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DisCo 2014 : DisCo: Media literacy education from pupils to life long learning


When Jun 23, 2014 - Jun 25, 2014
Where Prague
Abstract Registration Due Mar 31, 2014
Submission Deadline May 12, 2014
Categories    education   pedagogy

Call For Papers

Call for papers - International Conference DisCo 2014: Media literacy education from pupils to life long learning. 23. 6.-25. 6. 2013, Prague

„Media literacy is an important overall skill in everyday life and at every age.”

DisCo 2014 offers a platform for scholars, researchers, pedagogical staff, students, educational start ups , educational NGO and experts from the private and public sectors in which they can join the discussion on topics connected to media literacy and new technologies in education.

Conference topics

1) People and institutions
a. Digital generation/youth and lifelong learning
b. The role of family environment in media literacy education
c. The role of the NGO’s in information and media literacy education
d. National policies on media education
e. Building knowledge-based societies
f. Information and media literacy and libraries
g. Information and media literacy in different cultures and countries and from gender perspecitive

2) Theory
a. Information and media literacy and lifelong learning
b. Formal and informal (lifelong) learning in digital era
c. Methodology of educating seniors in the field of new media
d. Learning analytics and educational data mining

3) Practice
a. Digital badges in learning and education
b. Gamification of learning and education
c. E-learning, M-learning & B-learning trends
d. New technologies and innovations in education
e. Information and media literacy and business
f. Social media (Web. 2.0.) in education
g. MOOC – experience and challenges, practicing and understanding.

Please use the attached template for abstracts in English ranging up to 300 words. Send your abstract to by 31. 3. 2014. Articles in the conference proceedings must be in English. After approval by the organizing committee, presentations may be done in Czech or Slovak.
Confirmation of decision on abstracts: 13. 4. 2014
Deadline for submitting articles: 12. 5. 2043
End of the on-line registration: 13. 6. 2014

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