Transmedia literacy in the new media ecology
Type of work: White Paper
Categories:Communication | Digital Literacy
Since the spread of personal computing in the 1980s, the expansion of the World Wide Web in the 1990s and the emergence of social media and mobile devices in the 2000s, digital technology has been a catalyst for social change in contemporary societies. Although schools have made great efforts to adapt to the new socio-technical conditions in the past two decades, the general perception is that the social life of children, pre-teens and teens revolves around a set of digital technologies and new practices that are often very different from the educational protocols of schools.