Workshop TWO

Digital, Information and Media Literacy (24th of July to 6th of August)

Workshop TWO:
Mass media and media coverage

  • Communicating press: giving various types of an interview
  • Unwritten rules of good intrview
  • Algorithms of answering any
  • Composing announcements, press-releases.
  • Media coverage of actions, press-conferences, briefings

New media

  • Informational era and the digital revolution.
  • Human as an element of the new media
  • Chances for intercultural communications and learning
  • Social Blogs and blogging.
  • Creating content for various media formats.
  • Features of writing digital texts.
  • New media technologies (podcasting, infographics, animation )
  • Civic engagement.
  • Photo and video journalism.
  • Tools for obtaining fast feedback, digital data analysis and joint working on documents (Money survey, doodle, Google applications, Google analytics, Google Apps etc.)
  • Using social networks for promotion of own initiatives and distribution of society relevant information.
  • Crowdfunding, Network communication

Informational security

  • New forms of society control: netocracy and
  • Informational aggression and
  • Manipulation in the media – paid articles, black
  • Basics of informational
  • Critical thinking on digital
  • Information fakes and how to reveal
  • Media Literacy and Information Technology Explosion!

 After the Workshop Students-Participants:

  • will have knowledge on media and information literacy,
  • will have skills for critical analysis of information and skills in using media space for their own content with the aim to solve social and personal problems or creative self-expression,
  • will be able to efficient integrate and apply gained knowledge and skills in the rapid changing information environment considering gained

In particular participants will:

  • Learn main principles of media production;
  • Be able to analyse own media-space and consuming media more consciously;
  • Be able to critically perceive information and identify propaganda, “fakes” and manipulations in media in order not to be influenced by them;
  • Gain a set of skills, which will allow to analyse, evaluate and create messages in various media types, genres and formats;
  • Obtain skills of content elaboration for their own websites and