training course

Inside Cancer - Multimedia Guide to Cancer Biology

The different aspects of cancer are touched upon through animations, video with narration / sound effects or only slides/audio with doctors and researchers (transcript available).

This site also offers the option of Teacher Center, "to help your students understand how modern molecular and cellular genetics are integrated into ideas about cancer diagnosis, prevention, and treatment." By registering teachers receive access to the Inside Cancer Atomizer, a tool for building custom multimedia presentationswith content from Inside Cancer and other DNALC Internet sites.

Besides that there is also the Inside Cancer Lesson Plan Wiki community at where teachers can view, share and discuss related lesson plans.

Table of contents: 

- Hallmarks of Cancer
- Causes and Prevention
- Diagnosis and Treatment
- Pathways to Cancer

Sitemap lists all subsections:

System requirements: 
Flash Player

Unterrichtsvideos als Medium der Lehrerinnen- und Lehrerbildung

How to exploit the potential of videos in teacher's training.

Table of contents: 

Unterrichtsvideos in Forschung und Lehre (Educational videos in research and teaching)
Medienspezifisches Potential von Unterrichtsvideos für Forschung und Lehrerbildung (media-related potential of educational video for research and teachers’ training)
Formen des Einsatzes von Unterrichtsvideos in der Lehre (Concepts of using educational videos in teaching)
Lernen durch Reflexion und Analyse von Unterrichtsvideos (Teaching by reflecting and analysing educational videos)
Herausforderungen bei der Reflexion und Analyse von Unterrichtsvideos in der Lehre (Challenges in reflecting and analysing educational videos in teaching)
Forschung zum Einsatz von Videos in der Lehrerbildung (Research about the use of educational videos in teachers’ training)

System requirements: 
Acrobat Reader

Project LIVE

Project LIVE (Learning through Instructional Video in Education) is part of EUDS4kids (Escondido Union School District, California). The goals of Project LIVE are to foster critical and visual literacy skills in both students and teachers to increase student achievement, for example a two-day teacher training about the use of digital video to support curriculum standards.

You can find a lot of useful links and resources on the following pages:
- Pre-production (Learning, Media, Storyboards)
- Production (Camera, Sound, Lighting)
- Post-production (iMovie, Final Cut Pro, Editing, Publishing)/project_live.html#publishing

Pay Off! Analysis to learn and produce your own film

Pay Off! is an educational introduction to moviemaking tools that aims to support and encourage teachers so they dare to start analysing films and let their pupils produce a movie teachers. Pay Off! consists of a 40-minute DVD and a teacher's manual giving a thorough walkthrough of the essential moviemaking tools with guidelines to understand how to get you message through when making a movie. The teacher's guide includes many tasks for students to engage in when they have to learn film-making and analysis.

After viewing a chapter, pupils and teachers can discuss and reflect, and before the time of testing, the teacher can use the DVD to prepare for it. The teacher's guide includes many tasks for students to engage in when they have to learn film-making and analysis. It gives students an insight into the shooting and editing of a film, and how students can use editing tools to create their own production.

In 2006 Pay Off! participated in the Danish competition "Det gyldne Snit 2006" and won the Jury´s special prize: You can find more (English) information about this project on the MEDEA Showcases that is dedicated to it:

Table of contents: 

Videoclips from the film "Anton"
Videoclips with audio
Pupils working on clips
Results of the students' work
Tips for film production in a class

Tools & Skills:
Image Cropping
Camera Movement
Cutting Types
Sound etc.







Grethe Grønkjær, GeGe Publishing and Production Company, Denmark


40 minutes


6.912 Introduction to Copyright Law

This course is an introduction to copyright law and American law in general. Topics covered include: structure of federal law; basics of legal research; legal citations; how to use LexisNexis®; the 1976 Copyright Act; copyright as applied to music, computers, broadcasting, and education; fair use; Napster®, Grokster®, and Peer-to-Peer file-sharing; Library Access to Music Project; The 1998 Digital Millennium Copyright Act; DVDs and encryption; software licensing; the GNU® General Public License and free software.

For course documents see left sidebar on the linked website.

Table of contents: 

1 Introduction; Basics of Legal Research; Legal Citations
2 LexisNexis®; 1976 Copyright Act
3 Copyright applied to Music, Computers; Napster®; Peer-to-Peer File Sharing
4 Software Licensing; DVDs and Encryption

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