SchoolTube.com is a free video sharing website, approved by over a dozen National Education Associations for use in K-12 schools. Their mission is to provide educators and students a safe and fun video sharing environment to enhance their classrooms and learning experiences. Videos are student produced and moderator approved through a innovative Chain of Accountability process.
An assortment of new student and teacher created content is available on SchoolTube.com daily from lots of categories, and it can be used by students, teachers, administrators, and school-related associations.
ResearchChannel on YouTube
ResearchChannel is a nonprofit media and technology organization that connects a global audience with the research and academic institutions whose developments. Its YouTube Channel is a good repository of educational videos.
iSchool Africa youth press team
iSchool Africa is a project started with World Cup 2010 aiming to bring the best available education technology and practices to schools in South Africa. The Youth Press Team involves teams in more than 20 schools across South Africa using Apple technology to create newsworthy video content for TV.
On the website you can find a lot of videos created by students in South Africa and hosted on YouTube, like this one giving some useful tips on how to carry out a interview: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C4QgLOr-3LM&feature=player_embedded
Catálogo de Experiencias de Enlaces
El portal Catálogo de Experiencias de Enlaces, creado por el Ministerio de Educación de Chile, incluye experiencias pedagógicas que incorporan programas computacionales y otras tecnologías y ofrece herramientas tecnológicas educativa creadas en Chile dirigidas a promover el intercambio de buenas prácticas y desarrollar nuevas técnicas de enseñanza que mejoren la calidad de la educación en el país.
En el catálogo hay más de 100 casos exitosos y validados en la forma en que utilizan la tecnología en el interior de una sala de clases. Para facilitar la búsqueda existen diversas secciones tales como regionales, niveles y subsectores, de acuerdo a los intereses del profesor. Una vez seleccionado uno de ellos, aparece una ficha completa que incluye datos, descripciones, resultados y anexos.
Un videojuego educativo que ha sido desarrollado en Chile es Kokori: http://www.media-and-learning.eu/resource/kokori
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The Link Experiences Repository, created by the Ministry of Education of Chile, includes educational experiences that incorporate computer programs and other technologies and provides educational technology tools created in Chile and aimed to promoting the exchange of good practices and developing new teaching techniques that improve the quality of education in the country.
In the repository you can find over 100 successful cases. To facilitate the search there are several sections such as regional levels and other sub-levels. Each case displays a full record including data, descriptions, results and schedules.
An educational videogame developed in Chile is Kokori: http://www.media-and-learning.eu/resource/kokori
Web 2.0 ERC European Resource Centre
The Web 2.0 ERC is a EU funded project designed to help educators who find ICT confusing to have a simple and secure environment to use ICT in their work and in their classes. The project has built a simple web platform that includes the most popular tools (Wikis, Blogs, communications, Social Networking etc.) with clear guides on:
- How to use the tools
- How they can be used in education
The project has also looked at other Web 2.0 tools that can be used to create content, share the content and communicate. Members of the Web2.0ERC Community of Practice have contributed to the repository of tools.
JISC MediaHub Blog
MediaHub is a new JISC-funded service, which makes available collections:
- held by MediaHub. You can view and download the videos, images and sounds, if your college or university subscribes to MediaHub. Institutions can subscribe to MediaHub via the JISC Collections website.
- held on websites that can be accessed by any internet user, without a password.
- held on websites that may require a password for access. You will link from MediaHub to the external website, then login (if you have a valid password), to view or download the resource.
My Study Mate
My Study Mate is a website created by the Transition Year Students of Ratoath College, Co. Meath as part of their Digital Media Studies Class. All the resources on the website aim to help students with preparation for their exams and they are absolutely free for anyone to use. There are powerpoint presentations and video tutorials in order to create and share contents; all the videos on the website are produced with students, by students, for students.
You can also add to the database links that could be interesting for students or resources in any subject in MS Word Excel, Powerpoint, Publisher or PDF format.
Business, Italian, Maths, Geography, Religion, Home Economy, Irish, Science, Technology
PrestoSpace - Digital Preservation of audio/visual material
PrestoSpace (http://www.prestospace.org/project/index.en.html) is an EU project which aims to enable any European archive owner, from small collections to the largest, to manage an autonomous and realistic patrimonial policy, including preservation and exploitation of digital assets, in order to bring together industry, research institutes and stakeholders at European level to provide products and services for bringing effective automated preservation and access to Europe’s diverse audiovisual collections.
The outcome of the project is "Digital Preservation of audio/visual material", a website for archive owners, academics and the public alike, which provides a first point-of-call for information on the migration and digital preservation of audio/visual works. The site is a repository of the information and experience gained in the PrestoSpace project. You can find information ranging from the tutorial to the academic on planning and executing a digital preservation project and the technologies and processes involved. You will also find training videos, management tools and links to online resources and events in the field of digital preservation.
To find out about the following project, PrestoPRIME, go to http://www.media-and-learning.eu/resource/prestoprime-keeping-audiovisua...
PrestoPRIME - Keeping Audiovisual Contents Alive
PrestoPRIME project, funded by EU, aims to research and develop practical solutions for the long-term preservation of digital media objects, programmes and collections, and to find ways to increase access by integrating the media archives with European on-line digital libraries in a digital preservation framework.
To find out about the previous project, PrestoSpace and Digital Preservation of audio/visual material, go to http://www.media-and-learning.eu/resource/prestospace-digital-preservati...
EUscreen is a network funded within the eContentplus programme of the European Commission and started as a three-year project in October 2009, where you can browse through decades of digitised television and film content made available by 18 European audiovisual archives. The portal offers free access to videos, stills, texts and rich metadata, covering major events in Europe (and beyond) as well as providing insights into how people in Europe have lived for over the last sixty years. You can look for clips and programmes by entering text, clicking on relevant search fields or by using the filters to refine what you are looking for.