Public policy proposals on youth and online political participation
- Watch the introductory video.
- Read the materials.
- Do the quizz.
- Think of a policy proposal to improve youth engagement online:
- Topic: define a topic and the leading institution.
- Describe how you will address the specificities of millennials’ participation in online politics.
- Describe how you will overcome the barriers to participation.
- Describe how you will measure your results and outcomes.
- Summarize your work in a presentation. Share it on Google Slides or Slideshare.
- Share the link in the forum and on Twitter (#EURYKAmooc).
- Follow the debate in the forum.
- Video: Alexandra Theben. Open Evidence. Research and consulting firm. Governance and cityzenship. facilitate informed decision-making
- Lupiáñez, F., Theben, A., Porcu, F. & Peña-López, I. (2018). Study on the Impact of the Internet and Social Media on Youth Participation and Youth work. Brussels: European Commission
- Brandtzaeg, P.B. et al., 2015. How should organizations adapt to youth civic engagement in social media? A lead user approach. Interacting with Computers. Available at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/288056694_How_Should_Organizations_Adapt_to_Youth_Civic_Engagement_in_Social_Media_A_Lead_User_Approach.
- Caliendo, S.M., Chod, S. & Muck, W., 2016. Using Twitter to Increase Political Interest in Undergraduate Students. Journal of Political Science Education, pp.1–19. Available at http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15512169.2015.1082476.
- Cohen, C.J. et al., 2016. New media and youth political action. Available at http://ypp.dmlcentral.net/sites/default/files/publications/Participatory_Politics_Report.pdf
- Dumitrica, D., 2016. Imagining engagement: Youth, social media, and electoral processes. Convergence: The International Journal of Research into New Media Technologies, 22(1). Available at: http://con.sagepub.com/content/early/2014/10/24/1354856514553899?papetoc.
- European Commission, 2012. Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) for disadvantaged youth: Opportunities and Challenges. Evidence from literature and practice Policy Report. , pp.1–53. Available at http://is.jrc.ec.europa.eu/pages/EAP/eInclusion/documents/ICTs_for_disadvantaged_youth_PolicyBrief_Finalforweb_NR.pdf
- European Commission, 2016. Mapping of media literacy practices and actions in EU-28, Available at https://ec.europa.eu/digital-single-market/en/news/reporting-media-literacy-europe
- European Commission, 2014. Political Participation and EU Citizenship?: Perceptions and Behaviours of Young People. Eacea, pp.1–22. Available at http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/youth/tools/documents/perception-behaviours.pdf
- Garcia-Ruiz, R., Ramirez-Garcia, A. & Rodriguez-Rosell, M.M., (2014(. Media literacy education for a new prosumer citizenship. Media Education Research Journal, 22(43), pp.15–23. Available at https://dialnet.unirioja.es/descarga/articulo/4738032/2.pdf
- Hargittai, E. & Shaw, A., (2013). Digitally Savvy Citizenship: The Role of Internet Skills and Engagement in Young Adults’ Political Participation around the 2008 Presidential Election. Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media, 57(2), pp.115–134. Available at http://eds.a.ebscohost.com/eds/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?vid=0&sid=3aa4c5c9-9963-45ca-962a-e1f55b188e9a%40sessionmgr4008.
- Loader, B.D., Vromen, A. & Xenos, M.A., 2016. Performing for the young networked citizen? Celebrity politics, social networking and the political engagement of young people. Culture & Society, 38(3), pp.400–419. Available at http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0163443715608261
- Osimo, D. & Codagnone, C. (2010). e‐Inclusion initiatives from private and non‐profit European entities. Available at http://www.tech4i2.com/file/projects/37/37%20EC%20eInclusion%20initiatives%20from%20private%20and%20non-profit.pdf
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