PROJECT TITLE

Games for Media and Information Literacy

SHORT DESCRIPTION

The Games for Media and Information Literacy (MIL) Learning project (GAMILearning) aims to develop the critical and participative dimensions of media literacy of tweens, through the gamification of the learning experience. Working with cohorts of youth aged 9 to 12 in Portugal and Austin, Texas, the project builds on field-tested research to address the need for student awareness and skill in managing their digital identities with game play and production.

PROJECT WEBSITE

http://gamilearning.ulusofona.pt

DATES

May 2015 – April 2018

FUNDING SOURCE

Project Grant: Public National: FCT- UT Austin Portugal Program;

Project Code: UTAP-ICDT/IVC-ESCT/0020/2014;

Funding Value: €199.937,00 €

DIGIMEDIA MAIN AREA

KMCC

RESEARCH TEAM

Carlos Santos (Team Member)

João Batista (Team Member)

Luís Pedro (Team Member)

PARTNERS