- Year of publication: 2017
- Source: Show
- Pages: 3-4
- DOI Number: -
The current trends in cognitive science
The aim of this article is to present the leading trends in cognitive science, which have the status of a broadly understood paradigm. These are functionalism, connectionism and enactivism. As different paradigms they are distinctive at least in a separate methodology, as well as in the theories underlying them. The purpose of the article is not only their characteristics, but also the critical analysis of differences and similarities between them.
Audience of the media and elicitation potencial of Internet
The article discusses a problem about audience of old and new media. At the beginning of text author mentions each epoch in the history of human thought, ending its consideration of the time of post-post modernism, in which an integral part of human life is, in her opinion, the computer. Then goes on to present two different trends recognizing the public media. One associated with the hypothesis of the spiral of silence by Elizabeth Noelle-Neumann and the other based on a spiral barking and clamor proposed by Stanislaw Ignacy Fiut. In the next part of the work takes the issue of ways to receive media information and identifies specific concepts of audience. A key part of the article is the section on public opinion of old and new media, in which the author shows both the differences and similarities that occur between users different media types.
Vaporwave. Capitalism remixed
The article provides an overview of the vaporwave as musical and visual trend, in particular its origins and its varied interpretations. This phenomenon is discussed as a manifestation of remix culture, hauntology, critique of capitalism and internet meme.
The role of the media in the museum education of persons with disabilities
Educational function is one of the essential functions of museums. New media allow to create an interactive and engaging exhibitions, which help museum education to use the latest educational trends that are geared towards self-development of the recipient. Thanks to modern technologies persons with disabilities can participate like never before in educational museum programs. In this article I present a report on the research on facilities for the disabled in Cracow museums. I am also presenting the latest media technologies that will make the museum’s offer more attractive to all audiences and allow persons with disabilities to participate in the process of meeting and experiencing the exhibition.
Media education for journalists: the YouTube platform perspective
Fields of study such as Journalism and Social Communication or Media Production require the use of specific learning methods in the spirit of progressive media convergence. Teaching focused on the practical aspects of using multimedia materials, e-learning platforms, social networking sites, web applications is becoming a very important aspect of academic education within the aforementioned fields of study. Using such tools enables students to gain employment in accordance with their specialization or field of study. One of the platforms that can be used for media education is the YouTube portal that uses multimedia content in the spirit of Web 2.0.
Planning and implementation of media coverage in didactic practice
The aim of the article is to present the course of optional classes in the field of media planning and delivery, held at the Maria Curie-Sklodowska University in Lublin, in the field of public relations and media advisory services in the academic year 2016/2017. This description is intended to familiarize the readers with one of the ways of conducting practical activities on a particular example.
Journalism Workshops. Student Monitoring of Media
Media have become a part of our everyday life over the last years; we use them at work, at school and while taking a rest. Therefore, efforts have been undertaken to provide media education to school students and, what seems to be more effective, to university students. University level education in the field of social sciences have required new methods and tools. The analysis covers the journalism workshops which the author has conducted for 15 years as an academic course for the UAM Polish scholars (journalistic specialisation). Didactic issues and a faculty-based EU project are presented against the background of on-going changes, the Bologna system introduction and the importance of practical preparation based on practical trainings and apprenticeships. However, regardless of the new tools and work methods being required, the proven tasks include the formal and informal monitoring of media. As part of individual projects, students check the contents of newspapers, weekly magazines, radio and television broadcasts. The monitoring projects which have been completed guarantee good preparation for professional trainings and work at editorial staff offices.
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