Breakout Session: Media Literacy: Tools for Building Resilience to Violent Extremist Propaganda
Maria Ranieri, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor of Educational Methods and Technology. Her main research areas include theory and methodology relating to media and technology in education, as well as work around teachers' practices and students' learning. She has also worked on educational practices aimed at tackling different forms of intolerance, especially online hate speech and digital discrimination, through the promotion of critical media literacy skills. On these topics she has recently edited Populism, Media and Education. Challenging discrimination in contemporary digital societies (Routledge, 2016). She has worked on and coordinated a number of (European) research projects on media, learning, technology and social inclusion. Maria is a member of executive committee of the Italian Association of Media Education.