The Migrant Literacies MOOC is a free online course created within the project Migrant Literacies co-funded by the Erasmus Plus programme of the European Commission. The partnership of the project involves experts working with migrants and literacy teaching of institutions working in the field of media education, adult education and higher Education of 8 European Countries: Mediawijs (Belgium), Tartu Folk Highschool (Estonia), Centro Zaffiria and Fo.Co. Network ( Italy), JFF – Institut für Medienpädagogik(Germany), Tilburg University (Netherlands), POLIS (Poland), Proacademy (Slovakia) and SSF – Solidaridad Sin Fronteras (Spain).
The course is made of 9 modules and explores the potentials of innovative and creative uses of ICT and Media in the effective teaching of Literacy to migrant adults. Objective of the course is to develop media and digital literacy competences of educators, while addressing the needs and challenges of their learners – adult migrants, in particular those with low literacy levels in the own language.
Through videos, activities and background information, participants get to know more on various topics such as the importance of multiple literacies, why using ICT in language learning, data privacy and App usage, the potentials of using mobile media and the use of digital technologies for empowerment of learners.
TO WHOM IS IT ADDRESSED
The Migrant Literacies MOOC is a course aimed at educators working with adult migrants, as well as at institutions able to implement training activities for teachers and teaching staff: Universities, Centers of Research and Training, Adult Education Centers, Networks of Associations working with Migrants, national and European organizations.
The Media Literacies online course goes from 15th of January 2020 until the 17th of March. Each module will have the duration of one week, starting every Wednesday and ending Tuesdays with a streaming session scheduled for 14:00h (CET). During the week participants can use the forum for feedback, questions and interact with the tutors, which will be also available real time for the streaming session at the end of each module.
- Each module contains three videos (+/- 45min)
- Each module requires 8 hours of deployment, but there are no tasks that must be completed within the week. It is therefore possible to complete activities at a later time.
- The live Q&A session lasts one hour.
How to participate
Participation is free and you can register following this link.