Multimodal Awareness in Ecology Discourse for Children Education

Maria Bortoluzzi (Università di Udine)

Abstract

Questo studio presenta i risultati di una ricerca qualitativa sull’interazione di bambini e adolescenti dagli 8 ai 13 anni con siti web creati da adulti per bambini per promuovere consapevolezza sull’ecologia e comportamenti eco-sostenibili. Il quadro teorico di riferimento è l’analisi critica multimodale e la multiliteracy. Le domande di ricerca principali vertono sui seguenti punti:

  1. Quali sono i livelli di consapevolezza critica in bambini e adolescenti dagli 8 ai 13 anni in relazione a testi multimodali sull’ecologia creati da adulti per sensibilizzare bambini e adolescenti su tematiche eco-sostenibili?
  2. Come variano gli aspetti di consapevolezza critica multimodale tra gli 8 e i 13 anni?

Gli ambiti di interesse comprendono due aspetti principali: a) la competenza delle strategie multimodali e di multiliteracy per contesti di narrative eco-sostenibili; b) i livelli di partecipazione nell’azione sociale attraverso testi multimodali. L’analisi qualitativa dei dati contribuisce a formulare linee guida per promuovere competenze di autonomia digitale e di multiliteracy. Lo scopo ultimo è promuovere in maniera efficace la comunicazione eco-sostenibile attraverso la consapevolezza critica multimodale per fasce d’età e comunità di pratica diverse (PRIN project: ACT MACE 2009-2011).

DOI: 10.17456/SIMPLE-61

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