Free Online Courses
These online modules and guides are free for you to use. They were originally designed for BBC staff, so please note that in publishing them, there were not made many editorial changes to them and some of them will contain some specific references to BBC procedures, methods and services. The main categories of modules are television, radio and broadcast technology.
The Clemi (centre for liaison between teaching and information media) is part of the French Ministry of Education. It was created in 1983 with the mission of "promoting especially by means of training activities, the multiple use of news media in teaching with the aim of encouraging a better understanding of the world by pupils while simultaneously developing critical understanding."
Semaine de la presse et des médias dans l’école
Dans les classes
Productions des eleves
Centre de documentation
Ressources et publications
International et recherche
Sites des antennes régionales
With eduMedia, teachers have access to a wide collection of educational simulations which cover all the main scientific subjects: Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and General Sciences for levels ranging from primary school pupils to university undergraduates. The teaching expertise that has gone into developing the content allows us to provide highly visual and interactive classroom material to illustrate aspects of the course which would be difficult to present using traditional media.
The eduMedia site www.edumedia-sciences.com is constantly being updated and offers to date almost 380 downloadable interactive simulations available to any teacher whose school is an eduMedia subscriber.
"KQED Education Network engages with community and educational organisations to broaden and deepen the impact of KQED media to effect positive change"
The Education section gives more information on how to use media for education through:
* Featured Lesson Plan
* Examples of digital storytelling
And if you log in, you can access media resources for education.
On the Digital Storytelling section (http://dsi.kqed.org/index.php/inspirations) you can find out more about
* Annual Digital Storytelling Contest and Festival for high school students
* Featured Projects such as youth stories from South Africa created at the 5th World Summit on Media and Children.
* Digital Storytelling: Watch stories, explore narrative, investigate new technologies and check out resources that have to do with digital storytelling. Including Mobile Projects such as "'Scape the Hood", the first gps-enabled mobile media project:
"Scape the Hood was conceived and designed as a locative storytelling project for the Digital Storytelling Initiative at KQED for the opening of the 8th annual Digital Storytelling Festival. We convened a group of storytellers, artists, and technologists to envision what this project could be. It became a narrative archeology experiment, combining digital storytelling and emerging technology by overlaying a virtual landscape on the physical world. As originally designed, the audience walks the streets and listens to the neighbourhood stories, taking in the sights, sounds, and smells from both the physical and the virtual world."
• Early Childhood Educators
o Hands On Literacy
o A place of our own workshops
• Parents & kids
o Media as a learning tool
o Reading Rainbow
o Sesame Street View & Do
• Community Partners
• PBS Kids Raising Readers
• Social Studies/Language Arts
o Election Resources
• Post Secondary Education
Digital Media Center
• Media Literacy
o Key Concepts
o Copyright & Media Education
o Video for English Learners
• Teachers’ Domain
• Adult Learning
• Language Arts
• Media Studies
• Social Studies
• Study Skills/ESL
• Visual & Performing Arts
• Visual & Performing Arts: Literary Arts
Archive's Moving Images library
This is the web site of the Archive's Moving Images library of free movies, films, and videos. This library contains thousands of digital movies which range from classic full-length films, to daily alternative news broadcasts, to videos of every genre uploaded by Archive users. Many of these movies are available for download.The Archive’s library of Open Educational Resources and university lectures contains hundreds of free courses, video lectures, and supplemental materials from universities in the United States and China. Many of these lectures are available for download.
# Open Educational Resources and university lectures with reviews (http://www.archive.org/details/education
). Many of these lectures are available for download.
# Open Source movies (http://www.archive.org/details/opensource_movies) where users can post and discuss their own videos.
# Numerous documentaries, videos, vlogs, … which could fit in a curriculum.
CANON Cultuurcel of the Flemish Ministry of Education and Training launched the INgeBEELD project (INgeBEELD means “in images” or “imaginary”). INgeBEELD is divided into 4 seperate subprojects with different target audiences.
INgeBEELD 1 (3-8 years) familiarises young children with the different building blocks of audio-visual media through five short films and engages pupils in how to look at things and communicate about the experiences. INgeBEELD 2 (6-14 years) aims to bring about the delivery of audio-visual teaching at school that is adapted to the living environment of different age groups.
It focuses on experimental film, video art and shorter audio-visual creations and introduces the basic principles of network culture and the new media. In these tasks, various media are integrated that are now omnipresent: mobile phone, mp3 player, computer games. INgeBEELD 1 and 2 are delivered in boxes with materials such as richly-illustrated textbooks, prints/drawings and photo materials, enriched with digital materials such as online assignments and DVDs with animations, cartoons, video. Young people learn to creatively express themselves by making music and sounds, drawing, playing drama and using video
INgeBEELD 3 (12-18 years) is a website that contains 4 modules, challenges and materials for all types of secondary education. Teachers can find many ideas and have access to any audio-visual tool to set up or complete their activities.
INgeBEELD4 (for teachers in training and in practice) is in a test phase and plans to make these teachers multimedia literate via a ‘media wisdom’ platform. Visitors discover the possibility of working (themselves) on this via five different worlds consisting of audiovisual clips, films and games, all connected with each other. Indirectly students and schools can then benefit from the media wisdom.
The platform on media wisdom was created in Dutch, but some of the content is in English (or translated). English versions of some clips on the platform are also available on youtube at Ambrosia’s tafel channel: www.youtube.com/user/ambrosiastafel
# INgeBEELD 1 (online and in a box)
# INgeBEELD 2 (online and in a box)
# INgeBEELD 3 (online)
# INgeBEELD 4 (online, in test phase)
Comenius EduMedia Awards
The Society for Pedagogy and Information or 'Gesellschaft für Pädagogik und Information' (GPI), a scientific society for multimedia, educational technology and media didactics, awards the annual Comenius-EduMedia-Awards to outstanding products in the field of ICT-supported educational media. The awards were founded in 1995 and with the Comenius-EduMedia-Awards GPI supports pedagogically, creatively and in content outstanding ICT-supported educational media.
The Comenius-EduMedia-Awards is an honorary award that is open to participants from all European countries. The awards are usually, but not exclusively presented to publishing houses and educational institutions.
Virtual Workshop Using and Design of Video/Multimedia in Higher Education
Aim: Would you like to learn how video is used in higher education? Would you like to learn how to create video/multimedia content? Is it necessary to know streaming technology in order to use video/multimedia in the classroom? This workshop has been designed specifically to help you participate in the world of video/multimedia in higher education.
Characteristics: Based on a combination of lectures, examples, hands-on practical exercises, visual guide and written documentation, this workshop offers the basic principles to use and design video/multimedia in you academic activity. You can implement the complete workshop, or on the other hand, select particular modules or participate in selected practical hands-on exercises according to your needs.
- Workshop Presentation (14')
- Hands on participants (7')
- Workshop conclusion (2')
- Visual Guide (7')
- Program (pdf)
- Workshop Manual (pdf - 103 pages)
- Photographs (pdf)
- Resources & participant's work (link)
- The Virtual Workshop is organized by 14 modules with Flash multimedia content; the total duration of the whole content is 2 hours and 15 minutes
Languages: The virtual workshop has been created in Spanish and there is also available an English version.
Navigation: The virtual workshop can be implemented in two forms: A.- Complete Workshop, or B.- Individual Modules.
Free Science Videos and Lectures Free Education Online is Possible!
Collection of free scientifical videos for educational purposes.
* Water Life
Face-to-face courses and online training for broadcast and new media
BBC Academy puts training and development at the heart of the broadcast industry by equipping companies and freelancers with the skills they need for a lifetime of employability in the ever-changing media landscape.
As well as training its own staff, the BBC's Charter Agreement confirms responsibility to train the industry and we do this in a number of ways:
* by working with Skillset, the Government-licensed, UK-wide Sector Skills Council for the audiovisual industries to offer subsidised training to the UK Freelance community
* by offering a complete portfolio of courses and development solutions to individuals and organisations worldwide
* by acting as development consultants to work with you and your organisation offering a complete service from training needs analysis to evaluation
For individuals, the BBC offers practical, expert advice on the right training for you and details of funding packages available to help trainees with the cost.
- training in television craft skills
New Media Courses
- new media training to make the web work
Broadcast Technology Courses
- broadcast technology technical training
- training in radio craft skills
- training in journalism and reporting skills