The challenges and practices of teaching 'Generation Like' about digital global citizenship: a case study from Spain
19 June 2018, 5:00 pm–6:30 pm
Development Education Research Centre, London International Development Centre, 36 Gordon Square, Camden Town, London WC1H 0PD
The Cambridge Analytica scandal, and the sophisticated data analysis engineering of Facebook that benefited the Trump campaign, revealed to the broader public some major questions about social media that research on media literacy and political digital communication was already discussing.
Reflecting on the impact on the individual and collective identities of "Generation Like" by their socializing in digital scenarios, and using evidence from her research in this area, Professor Eloísa Nos-Aldás explores innovative education projects to apply these challenges to higher education. She will also be respectively highlighting a specific experience at the Universitat Jaume I of Castellón (UJI), Spain - of how to develop a 'critical digital citizen perspective' amongst the future professionals of communication and advertising.
About the speaker
Eloísa Nos-Aldás is a PhD Professor at the Department of Communication Sciences at UJI and a researcher at the Interuniversity Institute of Social Development and Peace (IUDESP) at the same university. With 20 years of experience in teaching, research and university politics, she is part of the Digital Dietetics project related to the topics to be discussed in this seminar.
This seminar is free and open to all however it does require registration.
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