Media education: From passive consumers to active creators

The project aims at implementing media education at the secondary schools of five European countries while using hands-on approach as the main teaching method. Students will learn how to use simple media production technologies and techniques by creating media outputs in the form of videos, a joint newspaper, a website and counter advertisements on...

Selfies or mug shots?

Selfies or mug shots? What is my true self?

Do you know that

  • people upload more than 17 million selfies weekly on social networks?
  • Selfies cause car accidents?
  • American Psychological Association has confirmed taking selfies to be a mental disorder?
  • The more time women spend on FB, the more they feel negative about their appearance?

"The truth about selfies is that once you posted online , you can never control how other people see you."

Elizabeth Day

 

Short-term learning activity in Svidnik, 2015, teaching about the cult of selfies. The outcomes:

 

 

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and of course since selfies have no genre, age or capacity... there is a vast collection of students and teachers!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Author: Cristina Ramalho
Last editor: Glykeria Gouvatsou