General information

Course type AMUPIE
Module title New Media In Education
Language English
Module lecturer dr Joanna Sikorska
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position adiunkt
Faculty Faculty of Educational Studies
Semester 2024/2025 (summer)
Duration 15
USOS code 11-NM-11-a


Duration of the classes: class 15 h x 2 groups = 30h

Where: room 007, Campus Szamarzewo, Szamarzewskiego 89 Street, building D, 60-568 Poznań

Module aim (aims)

It is assumed that the student:

Pre-requisites in terms of knowledge, skills and social competences (where relevant)

Elementary pedagogical knowledge.


Week 1: Basic concepts and definitions of media and media education


Week 2: Children and adolescents in a digital world


Week 3: Media literacy


Week 4: ICT in education


Week 5: Video games in education


Week 6: VR in education


Week 7: Pros and cons of media use


Week 8: Analysis of a webpage, mobile app or game in terms of its educational value

Reading list

Dikkers S. et Al (2015) TeacherCraft: How Teachers Learn to Use MineCraft in Their Classrooms,

Gallagher C. (2014) An Educator's Guide to Using Minecraft® in the Classroom: Ideas, inspiration, and student projects for teachers, Peachpit Press

Gee, J. P. (2007). What video games gave to teach us about learning and literacy. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Levinson P. (2012) New new media. Pearson

Manovich L. (2001) The Language of New Media. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press

McLuhan M. (1994) Understanding Media. The Extentions of Man, Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press

Mitchell, A. Savil-Smith, C. (2004). The use of computer and video games for learning. A review of the literature. London: Learning and Skills Development Agency

Prensky M. (2010) Teaching Digital Natives, Corwin

Prensky M. (2012) From Digital Natives to Digital Wisdom: Hopeful Esseys for 21st Century Learning, Corwin