by Sonia Livingstone and Alicia Blum-Ross Department of Media & Communications, LSE While earning less than £15,000 per year from her work in a budget supermarket, single mother Cecilia Apau has bought a desktop computer, a laptop, two tablets and two smartphones for her three children over the past four years, for use alongside […]
What theories and practices around digital making are important and distinctive and how can they be connected to media education?
DARE at MES 14: Media, making and learning What theories and practices around digital making are important and distinctive and how can they be connected to media education? In the conversation strand at the recent International Media Education Summit in Prague, members of the DARE collaborative asked this and other questions, drawing on recent case […]
My doctoral research is focused on children between 17 and 42 months of age, for which I undertook a longitudinal, ethnographically styled study of my twin grandchildren, “Dora” and “Sam”, gathering data in the home on their TV- and film-viewing practices. That stage is long over, and after a year’s interruption I am resuming work […]