Laboratory of Psychology of Mass Communication and Media Education

The team of the laboratory investigates the socio-psychological aspects of mass communication and organization of media education of youth, formation of its psychological resistance to socially harmful information, readiness for effective interaction with the information space.

LABORATORY OF PSYCHOLOGY OF MASS COMMUNICATION AND MEDIAWORKS
The Laboratory was created in 2006 as the first Ukrainian science subdivision aimed at monitoring the level of media culture of school youth and adult population, understanding methodological and methodological approaches to the deployment of media education in the system of a secondary school.

The work of the scientific unit is based on theoretical and methodological basis and many years of experience in the research of the information space of Ukraine conducted by the Institute of Social and Political Psychology since 1994 under the leadership of Corr. NNPN of Ukraine MM Slyusarevsky

The team of the laboratory investigates the socio-psychological aspects of mass communication and organization of media education of youth, formation of its psychological resistance to socially harmful information, readiness for effective interaction with the information space.

Topics of research of the laboratory of previous years:
2006-2008 – “Socio-psychological principles of formation of the media culture of the person”
2009-2013 – “Socio-psychological aspects of interaction of information and educational spaces of Ukraine”
2014-2016 – “Socio-psychological and psychological and pedagogical conditions of organization of media education of youth”
Currently, the laboratory carries out research work on the topic:
2017-2019 – «Media-psychological means of prevention and overcoming the consequences of destructive informational influences on children and youth» (theme number 0117U000195)
The creative achievements of the laboratory include:
The Concept of Implementation of Media Education in Ukraine, approved by the Presidium of the National Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Ukraine on May 29, 2010, Minutes No. 1-7 / 6-150.
Domestic socio-psychological model of media education combining elements of protective, aesthetic, civic and creative approaches and undergoes a large-scale experimental check.
All-Ukrainian media education experiment in accordance with the order of the Ministry of Education and Science “On conducting an all-Ukrainian experiment on the introduction of media education in the educational process of general educational institutions” No. 886 dated July 27, 2011.
Monitoring the media culture of youth
Media education schools and workshops on practical media education (jointly with IITZO and AUP)
Programs and methodical provision of school and out-of-school media education:
Optional course for students of the 10th form “Media Culture”;
Special course “Mediapsihologiya: bases reflexive approach” for the system of professional development of teachers;
Course “Mediapsihologiya” for students of the Kiev Small Academy of Sciences;
Course “Media Technologies” for students of creative specialties of higher educational institutions (for bachelors, specialists, masters)
Club lessons in creative associations of out-of-school and general educational institutions (social-rehabilitation direction) “Family MediCulture”;
Comprehensive program of children’s animation studio “Red Dog”.
Periodic periodization of mediarrhiza, which serves as a scientific justification of the national system of “smart markers” for the protection of children from teleproducts that could harm the health and development of the child (created by the initiative of the National Council of Ukraine on Television and Radio Broadcasting with the support of the Council of Europe).
The practical work of the laboratory is to prepare and conduct mass surveys of the Ukrainian population, teachers, school and student youth, aimed at identifying the overall level of media culture, identifying potential needs in the field of media reality, identifying age and regional differences in media culture.

Criteria for analytical perception of the personality of the media information (critical perception of information; critical development (internalization) of information; choice of methods for critical perception of information; general evaluation of television and individual TV programs); criteria of the level of mediaculture of senior pupils; The criteria for communication by means of music as a component of the socialization of the audio media culture of students: communication (the intensity and content of direct communication and communication through media media with respect to music); contact time (the amount of time involved with listening to music); musical preferences; awareness of the influence of music on the psychological, social, physiological well-being of a teenager and the perception of the influence of music on personality.
Concepts of media-perceptive communication, complex media-cultural phenomenon, illusion of saturation of online life (a combination of acceleration experience, momentum of time and a sense of internal emptiness after staying in the network); distant bias (the study of the lives of others is more than a narrative about themselves as a tendency to live “the lives of others” and, as a result, a sense of dissatisfaction with one’s own life, undervaluing self-esteem, depressive mood); virtual acceleration of subjective time “(a sense of accelerating the flow of time during virtual practices compared to real practice