Project-based learning with multimedia
SRI International's Center for Technology in Learning evaluated the Challenge 2000 Multimedia Project from 1995 to 2000. The evaluation examined three aspects of the Multimedia Project: its dissemination across various schools and districts, its impact on teaching practice, and its effects on student achievement. This page is designed to offer the evaluation findings to specific audiences: Technology Coordinators and Administrators, Teachers, Students and Parents, Business Partners, and Researchers. There are also Quick Links to the full evaluation reports, slide presentations, research and evaluation tools, and related research into education and technology.
Overview and Administration
Includes Overview, Directory, Research & Evaluation information
PBL with Multimedia Topics
Many topics on Project-Based Learning supported by Multimedia including the Scoring Rubric
Curriculum and Activities
Specific activities, Curriculum ideas, technology guides, and CD-ROM technical support
Database of Example Projects, Analysis of Projects
Communicate with other teachers and administrators about PBL+MM
Search and Site Map
for the PBL with Multimedia CD-RO
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: http://www.fsknet.dk/da/node/474?q=node/504. You can find more (English) information about this project on the MEDEA Showcases that is dedicated to it: http://www.medea-awards.com/pay-off.
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:
ALAS MEdia is a studio dedicated to telling people's stories through image, sound, design and education. They started up the Alas Wiki which includes tips & resources on moviemaking, equipment and things that can inspire you.
Planet SciCast Film School
Planet SciCast (UK) is an online repository that shares videos, sent in by children and adults, related to Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths (STEM). Video submitters can access guidelines and a handbook about shooting a video, write-ups of the activities, experiments and demonstrations.
"These pages will help you plan your film, giving you advice about equipment, how to organise your team, and what sorts of things seem to work most reliably. You’ll find most of what’s here in our lovely Handbook, which you can download."
* Why make films?
* Where to start
* Teams & Producers
* Rules & Advice
* Other Sorts of Films
* Gear - Cameras
* Gear - Sound
* Gear - Accessories
* Gear - Editing
* Practicalities - Types of Film
* Practicalities - Using a camera
* Practicalities - Producing
* Production - Paperwork
* Production - Licensing
* Production - Using other peoples' stuff
* Submitting your Films
Learning from History / Lernen aus der Geschichte
Learning & Teaching offers teachers and other educators a free-of-charge resource pool of educational materials and methodological ideas. This website provides web seminars on themes in the field of historical and civic education, presented by experts from both academic and practical teaching contexts. As a registered user, you can take part in web seminars in real time and ask your own questions. Members can also share their own materials.
This website has four main areas: Learning & Teaching (in German), Participating & Networking, Learning Online & International Dialogue.
Participatory Video A Practical Approach to Using Video Creatively in Group Development Work
"Video can be a powerful tool for stimulating self-expression and interaction in group development work. Used in a participatory way, video encourages clients to examine the world around them, raising awareness of their situation and helping them to become more actively involved in the decisions which affect their lives. Based on an innovative approach researched over twelve years, Participatory Video offers a comprehensive guide to using video with groups.
The book includes over 60 step-by-step exercises, explaining clearly the procedure to follow, time needed and value of each activity. It provides basic information about video equipment and how to operate it, techniques for teaching skills to group members and advice on planning a series of workshops and longer-term video projects. Jackie Shaw and Clive Robertson place the use of video within a coherent theoretical framework and show how to maximise its effectiveness in groups with a range of different needs.
Participatory Video will be of particular interest to group leaders looking for new ways to enhance and amplify the group development process. It is aimed at a wide range of professionals, including social workers, youth and community workers, teachers, development educationalists, extension workers, therapists, community artists and video trainers."
"Participatory Video is a comprehensive guide to using video in group development work. Used in a participatory way, video can be a powerful tool, which allows clients to examine the world around them, gain awareness of their situation and become more actively involved in decisions which affect their lives.
Based on an innovative approach researched over twelve years, the book sets out a complete programme for workers in a range of social work, community, education and health settings. It features over 60 exercises, explaining clearly the procedure to follow, the time needed and the value of each activity. It includes practical advice on:
* workshop planning
* video equipment and how to use it
* teaching technical skills to group members
* running long-term projects
Participatory Video is a practical handbook for a wide range of professionals, including social workers, teachers, extension workers, therapists, community artists and video trainers. "
List of figures
1 Background, approach and benefits
Participatory video checklist
3 Initial contact
Initial contact checklist
4 Playing games
5 Creating video sequences
Creating video sequences checklist
6 Applications and project outcomes
7 Setting up a project
Setting up a project checklist
8 Developing project plans
Example project plan
9 Technical teaching and video operation
Putting it into practice
The information center for digital media in school and education from a School of Education in Switzerland.
• Aktuell (latest)
• Praxis (in practice)
• Bild, Ton, Text (images, sound, text)
Lernmedien (educational media)
• Aktuell (latest)
• Offline Lernen (learning offline)
• Online Lernen (learning online)
• Konzeptberatung (concept discussion)
• ICT-Entwicklungskonzept Solothurn (ICT development concept Solothurn)
• Prävention (prevention)
• Schulen im Netz (schools on the Internet)
• Freie Software (free software)
Weiterbildung (further education)
• Kurse (courses)
• Schulinterne Weiterbildung (school related further education)
• Pädagogischer Support (pedagogical support)
• Media Experts
• Veranstaltungen Rückblick (events – review)
• Termine (dates)
• Ausleihe (lending)
• Über uns (about us)
Video Streaming: a guide for educational development
This handbook is an outcome of the Click and Go Video Project of JISC. Click and Go Video was a project from 2000 to 2002 that aimed to provide "a user orientated resource for the academic community that will stimulate and enhance the use of moving image archives for mainstream learning and teaching. It will investigate and report on best practice in developing a video enriched learning environment through the integration of archived moving images, locally produced video, Web resources and asynchronous and synchronous communications tools."
- A learning and teaching perspective
- The Click and Go Video Decision Tool
- Planning your content
- What equipment do I need?
- Capturing your video
- Alternatives to filming
- Editing your material
- Encoders and players
- Serving streaming media
- Presenting your content
- Copyright issues
- ''Live'' broadcasting
- Evaluating the educational benefit
Lehrer-Online offers its users everything related to using digital media in education: teaching materials, media reviews, link collections, ...
Vorbereitende Überlegungen zur Unterrichtspraxis IV, Video/Film
Interviews with experts about how to "teach film".
Gespräch mit Christine Dollhofer (Interview with C.D.)
Gespräch mit Stefan Kurowski
Gespräch mit Gustav Ernst
Allgemeine Überlegungen zur Unterrichtbarkeit vonVideo/Film (General considerations about teachability of video/film)