Moving Toward Audio-Visual Narrative and Communication-Making Skills on Adults Education

  • Maria João CastroEmail author
  • Paula PeresEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Smart Innovation, Systems and Technologies book series (SIST, volume 171)


This paper reports one European project named “Com ON project”, conducted during 18th months. The Com ON project team is formed by organizations from 4 European countries, and seeks to provide a training program to empower European adults to unleash their potential and be able to understand, create and share audiovisual messages and stories. The main objective of this experience is to work on the specific competences of audiovisual communication and creation of specific interactive products through the creation of digital narratives, and at the same time working on transversal key competences such as emotional, technological and social abilities. In this paper, we just present the result of the first phase of the project where partners worked to define the training program learning objectives, competences and skills, as well as the pedagogical approach (andragogy-based) and instructional design of contents. Using questionnaires, we performed a base of work that permitted to trace a training path.


Open educational resources (OERs) Andragogy Audiovisual Narrative 


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This paper is a result of the research project titled “COM ON – Unleash your potential for (audio)visual COMmunication”, reference, 2018-1-ES01-KA204_050782, under the Erasmus+ Programme (


– Onset of research: 01-09-2018

– Completion of research: 29-02-2020

We thank all our colleagues who provided insight and expertise that greatly assisted the research, although they may not agree with all of the interpretations/conclusions of this paper.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Polytechnic of Porto/ISCAPMatosinhosPortugal

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