The following Trainign Schools have taken place:
Training School 3
The third Digilitey Training School took place at:
University of Sheffield, UK, 7th and 8th March 2018
This 2-day Training School on Makerspaces, shared the emergent findings from the ‘MakEY’ project (http://makeyproject.eu) and gave trainees the opportunity to practice various ‘making activities’ including creating virtual 3D representations of clay models that could then be 3-D printed. The training school also included a panel discussion on methodologies trainees presented the following topics:
Media and Digital Literacy in Kindergarten
In search of effective digital storytelling techniques
Insights into Data Analysis
Literacy Learning from School to Home
Makerspace and the library
Mobile Learning in scenarios
Smart Toys in Digital Homes
Strategies for ethical participation of children up to 8 years in qualitative research
Young Children’s Joyful Engagement with Digital Literacies in Creative Endeavours
Working with libraries to explore the affordances of makerspaces
Watch the Video HERE
Training School 2
The second Digilitey Training School took place at:
Universidad Autónoma de Madrid / La Cristalera, Madrid, Spain 11-13 June 2017.
This 3-day intensive summer advanced postgraduate students and early stage researchers and provided an opportunity to explore emerging methodological issues in the study of young children’s digital literacies. The Training School paid particular attention to collaborative, spatially-oriented and multimodal forms of research and children’s engagement with digital media and devices in community and out-of-school settings.
- Collaborative Research with Children in Communities
- Collaborative Design and Learning
- Children in the Digital Home
- Children, Public Space and the City in the Digital World
Report: DigiLitEY Summer School 2017 – A Collective Report
Training School 1
The First DigiLitEY Training School took place at the University of Minho, Braga, Portugal 6th to 8th June 2016.
The Training School will Focused on the following themes:
- Young children’s digital literacy practices in homes, communities and informal learning spaces.
- Young children’s digital literacy practices in early education settings.
- Affordances of reading and writing on screen for young children, including those with needs such as visual and hearing impairments.
- The relationship of online and offline digital literacy practices.
Full programme available Here
Abstracts for Keynotes available Here
Ebook: The Digital Literacy and Multimodal Practices of Young Children: Engaging with Emergent Research Proceedings of the first Training School of Cost Action IS1410, University of Minho, Braga, Portugal, 6th to 8th June 2016 Full Proceedings