× Media & Learning Online took place on 17-18 June and was a very successful event attracting over 600 registrations.

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ccMixter

"ccMixter is a community music site featuring remixes licensed under Creative Commons where you can listen to, sample, mash-up, or interact with music in whatever way you want. Remixers can apply sampling, remixing and mash-ups, grab the sample packs and a cappellas for download and can upload their version back into ccMixter, for others to enjoy and re-sample."
"Looking for music for a video, school project, game you’re developing, podcast or just for listening in your cubicle or mobile music device? Find exactly the music you’re looking for - podsafe, liberally licensed - using dig.ccMixter Music Discovery tool. One out of six uploads to ccMixter are used in a YouTube(tm) video, flickr moving image, podcast, compilation album and thousands of other places all over the web."
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MoLeTV - Media on-demand

This media on-demand service is aimed primarily at staff and students in post-16 education colleges in England although it also welcomes all organisations involved in education including schools.
MoLeTV allows users to upload media in most of the common formats - AVI, MP4, MP3, Windows Media, Quicktime
and FLV and will convert to Adobe Flash Video for streaming, Windows Media, MP4 and 3GP.

MoLeTV is part of the Mobile Learning Network MoLeNET (http://www.molenet.org.uk), a unique collaborative approach to encouraging, supporting, expanding and promoting mobile learning. Collaboration at national level involves participating institutions and the Learning and Skills Council LSC (http://www.lsc.gov.uk/) sharing the cost of projects introducing or expanding mobile learning and the LSN (http://www.lsnlearning.org.uk/) providing a support and evaluation programme.

The Webstroom community

The Webstroom community supports Dutch universities in their use of video streaming and it recently launched a
new communications strategy for its members based on a greater use of LinkedIn. This community provides lots of interesting information about the use of media in higher education and is linked to the SURF MEDIA site, home to lots of video resources that support university level teaching in the Netherlands.

De Webstroom gemeenschap steunt Nederlandse universiteiten bij hun gebruik van video streaming en het lanceerde zopas een nieuwe communicatiestrategie voor de leden, gebaseerd op een ruimer gebruik van LinkedIn. Deze gemeenschap verschaft veel interessante informatie over het gebruik van media in het Hoger Onderwijs en is gelinkt aan de SURF MEDIA site, een plaatst waar veel videobronnen staan, die het lesgeven op universitair niveau in Nederland ondersteunen.

Learning MATH - video lessons

Annenberg Media develops workshops and courses that provide teachers with content and pedagogical learning. Workshop and course resources consist of video, print and Web components that can be used for self-study. "Patterns, Functions, and Algebra" explores the "big ideas" in algebraic thinking, such as finding, describing, and using patterns; using functions to make predictions; understanding linearity and proportional reasoning; understanding nonlinear functions; and understanding and exploring algebraic structure. The course consists of 10 two-and-a-half hour sessions that each include video programming and activities, provided online and in a print guide. The 10th session explores ways to apply the algebraic concepts you've learned in K-8 classrooms. You should complete the sessions sequentially.

Table of contents: 

Session 1, Algebraic Thinking
Session 2, Patterns in Context
Session 3, Functions and Algorithms
Session 4, Proportional Reasoning
Session 5, Linear Functions and Slope
Session 6, Solving Equations
Session 7, Nonlinear Functions
Session 8, More Nonlinear Functions
Session 9, Algebraic Structure
Session 10, Classroom Case Studies

UNISCIENCE - science brought to you

This site shows visitors a collection of videos, shot at the European Planetary Science Congress 2008 in Münster, Germany. EPSC 2008 is the third international planetary science conference organised by the European Planetology Network, EuroPlaNet, financed by the European Commission. Visitors can view this "new video narrowcast service, that will give you an impression of a selection of every day's talks, with interviews with some of the speakers, younger and more senior, as well as the general ambience at the charming conference site."

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UNISCIENCE / European Planetary Science Congress 2008

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2008

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24 videos

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Streaming Media in Education and their impact on teaching and learning

Subtitle: Educational best practices and some first observations of their implementation.

A review written by the eStream partnership, published in July 2005.

The main aim of this publication is to summarise the efforts of eStream undertaken to gain more insight into the impact of streaming media technology on the quality of teaching and learning. The publication, therefore, includes the learning/teaching scenarios developed by the eStream partnership, together with some conclusions. Furthermore, the publication contains considerable information on general aspects of streaming media technology in education, taking into account that readers might be beginners interested in the topic, but with little background in the thematic area. The booklet closes with a chapter dedicated to emerging developments and their impact on streaming media.

Also a German and Greek version available.

Table of contents: 

1 Introduction
2 Streaming technology: a brief account for pedestrians
3 Learning Theories and Learning Styles
4 Information technology and education – Visions of implementation for streaming media 5 Teaching approaches: great opportunities and some pitfalls
6 Examples of implementing streaming media in education
7 The research
8 Emerging developments and their expected impact on streaming media
9 Conclusions
10 Bibliography

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George S. Ioannidis, Despina M. Garyfallidou, Vasiliki Spiliotopoulou–Papantoniou, University of Patras and School of Pedagogical and Technological Education for eStream project

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2005

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3-9500247-4-3

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150 pages

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Video, Education, and Open Content: Best Practices

Video, Education, and Open Content: Best Practices” is a two-day symposium intended to increase the understanding of educators, technologists, video producers, and other stakeholders in how video and open education can work together for the public good.

Click on the RSS links on the right top, which lead you to audio, audio+ or video pages. For instance: http://ccnmtl.columbia.edu/broadcast/opencontent/video/podcast.xml

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Columbia Center for New Media Teaching and Learning and Intelligent Television

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2007

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TVLink Europe

"The site enables journalists to illustrate European subjects through the distribution of video reports that can be ordered directly on-line. These video reports are also accompanied by a full description of the images used in each film, transcripts of the commentary and interviews."

This video repository is targeting journalists who would like to include the videos in their segments, but the videos are viewable online and could be shown in classes.

This site is managed by MOSTRA on behalf of the European Commission.

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The videos are divided in the following themes:
- Environment
- Transport and Energy
- Health and Consumer Protection
- Research
- Enlargement
- EU and the World
- Other issues

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managed by MOSTRA on behalf of the European Commission

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webcast.berkeley

Every semester, UC Berkeley webcasts select courses and events for live viewing and on-demand replay over the Internet.

Who is responsible for this service?
Educational Technology Services takes care of audio and video capture services. Information Systems and Technology manages the webcast database and streaming media serving/hosting infrastructure.

The webcast capture and archive technology is based on en.DownloadAstro.com (http://en.downloadastro.com/) - A great download site with more than 300K software and games, including professional reviews and user ratings.

Table of contents: 

1. Courses: Podcasts and Webcasts of UC Berkeley current and archived courses
2. Events: Prominent speakers and on-campus events, live and on-demand.

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University of California, Berkeley

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Streaming Media in school education and their usage on a large-scale basis

Subtitle: Technological, organisational and educational aspects.

A review written by the eStream partnership and published in May 2006.

The aim of this publication is to provide guidance to all those working on understanding and evaluating the different aspects of video streaming in education: This includes technological, educational and organisational aspects, issues related to audiovisual content, IPR and copyright regulations and a look at possible future scenarios for educational applications of streaming media technology. The publication contains a series of case studies from all over Europe.

Table of contents: 

1 Introduction
2 Reference sources: the scenario definition in a complex context
3 Technological components in a streaming system
4 Content issues in a streaming system
5 Educational issues
6 Future perspectives and opportunities
7 Conclusions
8 Annexes
9 References

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Andrea Demagistris, Augusta Giovannoli, Erica Lavagno, Eleonora Pantò, Dario Zucchini, eStream

Year

2006

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3-9500247-5-1

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129 pages

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