About literacy

Literacy is often considered a cornerstone of education that empowers people to participate in economic, social and cultural life. But what does it mean “to be literate”? Educational researchers, policy…

Government should stimulate a stronger focus on social media in teacher training programmes. Teachers and parents should let young people help and advise them in using social media. Employers should…

Sociocultural institutions like schools have an important role in formulating and operationalizing society’s hopes and expectations regarding media use, cultural participation and social integration. Scientific research is set up to…

In their article “Rhetorical Analysis of Literary Culture in Social Reading Platforms” Joachim Vlieghe and Kris Rutten present a case study of the discourse surrounding literary phenomena that are emerging…

Social media evoke mixed feelings: some people praise the potential of new media, while others fear the current or pending crisis. The research group Culture & Education from the Ghent…

The fifth European Conference on Game Based Learning proceeded as planned on the 20th and 21st of October, despite the strikes and uproar that was troubling Athens at that time….

In this article you find papers of some interim EMSOC results as submitted for the Communication Policy and Technology (CP&T) Section at the IAMCR Conference ‘Cities, Creativity, Connectivity’, 13-17 July 2011, Istanbul, Turkey