Two Training Schools (TS) will be organised in Years 2 and 3 of the project. The first TS will focus on issues related to Themes 1-4 and the second to issues related to Theme 5. Experts in the research embedded in these themes will provide lectures and roundtable discussions. Training school participants (PhD students and other ESRs) will have opportunities to attend workshops and seminars and will analyse related datasets, engage in discussions and debates and present a poster of their own research in the area.

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

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.

Workshops Included:

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:

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

 

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