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DIGIT-M-ED Symposium in the 4th International Congress of ISCAR, Sydney, Australia

In case you are around please visit the “Digital Filming, Multimedia & Youth Empowerment: Cultural-historical insights” Symposium in the 4th International Congress of the International Society for Cultural and Activity Research, Sydney, Australia, 29 September – 3 October, 2014 (co-chaired … Continue reading

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DIGIT-M-ED Mini course & workshops, PUC São Paulo Brazil, 13-17 May 2014

A. MINI COURSE- Auditório 100-A, 13/05 and 15/05: 14:00 – 17:00 Learning platforms in a changing social semiotic landscape by Jeff Bezemer (Institute of Education, University of London) B. WORKSHOPS- Auditório 100-A, 14/05: 14:00 – 17:00 Performative technography of network cultures: imagination, aesthetics and … Continue reading

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Digital Media & Education – Symposium – Congress of the German Society of Educational Science, HU Berlin, March 12, 2014

Digital Media and Education. The role of media in the daily lives of marginalised young people in Europe, Brazil and Russia Organizers: Prof. Dr. Christoph Wulf (FU Berlin), Dr. Nino Ferrin (FU Berlin), Dr. Michalis Kontopodis (VU Amsterdam), Dr. des. Martin Bittner (FU … Continue reading

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New movie by pupils in Greece

An amazing short movie is made in the context of the “Hyperconnecting Schools” project by pupils in Rethymnon, Greece. It is called: Pupils’ views, from Réthymno to the world! Enjoy the film here: More films on our you-tube channel: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCow1jHEY3TgMb4QdrD1h_RA?feature=c4-feed-u

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Childhood and Youth in the Digital Age: Key Issues and Debates

More and more children and young people from all over the world come of age in virtual social worlds such as World of Warcraft or make friends in social networking sites such as www.yoursphere.com. Digital technologies alter the ways how children play, learn, socialize … Continue reading

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Report: DIGIT-M-ED Conference and Workshop in Rethymno, Crete. October 2013

Not always easy, but eventually enriching, cultural differences appeared in the DIGIT-E-MED Meeting that took place in Greece last October/2013. Even though we, the participants, are all academics, nothing better than our researches to show how different we are and … Continue reading

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Digital Media Research: Methodological Approaches – Global Perspectives – Educational Challenges: International Conference at University of Crete, Greece, October 21, 2013

The Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Crete in Rethymnon, Greece is kindly inviting all interested colleagues to participate in the DIGIT-M-ED International Conference “Digital Media Research: Methodological Approaches –  Global Perspectives – Educational Challenges” … Continue reading

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Report and Photos from the International Conference & Further Activities in Brazil, 2013

A series of activities took place in June 2013 at Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo (PUC-SP) in Brazil, with a focus on multiliteracy and multimodality research and the use of video-editing media for educational purposes. Most importantly the International Symposium on 08/06/2013 “Global … Continue reading

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International Symposium – Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, 08/06/2013 (open to the public)

Title: Global Perspectives on Learning and Development with Digit@l Media 9.00-10.00: Opening Session by C. Magalhães, A. Lessa & W. Oliveira 10.00-11.00: Keynote I: Communication and learning: A multimodal perspective by Dr. Jeff Bezemer, IOE London 11.00-11.30: Coffee/ tea break 11.30-12.30: … Continue reading

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Training Day: Multimodal methods for analysing social media

The colleagues  from the London Knowledge Lab are organising a ‘Training Day’ on Multimodal methods for analysing social media. Here is the description of the workshop: Are you interested in social networking sites, blogs and forums, but not sure how to … Continue reading

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