16 Results Found for Media Literacy/Digital Literacy

Malaysia

TechCamp Malaysia

The overall media landscape in Malaysia and the wider Southeast Asia region has seen a rise in internal and external disinformation. The extensive reach of social media, combined with the publication of clickbait news online along with a general lack of media literacy skills has increased the impact and difficulties posed by this challenge. To…

Steam Project

STEAM TechCamp Brasil 2020

STE(A)M TechCamp Brasil 2020 supports innovations that respond to recent Brazilian education reforms and demands of the private sector for more qualified professionals, by empowering educators and curriculum designers through targeted digital and media literacy training as well as sessions on the maker-space movement and current education trends. This workshop week is part of a…

São Paulo

TechCamp Brasil

Campanhas de desinformação vêm proliferando no Brasil e chamaram atenção durante as eleições de 2018. O projeto “Eleições sem Fake”, da Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG), identificou 800 mil mensagens falsas durante o processo eleitoral. Enquanto novas fontes de informação surgem no mundo digital, a sociedade precisa se preparar para consumi-las de maneira reflexiva…

Mongolia

TechCamp Mongolia

Nearly 30 years ago, Mongolians made their famous “choice for democracy” by peacefully rebuking the socialist, one-party rule of the prior 70 years.  Now a committed democracy, Mongolia is an example of the opportunities a free and open society can offer its citizens.  In the shadow of its two autocratic neighbors, Mongolia maintained its commitment…

Guayaquil Lighthouse

TechCamp Guayaquil

Este evento tiene como objetivo promover la eficacia de actores gubernamentales, activistas de la sociedad civil y periodistas en el uso de estrategias digitales para combatir la delincuencia y la corrupción y adoptar tecnologías digitales para rastrear, prevenir y crear conciencia respecto a las actividades delictivas y, al mismo tiempo, fomentar la colaboración nacional y…

TechCamp Taipei

Tackling disinformation and cultivating media literacy have emerged as a shared priority between the United States and Taiwan, as both societies are targets of both internal and external disinformation campaigns. The ubiquity of social media and its use as a platform to spread disinformation has increased the difficulty of addressing this challenge. Social media influencers and members of…

São Paulo

STEM TechCamp Brasil 2019

STEM TechCamp Brasil 2019 supports innovations that respond to recent Brazilian education reforms and demands of the private sector for more qualified professionals, by empowering educators and curriculum designers through targeted digital and media literacy training as well as sessions on the maker-space movement and current education trends. This workshop week is part of a…

Nicosia, Cyprus

TechCamp Cyprus

Everyone who uses the internet will be confronted, at some point, with disinformation, falsified information or scams. To effectively deal with these, media literacy, critical thinking and cybersecurity skills are vital components of 21st-century life. TechCamp Cyprus: Digital Citizenship in the Disinformation Age will connect young Cypriot and European civil society leaders, social entrepreneurs and…

TechCamp Myanmar

“TechCamp Myanmar: Media Literacy for the Next Generation” brings together journalists, educators and civil-society activists to strengthen the network of media literacy advocates in Myanmar. They will connect with local and international technology trainers to explore tech solutions to the challenges of strengthening digital media literacy across Myanmar, via interactive training sessions, small-group work and…