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A situated perspective of access to ambivalent ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) in the country indicates that any digital transition involves significant breaks of everyday experience. This text analyzes the appropriation of digital devices by rural teachers that [...]

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Making the work of security organizations known to school children is a means of mitigating feelings of insecurity provoked by the diffusion of information on terrorist attacks in communications media and through social media. Whilst there is a longer tradition of projects to educate [...]

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Studies on ICT use in education usually focus on ICT’s contribution to training processes. However, scarce research has concentrated on the problematic use of ICT among young people in the school context, and most of it approaches the problem from a psychopathological perspective. [...]

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The dissonance between what teenagers learn in classrooms and their everyday lives is not a recent phenomenon, but it is increasingly relevant as school systems are unable to follow the evolution of media and society beyond traditional concerns regarding the protection of young [...]

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Cyberbullying is a phenomenon of growing social concern that affects an increasing number of children and adolescents from all the developed countries. Although there is a large body of literature on the relationships between school bullying and the family and school contexts, few [...]

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Advertising does not only sell goods or services. Its messages fit in with the social discourses that shape the vision of today´s world. Thus, it is challenging to investigate the tensions and contacts between pedagogical and publicity discourses on schoo

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In spite of the massive presence of the mass media, the individuals of the developed societies are more and more isolated due to the overcharge of information. To avoid it, it would be necessary to integrate the mass media in the education. Neverthless, the school is not assuming [...]

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Nowadays, the potential of television, as an agent of informal and non-formal education and as an inescapable element of formal education, demands a specific preparation of the teaching staff. The present communication offers the results of a questionnaire which is applied to manage [...]

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The digital literacy is one of the principal challenges which education faces today. A real digital literacy does not consist of teaching only how to use a computer and different computer applications, but it must also offer the basic elements for the comprehension and managing of [...]

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The author reflects about the relevance of media education for nowadays citizens. He thinks that Primary and Secondary school have to be the place for that relevant education, trying to make the youngters creative receivers of the media. From this point of view, the paper goes on [...]