Experience of organizing workshops for students on promoting interethnic tolerance by means of media education

Mikhaleva G. V.

The article presents the experience of organizing and conducting scientific and practical online workshops from the series “Modern methods and technologies for fostering interethnic tolerance of university students (within the framework of Russian and English-language media education)” aimed at developing interethnic tolerance and culture of modern youth by means of media education based on key media education theories (sociocultural, critical autonomy, semiotic, etc.) widely used in practical media work in Russia and abroad. The author presents specific methods and techniques of media education, as well as exercises that were used to analyse ethnic stereotypes in the student audience.

Key words: media education, interethnic tolerance, student youth, ethnic stereotype, discrimination, racism.

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