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Division 12 - Media Education

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Orientation Framework Media

Education After detailed consultation, the Section of Media Education has now adopted an "Orientation Framework for the Development of Curricula for Media Education Programs and Study Programs" (see here).
Literature: Section Media Education. 2017. "Guidance framework for the development of curricula for media education courses and study units". Media Education (4th December) 1-7. (PDF)

Dissertation Award 2017

Every two years since 2011, the Section of Media Education awards a dissertaion prize, which recognizes outstanding dissertations in the subject. The dissertation award 2017 was awarded on 21.9.2017 at the autumn conference of the section in Magdeburg to Dr. Ing. Ilka Koppel for her dissertation "Iterative Development and Evaluation of Pedagogical Online Diagnostics for Functional Illiterates" (Supervisor: Karsten D. Wolf, University of Bremen).

KMK develops strategy for "Education in the Digital World"

In 2016/2017, the Conference of Ministers of Education (KMK), in cooperation with numerous partners, developed a comprehensive strategy on education in the digital world (see Website of the KMK). The board of the Section of Media Education and the steering committee of the initiative "No education without media!" took part in this process with their own statements. These can be seen here: Statement Board / Opinion KBoM

Overview of Study Programs for Media Education

Together with the Society for Media Education and Communication Culture (GMK), the section has compiled an overview of study programs and courses of study focusing on media education in German-speaking countries. The list can be downloaded as PDF file here (as of June 2018).

New Publications

Pietraß, M./Fromme, J./Grell, P./Hug, T. (Eds.) (2018). Jahrbuch Medienpädagogik 14. The Digital Space - Media Education Studies and Perspectives. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.

Mayrberger, Kerstin / Fromme, Johannes / Grell, Petra / Hug, Theo (Eds.) (2017). Yearbook Media Education 13. Networked and Unlimited - Designing Learning Environments with Digital Media. Wiesbaden: Springer VS.

Open Access Journal MedienPaed

You can find the online journal MedienPaed here: www.medienpaed.com/index In addition to recent publications, relevant media-pedagogical anthologies, which are out of print in bookstores, will be re-published digitally (open access) on the journal's website here.

Emerging Researchers’ Network for Media Education

Emerging researchers in the Section of Media Education organize themselves as "Junges Netzwerk Medienpädagogik" and are represented by a team that organizes, among other things, doctoral forums at the section meetings and tries to facilitate exchange and networking in various ways.
All PhD candidates and PostDocs in the field of media education are cordially invited to join the Facebook group "Junges Netzwerk Medienpädagogik" and the section. Contact: junges.netzwerk.medienpaedagogik@dgfe.de