Randy Astle: "Transmedia by definition requires producers to work in more than one medium; the fun, most of the time, is in devising ways to carry a narrative (or narrative world) across different platforms" ...
New publication available on teachers' use of social media networks Media literacy: key to coping in today's media and communications environment (article by Brian O'Neill, Dublin Institute of Technology) Estonian schools joined together to form a joint lecture capture network around Echo360 (article by Marko Puusaar, EITF) The experiences of Zaffiria (article by Alessandra Falconi, Centro Zaffiria) MEDEA Awards winners announced in Brussels Media & Learning 2013 on 12-13 December
plus plenty of other news, notifications and announcements related to the use of media in education and training
During this one hour webinar you will have the opportunity to get an overview of the most important IPR and copyright rules you have to respect when you are developing your own media content for educational purposes. In a time where all sorts of different content seem to be available for free on the internet - from books, pictures, music, film to comprehensive scientific texts – it is important to know how you can use this content and also how you can protect content you have developed yourself which you also want to share via the web.
As a lecturer, student or employee of the KU Leuven Association, you can use Videolab to upload, organise and distribute news items, interesting reports, recorded experiments, sound files, interviews, screencasts and personally made videos. Videolab is the online multimedia management service provided by the Media and Learning Unit for teaching and research purposes. Video and audio files uploaded using Videolab can quickly and easily be shared through your own website or a learning environment such as Toledo.
REC:all Workshop Lecture Capture: current best practices and future developments in universities
Where? Teaching and Learning Department, KU Leuven, Kapeldreef 62, 3001 Heverlee (Leuven)
When? 13th November 2012, 9:30 - 16:00
The workshop will include a series of presentations and discussions highlighting best-practice in lecture capture amongst a variety universities in euope and the rest of the word followed by a panel discussion with suppliers in discussion about future developments and trends in technology provision addressing the needs and requirements of the university sector. There will be plenty of opportunities for dialogue during the special World Café session and the agenda includes a Q&A session to connect with industry experts on topics like videoconferencing, lecture capture and screencasting.
Dr. Wesley Fryer is a digital learning consultant, author, digital storyteller, educator and change agent. He has created Mapping Media to the Curriculum to diagramatically illustrate how digital media can be used by students to create content to demonstrate their learning.
Some good ideas here! Would be useful and interesting to flesh them out with learning objectives and the competencies developed. These are present to some extent, but could be made more explicit. Maybe that's a task for us to take on?!
As many students can attest, video creation doesn't have to be difficult and it certainly doesn't have to be scary. One teacher shares how the flipped classroom can be a lesson in media literacy for students and teachers alike.