The programme is designed on five-weeks course, where two hours of live session will be given to participants each week, followed by homework & research exercises.
1) Wednesday May 11 th at 6-8pm
Getting to know each other – Mapping out the expectations and fears
– individual and small group work
FROM WEB 1.0 TO WEB 2.0
– Media and Internet evolution
– Participatory digital culture
– Understanding social media dynamics
2) Wednesday May 18 th at 6-8pm
– Digital campaigning techniques and tactics
– Critical analysis of cases
– Campaign deconstruction and critical analysis;
– Alternative ways to improve it.
Presentations of the groups
3) Wednesday May 25 th at 6-8pm
SOCIAL MEDIA AND SOCIAL MOVEMENTS
– Social media and social movements: understanding the role of social media during Arab Spring, Occupy, Black Lives Matter, etc.
STORY CURATION & MOBILE JOURNALISM
– What is story curation and why is important? (short input)
– Is mobile journalism the future? (short input)
4)Wednesday 1 June at 6-8pm
SOCIAL MEDIA, INTERNET & POLITICS
– What can we learn from dissident movements of ‘60s and ‘70s, Tiananmen square protest of ‘89, the May ‘68 protest in France and Radio Alice in Italy? What parallels can we draw in relations to today’s Internet culture?
– Fluid politics and Anonymous
SOCIAL MEDIA AND SURVEILLANCE
– Why the personal data today are tremendously important?
– Is the surveillance real and how does it happen? Where can we locate it?
– Can we escape to the digital surveillance?
5) Monday 6 June at 6-8pm
PROTOTYPE YOUR OWN CAMPAIGN
– An introduction to how design your own campaign
– Practice additional tools on multimedia design and video animation mash-ups
– Open Trial: prototype your own campaign – group work
Individual work on Final Project (more details will be given during the session)
Review your expectations & fears, general reflections on the course