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E-learning platform for senegalese immigrant community focused on media literacy

dc.contributor.authorGarcía Martul, David
dc.contributor.authorFranco Álvarez, Guillermina
dc.identifier.citationindex l comunicación | nº 3(2) | 2013 | Pages 151-173 | ISSN: 2174-1859es
dc.description.abstractThis paper is result of a research Project PCI funded by AECID between University Carlos III of Madrid and University Cheikh Anta Diop. Our aim is to design and edit an e-learning platform characterized by a user interface adapted to the cultural heritage of Senegalese immigrant communities living in Madrid. This project, implemented by the NGO “Casa de Senegal” was developed using a qualitative methodology of participant observation and interviews with teachers and students of this center. As a result it has been developed a map of icons typical of Wolof culture for use in representing the commands in the e-learning platform: e-Senegalaise. Platform created specifically to provide a web environment for contextual learning in a Senegalese immigrant community. As a result it was found that Senegalese immigrants had digital and media skills enough to be able to act autonomously if possessed of a platform for media literacy. However, its competences are limited when try access to basic local news as strategy for his social integration. Local news such as training courses or social grants. A second conclusion is that access to local media plays an essential role for them as a factor of social inclusion as we find a greater integration between those with predominant local
dc.publisherUniversidad Rey Juan Carloses
dc.rightsAtribución 4.0 Internacional*
dc.subjectmedia literacyes
dc.subjecte-learning platformes
dc.subjectdigital literacyes
dc.subjectcultural identity interfaceses
dc.subjectinterculturality in mediaes
dc.titleE-learning platform for senegalese immigrant community focused on media literacyes
dc.subject.unesco5203.02 Movilidad y Migraciones Internacionaleses
dc.subject.unesco6301 Sociología Culturales

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