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All is data

Collaborative project (2020-2023)

The (gem-)lonely search for knowledge in a digitalized data world


Team: Prof. Dr. Andreas Breiter, Adrian Roeske, Philipp Krieter

Partners: University of Cologne, University of Kaiserlslautern

Funding body:Federal Ministry of Education and Research


"All is data" focuses on new requirements for educators (i.e. teachers, media educators, school social workers) regarding the handling of digital data and data education as part of pedagogical action in schools. In the transdisciplinary joint project between pedagogy and computer science "All is data?", the focus is on the tasks and requirements of pedagogues in dealing with data and their embedding in teaching-learning and educational processes. With an understanding of data education as a social practice, the project looks at the interface of formal and non-formal education from the perspective of critical media pedagogy. It empirically investigates from a practical-theoretical perspective how educators deal with digital data and how they design teaching-learning and educational processes to sensitize people to the importance of data formation. To this end, the interdisciplinary construction and understanding processes of educators in the field of data formation as well as their translation into (media-)pedagogical action in non-formal offers of schools are examined. The pedagogical handling of data will open up new possibilities for (media-)education in schools. Therefore, we investigate pedagogical processes and offers outside the regular classroom; we also consider design concepts for data education. Thus, media-pedagogical questions of media knowledge, use, design and criticism as well as technological questions are raised, which teachers have to face. The project consists of three sub-projects, each with its own focus, but with a common responsibility for all work packages: The ZeMKI Lab „Information Management and Media Technology" focuses on data practices in the everyday life of educators; the Technical University of Kaiserslautern focuses on data education as part of pedagogical practices; and the university concentrates on organizational pedagogical perspectives on data education.

: Prof. Dr. Andreas Breiter
Prof. Dr.

Andreas Breiter

Institution: Centre for Media, Communication and Information Research of the University of Bremen (ZeMKI)

Building/room: ECO5 3.91
Phone: +49 (0) 421 218 565 71
E-Mail: abreiterprotect me ?!ifibprotect me ?!.de
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: Adrian Roeske

Adrian Roeske

Institution Centre for Media, Communication and Information Research of the University of Bremen (ZeMKI)

Phone: +49 (0) 421 218 643 23