General information

Module title New media in education
Language English
Module lecturer Joanna Sikorska M.A.
Lecturer's email
Lecturer position starszy wykładowca
Faculty Faculty of Educational Studies
Semester 2021/2022 (summer)
Duration 15
USOS code 11-NM-11-a


Wednesday 13:15-14:45 - group 1 (1st part of the semester)

Wednesday 15:00-16:30 - group 2 (1st part of the semester)

Room: 007 (group 1) and 010 (group 2)

Building: Campus Szamarzewo building D
Room: 007 - group 1, 010 - group 2
Tips: Szamarzewskiego 89 (Faculty of Educational Studies), building D, both rooms are in the basement level of the building. 

Module aim (aims)

1. Module aim (aims)It is assumed that the student:

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

English on intermediate level (B2 level) or higher.Elementary pedagogical knowledge.


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

Week 2: History of the written word and radio

Week 3: History of TV and computers

Week 4: Pros and cons of media

Week 5: Media in education

Week 6: Tools of media education

Week 7: Analysis of a webpage or mobile app or educational computer 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

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

Prensky M. (2010) Teaching Digital Natives, Corwin

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