Formazione Service e-Learning: esperienza media-educativa
- good practices,
- learning experience,
- service e-learning,
- media education
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The use of technology is an interesting device, which constitutes a useful self-training approach, related to an experience, from which to extract significant materials and traces of their personal learning. In Italy, Service Learning (SL) projects that use digital media in the university environment are still rare and therefore there are not many data and research results related to the introduction of SL in the training of future teachers. On the contrary, at the international level we find a vast scientific literature on SL and its applications, also in the academic field. Service e-Learning (Se-L) can in fact represent an essential approach for university education, which allows students to mobilize skills, putting into practice what they have acquired, and to improve their self-efficacy. Ability to check if your knowledge has an applicability, useful in a real-life situation, opportunity to develop digital skills and self-reflective on their actions. The contribution presents a training experience to the Service e-learning (4 meetings, for a total of 16 hours) realized in the academic year 2022/23, for the Project [PR]A.S.S.I. with a sample of 260 students enrolled in the first year of the Master of Science in Primary Education (LM-85bis) of the University of Palermo. In this experience we have chosen to give voice, consistency to the actions and methodological choices of university students who, through specific activities, were able to express the enormous potential of technology as a relevant tool to promote engagement and learning, factors linked in SL. It presents a laboratory path of Service e-learning that takes advantage of the potential of the MED, the referral to the internal and external resources of the person, to intercept, tune and strengthen its generating tension useful to itself and the community service. Technology, a source of strategic information in order to identify the progress of experience and skills, has thus been considered a training engine-effect for the construction of critical thinking and personal identity.
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