MUC short courses starting this February - R U online?, University of Malta

R U ONLINE? (30 hours)
Wednesday 02 February – Monday 07 March 2011

Lectures: Mondays and Wednesdays between 1730hrs & 1930hrs
Venue: The University Residence, Robert Mifsud Bonnici Street, Lija

Scheduled dates:

Wednesday 02 February ,Monday 07 February, Wednesday 09 February, Monday 14 February, Wednesday 16 February, Monday 21 February, Wednesday 23 February, Monday 28 February, Wednesday 02 March, Monday 07 March.

Although we will do our utmost not to change these scheduled dates once course has started, kindly note these are subject to change

AIM AND CONTENTS OF THE COURSE
This 30-hour course aims to increase awareness of what it means to be living in this digital age.
Why is this shift from the offline to the online world occurring?
How does it affect a young person growing-up with all this evolving technology?
How is the communication process changing from the usage of instant messaging?
An exploration using sociological and psychological perspectives will be given through out this course.

This course will also focus on ways how youth workers, teachers and all those involved with young people, can work better with today’s youngsters by using online tools and methods.
♦ Understanding the Medium – Get to know internet as it is…
♦ What made the internet so effective?
♦ Brief history on Media and Technology
♦ Internet and Society (focusing on young people)
♦ How is internet affecting the identity of young people?
♦ How can we use internet as a tool to work with those around us?

TARGET AUDIENCE
Youth Workers, Teachers, Youth Leaders, Parents & Youths

THE LECTURER

Clive Bonnici: In 2003, Clive graduated in Communications Studies and in 2010 he graduated in Masters in Youth and Community Studies at the University of Malta. He has worked in different youth organizations and is also the founder of two youth centres and a local NGO. During recent years he was also involved in various steering committees tackling topics like European Youth Policy, Volunteering and Training strategies on a European level. Clive has also designed and implemented a training course in Turkey on Youth and Technology.

CERTIFICATE
Participants who attend at least 80% of the sessions will be awarded a Certificate of Attendance issued by Malta
University Consulting Limited.

COURSE FEE, REGISTRATION AND CONTACT INFORMATION
€uro 175 – Cheques to be made payable to Malta University Consulting Ltd.
Registration Deadline: 26 January 2011
For further information kindly contact: Malta University Consulting Ltd, St Paul Street, Valletta. Tel. 21248218;
Email: joanna.hauge@muhc.com.mt

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