Dr Ricardo Castellini da Silva
Dr Ricardo Castellini da Silva is a Post-Doctoral Researcher in DCU Anti-Bullying Centre. Ricardo is a media literacy educator with an interest in studies and practices at the interface between education and communications, especially in relation to digital media, disinformation, multimodal learning and new literacy studies. His research has investigated the many ways in which new digital media technologies can be used to promote media literacy for secondary students and enhance teachers’ practices in the use of technology in the classroom. Since 2015, Ricardo has been teaching on undergraduate and graduate programmes at both Dublin City University and Trinity College Dublin. He has also designed and delivered workshops, seminars and multimedia learning resources on various topics related to media literacy education.
Ricardo holds a PhD in Media Literacy from Dublin City University, and a MA in Media, Culture and Education from the Institute of Education, University College London.