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Media Education – Studi, ricerche e buone pratiche

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Call for Papers - Digital Social Work: challenges and opportunities in the XXI century


The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated an already ongoing process of digitization within social,education and health services. This complex interaction creates a strong sense of the highlydynamic state of the field of social innovation.

Scholars who are studying the topic of digital social and educational service are invited to submitpapers in which they report on the epistemological, methodological research carried out on theapplication of ITC to social work practices and social work education, as well as issues relating toprofessional ethics in the digital environment and the challenge of access to services and rights incontexts of inequality linked to the digital divide.


June 30, 2022: Articles submission deadline

September 30, 2022: Notification of article acceptance (with any requested changes)

October 15, 2022: Final article due (with any changes)

December 20, 2022: Publication of the issue

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Call for Papers - Special Issue: Media Education and inclusion of people with disability


This special issue intends to address these topics both in terms of scientific reflections starting from the recognition of the existing literature, and in terms of presentation of best practices in the educational and didactic field in order to:

  • offer to educators and teachers a theoretical and practical framework on the importance of media literacy for inclusion,
  • promote a better quality of the media and for a constructive contribution to the creation of an inclusive culture.


December 31, 2021: Articles submission deadline

February 15, 2022: Notification of article acceptance (with any requested changes)

April 15, 2022: Final article due (with any changes)

May 31, 2022: Publication of the issue

For further details visit our Call for Papers Section or download the Call as a PDF

Media Education aims to increase knowledge and understanding of ways in which digital technology can enhance education, through the publication of high-quality research, which extends theory and practice. The Editors welcome research papers on the pedagogical uses of digital technology, where the focus is broad enough to be of interest to a wider education community.  It is open to established and emerging scholars, media professionals, teachers and educators. The journal adopts a double-blind peer review process to foster a multidisciplinary and intellectually rigorous debate on both the theory and practice of interactive media in education.

Editors in Chief
Gianna Cappello, University of Palermo, Italy
Maria Ranieri, University of Florence, Italy

Media Education is indexed in:
ISSN (print): 2038-3002 
ISSN (online): 2038-3010 

Current Issue

Vol 12, No 1 (2021): Special Issue on Cyberconnection as media culture. Social networking sites, media competence and citizenship

Published June 8, 2021

Issue Description

In this digital society where continuous technological change is taking place, social networking sites have emerged forcefully to fulfil an ancestral need of human beings, namely communicating and relating to others. However, these connections, amplified by technology, have meant that social media platforms not only favour contact between individuals, but also serve as a means for the dissemination of information, an environment for participation, profit-making and even for teaching and learning. In addition, one must consider the risks involved in continuous exposure with no geographical limits. Therefore, this special issue intends to highlight the transformations that are taking place, both in the forms of communication as well as in participation and education, as a result of cyber-... More




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Irene Melgarejo Moreno
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José M. Merchán, M. Cruz Alvarado, Susana de Andrés, Agustín García-Matilla
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Rigliana Portugal, Ignacio Aguaded
Andrea Villarrubia-Martínez, Águeda Águeda Delgado-Ponce, Ignacio Aguaded-Gómez
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