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[ecrea] Call for papers - Digital Dialogues: Moving Media Education

Wed Apr 09 05:57:40 GMT 2008

>Conference Theme, Digital Dialogues: Moving Media Education
>The digital future is upon us and we ought to be 
>talking about the digital present. How are 
>students, teachers and media education 
>accommodating and responding to the changes 
>brought by the digital revolution ? Where is 
>Media Education now and where is it heading?
>Children and young people now have more choices 
>as consumers, readers, viewers, creators and 
>producers of media than their parents and even 
>older siblings had, and their communicative 
>power is considerable. Media that used to be 
>exclusive and expensive is now everywhere and 
>everyday. With so much availability and 
>opportunity for creativity, what are the 
>practices that we find ourselves engaged with as 
>consumers, producers, educators, and citizens?
>This conference invites papers and workshops 
>that engage with the most current issues, 
>challenges and practices in media education. 
>Papers will be accepted in peer-reviewed and 
>non-reviewed streams. Workshops may provide 
>examples of teaching and learning innovation, 
>excellence, and engagement with media practices and projects.
>We welcome papers and workshops on a broad range 
>of topics and here are a few suggested themes:
>Fostering Media Cultures; Me Media: More Than 
>Just a Marketing Mantra?; Media Making; 
>Developing Digital Literacy; IP: 
>Creating/Quoting; Teaching Ethics in a Changing 
>Media Culture; Indigenous Media Communities; Who 
>are the Net Gen and What Do They Do?; Media 
>Regulation; New Media and Old Moral Panics; 
>Relevant Education for Media Workers; Social 
>Networking Sites and Services; Encouraging 
>Childrens Creativity with Media; Open-source in 
>the Classroom; Personal Technologies, Creativity 
>and Education; Cyber-bullying in Youth Culture
>All abstracts and papers will be double blind, peer-reviewed.
>Submit 200 word abstract by 28th April, 2008 to 
>Follow the instructions under Lodge Abstracts
>Response Schedule:
>Notification of Abstract Acceptance 12th May
>Full Paper Due 16 June
>Notification of Paper Acceptance 7 July
>Final (Revised) Paper Due 4 August
>Early Bird Registration Closes 11 August
>All peer-reviewed papers will be considered for 
>publication in Southern Review.
>Please submit any questions relating to your 
>abstarct to Grant Brindal at (bigred /at/
>Grant Brindal
>Conference Convenor

Nico Carpentier (Phd)
Vrije Universiteit Brussel - Free University of Brussels
Centre for Studies on Media and Culture (CeMeSO)
Pleinlaan 2 - B-1050 Brussels - Belgium
T: ++ 32 (0)2-629.18.56
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Office: 5B.401a
Katholieke Universiteit Brussel - Catholic University of Brussels
Vrijheidslaan 17 - B-1081 Brussel - Belgium
Facultés Universitaires Saint-Louis
Boulevard du Jardin Botanique 43  - B-1000 Brussel - Belgium
Sponsored links ;)
Understanding Alternative Media
by Olga Bailey, Bart Cammaerts, Nico Carpentier
(December 2007)
Participation and Media Production. Critical Reflections on Content Creation.
Edited by Nico Carpentier and Benjamin De Cleen
(January 2008)

European Communication Research and Education Association
ECREA's Second European Communication Conference
Barcelona, 25-28 November 2008
E-mail: (Nico.Carpentier /at/

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