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MEDU09 Workshop in Media Literacies (SOMEJAM 2019) 5 ECTS
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Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Master's Degree Programme in Media Education
Faculty of Communication Sciences

Learning outcomes

Students masters skills in media critics and analyzing media from the perspectives of production and contents. They understand how to implement a workshop in media literacies from the pedagogic perspective.

General description

SOMEJAM Project is an intensive weekend (Thu-Sat) event in 11-13 April 2019 with young people, youth workers and students of various fields of study.

The aim of SomeJam is to use the means of digital technology to build up concrete ways enhancing the well-being of youth.

The course offers a media educational perspective to the participants in a real youth work at the City of Tampere. During the event multi-talent teams will create new concepts in the form of apps, games or web services for youths with the help of team mentors who are top specialists in new technology.

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Organizing partners: University of Tampere, Verke - the National Center for Digital Youth Work in Finland and Tampere City Youth Service

Enrolment for University Studies

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Sirkku Kotilainen, Teacher responsible
Inka Kiuru, Teacher


11-Apr-2019 – 13-Apr-2019
Group work
Thu 11-Apr-2019 at 15-21, Sampo Central Upper Secondary School
Fri 12-Apr-2019 at 9-18, Sampo Central Upper Secondary School
Sat 13-Apr-2019 at 9-14, Linna building, Väinö Linna auditorium, Tampere University

Evaluation criteria

Active participation in multi-talent teams and a Learning Diary.

Further information

For more information, please contact Ms Inka Kiuru: inka.kiuru@tuni.fi