Category Archives: Media education

Video Calling as the New Family Norm

The book Skyping the Family: Interpersonal Video Communication and Domestic Life (Amsterdam: John Benjamins, 2019) focuses on an in-depth study into the reasons for, the use of, and the role of video calling within social interactions, especially within the family. It delves deeply into the everyday usage of video calling, in this case particularly the…
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FOR WHOM THE BELL TOLLS… IF IT TOLLS!

The whole world is struggling with the coronavirus pandemic and in many countries the health crisis is still a threat. In countries where schools are still closed, many students are left in “educational poverty” without the means to access social distance learning. In the northern hemisphere, the end of summer vacation this year was marked…
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Educating teenagers to counter fake news

Although it may not seem so at first glance, the history of the automobile bears a great resemblance to the appearance of the first mobile phones and the Internet. At the beginning of the last century, the first motor vehicles appeared on the roads of the Western world. However, there were no road signs that…
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We Are Social 2020: Evermore Connected

Here is the latest news from research conducted on the digital front. Just like every year We Are Social in collaboration with Hootsuite present the report on the behaviors of digital users worldwide. Use of the Internet continues to rise – 7% higher compared to 2019. Zuckerberg's social networks continue to take the top spot.…
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How to transmit the beauty of creating home

The word “home” designates a place where a person lives with others with a sense of security and calm. These are the minimum characteristics of such a human space according to Wikipedia.es. Actually, home is much more than a safe space. But let's leave the definitions aside for now. Unfortunately, creating a home is not…
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