Digital Dynamic Cultural Dialogue (Guadeloupe)
ICT tools for Preservation of Intangible Cultural Heritage
Location: Sainte-Anne, GUADELOUPE (France)
“To know and understand our own culture, we must learn to see it from the point of view of other cultures, comparing our customs and beliefs with those of other times and places. With globalization now upon us, and external diversity on the retreat, it is becoming a matter of urgency to protect and preserve the internal diversity that each society owes to its constituent groups and subgroups, all of which develop differences that they consider highly important.” Claude Lévi-Strauss, French ethnologist
The general idea to be developed by participants is the preservation and promotion of the cultural heritage in the digital age of globalisation. It will result in collaboration between teachers involved in European cultural heritage education.
The course consists of on-site lectures, practical activities, cooperative work, visits and discussions. The thematic content of each day is based on learning-by-doing followed by reflection-upon-action in relation to the digital orientation of the young generation.
During the course participants will explore various Web 2.0 applications to be used as active and productive educational tools. The course ends with the evaluation session and discussion on future initiatives, such as eTwinning projects or school partnerships, followed by presentation of certificates to the participants.
eTwinning is an important component of the course work where participants share their daily learning ideas. It also serves as monitoring and dissemination tool.
* Introduce yourself on the course TwinSpace.
* Prepare a short presentation about significance of bread in your culture using your favourite Web 2.0 tool
* Prepare a traditional game to play with the school children
- Understand the importance of a dynamic cultural heritage in the European context;
- Work in cooperation with other participants preserving the cultural heritage;
- Participate in the international and intercultural exchange.
- Learn how to use Web 2.0 tools to preserve cultural heritage;
- Understand the benefits and pitfalls of media tools;
- Develop a personal activity plan how to promote opportunities for children and young people to experience culture.
After the course participants will reflect on the gained knowledge and its application in their own educational environment. The trainers will provide support for collaboration between participants encouraging them to initiate eTwinning projects, help to find partners and participate in online courses developing their knowledge of media tools.
Introduction to dynamic cultural heritage: European society and the digital age
Participants’ contribution: cultural heritage and digital media
Art in culture: manifestation of culture through applied arts
Experience: shaping the culture
Visit to a local school and participation in art activities
Experience: manifestation of culture through art
Literature in culture: events and stories
Experience: manifestation of culture through literature
Music in culture: traditions and practices
Experience: manifestation of culture through music
Traditions in culture: events and rituals
Experience: local traditions, food preparation and meals
Discussion: preserving culture using media tools
Practice: Explore Web 2.0 tools for preserving culture
Visit to a local school and participation in cultural activities
Discuss possibilities for eTwinning and Erasmus projects
Discussion: safeguarding cultural heritage and the role of international projects
Reflection and evaluation
Contact course organiser Rita Stoskiene directly:
Sainte-Anne, GUADELOUPE (France)
- 20.09.2022 > 27.09.2022
- 04.10.2022 > 11.10.2022
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