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MEDU07 Transcultural perspectives in developing media education 5 op
Organised by
Master's Degree Programme in Media Education
Media Education
Person in charge
Professor in Media Education
Preceding studies
Prerequisite: Student must have completed the course MEDU02 Research on Media, Culture and Education before taking this course.


Strategic themes: Internationalisation

Learning outcomes

After completing the course students will understand essential knowledge about media and information literacies in intercultural contexts of learning. They will understand the culture-based policies and development of media education. Students can analyze comparative research on the uses of media and transcultural aspects of media education.


Students learn about transcultural perspectives on media and information literacies. They learn about policies and implementation of media education in different cultures. Lectures highlight the changing roles of institutions and professionals in relations with mediated societies. Coursework encourages reflection and development of understandings in intercultural settings and comparison.

Teaching methods

Teaching method Contact Online
Lectures 10 h 6 h
Independent work 119 h 0 h

Modes of study

Option 1
Available for:
  • Degree Programme Students
  • Other Students
  • Open University Students
  • Doctoral Students
  • Exchange Students
Participation in course work 
In English
Team-based project  Exercise(s) 
In English

Evaluation and evaluation criteria

Numeric 1-5.
Class attendance, readings and team-based project.

Study materials

A package of contemporary readings from academic journals and books and on-line reports.

Belongs to following study modules

Kasvatustieteiden yksikkö
Viestinnän, median ja teatterin yksikkö
Viestinnän, median ja teatterin yksikkö
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Viestinnän, median ja teatterin yksikkö