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ALTERIDAD.Revista de Educación

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CEBALLOS SEPULVEDA, Juan Carlos; FORERO SANDOVAL, Julián Darío  and  ALVAREZ OROZCO, Alfredo. School media, scenarios to form political subjects in school. Alteridad [online]. 2019, vol.14, n.2, pp.243-255. ISSN 1390-8642.

This research intends to contribute to the formation of political subject as students and active participants in the production of school communication media. It refers to a qualitative study which inquiries about the alternatives for the citizen education, with high school students who assume the roles of producers of scholar media. The entirety of the proposal is epistemologically based on the concepts: communication/education, school media and political subject. In this perspective, the project materialized in three cities of Colombia (Medellín, Monteria and Bucaramanga) and six public and private educative institutions, with a methodological route guided by an ethnographic study that facilitated observing how school media are produced drawn from the triangulation of collected information from focus groups and interviews, and then digitalized in the NVivo software. This methodology allowed furthermore, comprehending from the students, as subjects of study, the processes of political formation with the management of information and the content of the school media in public and private institutions. Nonetheless, a common conception of the political was evidenced, and it overcomes the idea of representativeness to become dimensioned as the construction of society and the work in aims of everyone´s wellbeing.

Keywords : School media; political subjects; citizenship; politics; schools; education.

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