EDU 02 2019

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Consolidated programme 2019 overview

Title: Advanced literacy – Basic education for the digital age?

Proposals assigned to this session: ID 23, 117 – list of all proposals as pdf

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Session teaser

The focus of this session is on practical tools and methods for providing Algorithmic Literacy to citizens in order for people to be able to assess and interact with online algorithmic systems on the basis of informed judgement.

Session description

This session will follow an interactive hands-on format. After a short introduction to the topic Algorithmic Literacy, the session facilitators will guide the participants through the use of some Algorithmic Literacy teaching tools. The final third of the session will be dedicated to feedback, reflection and discussion regarding strengths, weaknesses and ways of using Algorithmic Literacy tools beyond traditional education settings.

10 minutes setting the scene - why algorithmic literacy is necessary
15 minutes reviewing current "digital literacy" teaching practices in school / adult-education curricula
10 minutes introducing some practical tools and methods for Algorithmic Literacy learning
30 minutes hands-on with algorithmic literacy toolkits
25 minutes discussion


Facilitated hands-on interaction with Algorithmic Literacy tools, followed by open discussion.

Further reading


Until .

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Focal Point

  • Ansgar Koene, University of Nottingham

Organising Team (Org Team) List them here as they sign up.

  • Amali De Silva-Mitchell
  • Yohko Hatada, EMLS RI (Evolution of Mind Life Society Research Institute)
  • Ana Jorge, Catholic University of Portugal
  • Narine Khachatryan, STEM Society
  • Oksana Prykhodko
  • Liu Yong

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