Research projects

GREMS

The call of the wild - Study of the resilience of social representations of the forest (2019-2023)


Researcher(s): Olivia de Briey, Julie Matagne
Promoter(s): Pierre Fastrez

Research Axes: Learning and education through media

Project type: Research program
Partners: PhD Christine Farcy, International Forest Policy Expert at Public Service of Wallonia
Funding: Department of Nature and Forests of the Walloon Region (DNF), Brussels Environment (BE), Administration of nature and forests of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (ANF)

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)