The European Commission represents the general interest of the EU and is the driving force in proposing legislation (to Parliament and the Council), administering and implementing EU policies, enforcing EU law (jointly with the Court of Justice) and negotiating in the international arena. The 2010 Safer Internet Work Programme sets out the priorities for activities […]
Cultural Anthropologist Mimi Ito on Connected Learning, Children, and Digital Media
The Digital Media & Learning Research Hub is part of the University of California’s systemwide Humanities Research Institute and is supported by the MacArthur Foundation. Mimi Ito is a cultural anthropologist and expert in the field of digital media and learning, focusing on children and youth’s changing relationships to media and communications. She recently completed […]
Adobe Youth Voices Essentials
Adobe Youth Voices Essentials is a set of open curricula and resources for educators to create breakthrough learning experiences for young people. Based on the best practices of the Adobe Youth Voices program, the Adobe Foundation’s signature philanthropy initiative, these tools help empower youth to “create with purpose.” It’s our mission to inspire young people […]
The Media Literacy Expert Group
The European Commission was requested to launch an initiative on Media Literacy by the European Parliament (during the hearings of Commissioner Reding before taking up her new mandate, as well as in the Weber Report on the transition to digital TV) and the industry together with a number of Member States. The group was composed […]
Learning with Cable
Eight Suggestions to Make Teaching Easier and More Effective
The Mean World Syndrome: Media Violence & the Cultivation of Fear
A new video based on the late George Gerbner’s groundbreaking analysis of media influence and media violence.
Revista Científica, de ámbito internacional, en educación y comunicación, foro abierto para conocer y comprender los nuevos lenguajes de los medios. En sus diecisiete años de singladura se ha consolidado, a nivel nacional e internacional, como revista científica, integrada distintos sistemas de indización internacional como Thomson Reuters (JCR, SSCI, Social Scisearch), Scopus, Francis y Sociological […]
IFLANET; Information Literacy Section
The primary purpose of the Information Literacy Section is to foster international cooperation in the development of information skills education in all types of libraries. The Section focuses on the use of computers and media in teaching and learning.
Understanding Information Literacy: A Primer
The Primer is an easy-to-read, non-technical overview explaining what “Information Literacy” means. It is designed for busy public policy-makers, business executives, civil society administrators, and practicing professionals. It is an introduction, to apply and evaluate Information Literacy strategies, policies, programs and projects into countries and organizations.