General information

Course type AMUPIE
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