Research projects

GREMS

Linguistic and communicational components of immersion in Game(s): towards an integrated approach within the Language & Communication Institute (2019-2020)


Researcher(s): Alessandro Cierro
Promoter(s): Thibault Philippette

Project type: Research program
Partners: Thomas François (CENTAL), Patrick Watrin (CENTAL), Sébastien Nahon (MiiL)
Funding: Langage & Communication Institute

The media literacy of adolescents (13-15 years old): information search and multimedia creation (2018-2022)


Researcher(s): Julia Bihl, Pierre Fastrez, Thibault Philippette, Alice T'Kint
Promoter(s): Pierre Fastrez
Co-promoter(s): Thibault Philippette

Research Axes: Media literacy and media education

Project type: Research program
Partners: Université du Québec à Montréal (Canada), Université de Rouen (France), Université de Genève (Suisse), Haute Ecole Pédagogique du Vaud (Suisse)
Funding: F.R.S.-FNRS (instrument: PDR)

Link: https://www.researchgate.net/project/The-media-literacy-of-teenagers-in-online-search-and-hypermedia-creation

VIADUCT (Voice Interface for Autonomous Driving based on User experienCe Techniques) (2018-2021)


Researcher(s): Luka Rukonic
Promoter(s): Suzanne Kieffer
Co-promoter(s): Pierre Fastrez

Research Axes: User experience (UX)

Project type: Research program
Partners: AW Europe, Acapela, Multitel, CETIC, Université de Namur
Funding: Service Public de Wallonie - DGO6

Study of design fiction as a critical inquiry tool in media education (2017-2023)


Researcher(s): Géraldine Wuyckens
Promoter(s): Pierre Fastrez

Research Axes: Media literacy and media education

Project type: PhD thesis in progress
Partners: Action Médias Jeunes (ACMJ)
Funding: Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain)

Playful teaching practices in primary education in the French Community of Belgium (2017-2021)


Researcher(s): Charlotte Préat
Promoter(s): Thibault Philippette

Research Axes: Learning and education through media, Media literacy and media education

Project type: PhD thesis in progress
Funding: UCL Grant (FSR)

Video game literacy (2017-2021)


Researcher(s): Gael Gilson
Promoter(s): Thibault Philippette

Research Axes: Learning and education through media, Media literacy and media education

Project type: PhD thesis in progress
Partners: PortailEduc Association

Link: https://luduminvaders.com/litteratievideoludique/

The webdocumentary through the lens of interactivity : from intention to interaction (2017-)


Researcher(s): Alice T'Kint
Promoter(s): Pierre Fastrez, Suzanne Kieffer

Research Axes: Learning and education through media, User experience (UX)

Project type: PhD thesis in progress
Funding: Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain)

Study of the media literacy competencies mobilised by young adults as part of their civic participation (2015-2021)


Researcher(s): Lara Burton
Promoter(s): Pierre Fastrez

Research Axes: Media literacy and media education

Project type: PhD thesis in progress
Funding: Basic institutional funding (research assistant contract)