educommunication | Scoop.it
Un groupe de journalistes volontaires du « Monde » se propose d’aller faire des interventions en classe, sur la base de contenus pédagogiques mis à disposition de nos lecteurs.
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Trump and the ‘Society of the Spectacle’

Trump and the ‘Society of the Spectacle’ | Educommunication | Scoop.it

"Nearly 50 years ago, Guy Debord’s “The Society of the Spectacle” reached bookshelves in France. It was a thin book in a plain white cover, with an obscure publisher and an author who shunned interviews, but its impact was immediate and far-reaching, delivering a social critique that helped shape France’s student protests and disruptions of 1968. “The Society of the Spectacle” is still relevant today. With its descriptions of human social life subsumed by technology and images, it is often cited as a prophecy of the dangers of the internet age now upon us. And perhaps more than any other 20th-century philosophical work, it captures the profoundly odd moment we are now living through, under the presidential reign of Donald Trump."

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Semaine de la Presse: fiches pédagogiques pour le cycle 1

"La Semaine des médias à l'école en Suisse romande est une proposition pédagogique destinée à s'insérer dans le programme habituel des cours. L'ambition est de consacrer une modeste fraction de l'horaire aux médias, aux images, au numérique. C'est surtout l'occasion de mettre en oeuvre les objectifs MITIC du Plan d'études romand. Du 27 au 31 mars 2017, la 14e édition se décline sur le thème : "Toujours connectés ? ". Les effets de l'hyperconnexion et la qualité des informations absorbées sont au cœur de cette nouvelle édition. Elle propose deux concours, une série RTS inédite de 10 capsules vidéo de 3 minutes, des rencontres, des visites, des débats, des comparaisons, des productions réalisées en classe..."
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Pixel Museum : Musée du jeu vidéo près de Strasbourg

Pixel Museum : Musée du jeu vidéo près de Strasbourg | Educommunication | Scoop.it
Le Pixel Museum, musée du jeu vidéo, des loisirs connectés et de l’art vidéoludique ouvre ses portes le 25 février 2017 à Schiltigheim (10 minutes du centre de Strasbourg).

Porté par l’association Ludus Institut, le musée Pixel Museum est consacré à l’histoire du jeu vidéo de ces 40 dernières années : « de la première borne d’arcade aux dernières consoles nouvelle génération, les visiteurs auront l’occasion de se replonger dans l’histoire passionnante du 10e Art. »
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Pour comprendre comment Facebook accumule des données sur nous

Pour comprendre comment Facebook accumule des données sur nous | Educommunication | Scoop.it
Pfiou ! La quantité de données que Facebook collecte chaque seconde sur chaque internaute du monde entier donne le vertige... Et encore, on ne peut que soupçonner son ampleur exacte. L’étudiant autrichien Max Schrems en a eu un petit indice fin 2011, lorsqu’il a réclamé l’ensemble des données dont Facebook dispose sur lui, et reçu en retour un document de 1 222 pages . Tout n’y était pas. Car aux précieuses informations que l’internaute fournit lui-même en flânant sur Facebook.com, s’ajoutent toutes celles que le réseau social récupère à son insu. Quand il surfe sur Internet. Quand ses «amis» parlent de lui. Quand il partage une photo. Quand il achète un parfum. Et tout cela même s’il n’est pas inscrit sur Facebook, car la pieuvre constitue même des profils secrets recueillant une foultitude d’infos sur ses non-membres.
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How The World Changed Social Media

How The World Changed Social Media | Educommunication | Scoop.it
"How the World Changed Social Media is the first book in Why We Post, a book series that investigates the findings of anthropologists who each spent 15 months living in communities across the world. This book offers a comparative analysis summarising the results of the research and explores the impact of social media on politics and gender, education and commerce. What is the result of the increased emphasis on visual communication? Are we becoming more individual or more social? Why is public social media so conservative? Why does equality online fail to shift inequality offline? How did memes become the moral police of the internet?"

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Alfabetización en Nuevos Medios: estudio curricular de un curso

El presente documento utiliza la metodología de estudio de caso para realizar un análisis curricular del curso: Alfabetización en nuevos medios, cuyo programa fue compartido por el Dr. Henry Jenkins en su blog oficial. Se estudia el modelo propuesto en el marco del diseño curricular tradicional empleado por la Universidad Estatal a Distancia de Costa Rica. A su vez se analiza la forma en la que se abordan en este curso, aspectos como la alfabetización digital, las TIC y el impacto de las redes sociales en la sociedad moderna.
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In the age of robots, our schools are teaching children to be redundant | George Monbiot

In the age of robots, our schools are teaching children to be redundant | George Monbiot | Educommunication | Scoop.it

"A regime of cramming and testing is crushing young people’s instinct to learn and destroying their future".


"In the future, if you want a job, you must be as unlike a machine as possible: creative, critical and socially skilled. So why are children being taught to behave like machines? Children learn best when teaching aligns with their natural exuberance, energy and curiosity. So why are they dragooned into rows and made to sit still while they are stuffed with facts?"

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A Generation Living for Likes

A Generation Living for Likes | Educommunication | Scoop.it
Laura Vanderkam reviews “The Happiness Effect: How Social Media Is Driving a Generation to Appear Perfect at Any Cost” by Donna Freitas.
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4 factors that influence people’s attitudes toward facts

4 factors that influence people’s attitudes toward facts | Educommunication | Scoop.it
The simple but frustrating truth is that facts alone are not enough to provide context and clarity for your audience. Even the most thorough, accurate piece of reporting might still be trumped by a poorly reasoned and false counterargument.

Decades of research into the way humans process information and deal with misinformation and propaganda show that people are more inclined to believe things that are in line with their existing views — even if proven truth contradicts their beliefs.

Here are some factors that make it difficult to convince people of facts.
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Comment la fiction influence les enfants

Comment la fiction influence les enfants | Educommunication | Scoop.it

"Pourquoi les petites filles sont-elles attirées par telles couleurs, tels jouets ou telles histoires ? Comment se fait-il qu’elles préfèrent souvent s’habiller en rose et jouer les princesses, tandis que les garçons s’identifient plutôt à Dark Vador, à de farouches guerriers ou à des astronautes ? En réalité, les histoires que nous leur racontons peuvent faire toute la différence."

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From Prosumer to Prodesigner: Participatory News Consumption

"New democratic participation forms and collaborative productions of diverse audiences have emerged as a result of digital inno-vations in the online access to and consumption of news. The aim of this paper is to propose a conceptual framework based onthe possibilities of Web 2.0. Outlining the construction of a “social logic”, which combines computer and communicative logics,the conceptual framework is theoretically built to explore the evolution of news consumption from a pure circulation of designedproducts towards a global conversation of proactive news designers. Then, the framework was tested using an empirical databasebuilt by the P EW Research Centre, which investigates the future of the news industry, through a large-scale survey with adults.Results show significant differences (by age, gender and educational level) in the forms of participation, access and consumptionof news. However, whilst immersed in the culture of Web 2.0 there is a low-level of user participation in news production; far from being proactive news designers, findings suggest that citizens are still located in the lower participatory levels of our concep-tual framework. Conclusions suggest there is a need for media education providers to carry out training initiatives according tothe social logic possibilities through proposed guidelines".

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Fake news: Tips on how to distinguish it from the real thing

Fake news: Tips on how to distinguish it from the real thing | Educommunication | Scoop.it
Teachers from elementary school through college are instructing students on how to decipher fact from fiction when it comes to online news, after an election season that saw made-up stories abound. Some of their lessons:
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