AI in everyday lifeArtificial intelligence, i.e. self-learning computers, already accompany people in many walks of life today.
Digital shoppingThe digital world lures you with buying offers 24 hours a day. The possibilities to spend money on the Internet are seemingly endless.
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"When using digital media in school, it’s not the contents that should be determined through the medium, rather the other way around. That’s how a natural link between analog and digital media arises."
"I dispute that children are basically more competent in media use than adults. What the adults can learn from the children, however, is an open approach to media."
"Digital media are first and foremost means of communication. Learning to communicate and be communicative offers many opportunities in life, for example in the work and study worlds, but also in private life."
"When promoting media literacy, along with the pupils and students, teachers must also be considered. That’s how creative lessons can be designed to inspire to learn."
"The digital media open up a host of new possibilities and accordingly learning in school and other educational institutions will change radically."
"Safe and competent handling of digital media is necessary to understanding and autonomously shaping the virtual world."
"In our increasingly digitized world safety plays an extremely large role in learning and teaching."