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

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Just Think

Flipping the Script is a project of Just Think, a media education nonprofit that has been working with youth and educators since 1995. Just Think teaches young people to understand, evaluate, and create media messages. We deliver vital programs that foster critical thinking and creative media production, believing that the independent voices of youth can powerfully impact local and global communities.

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• Board
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Adobe Reader

The DV Show - Podcasting the ins and outs of digital video

The DV Show podcast started in 2005 as a source for answers to listener questions related to digital video.

As of November 2008, they "have produced over 260 audio podcasts and 52 video podcasts and have answered over 2480 questions from listeners worldwide. With newsletter.

Hosted by Brian Alves, a 22-year veteran of video production, a crack team of 12 seasoned media professionals and one Entertainment Attorney, the shows feature answers to listener questions, careful reviews, product news, tips, tutorials, contests and high-profile interviews with industry professionals — all in a quick and engaging format for thousands of listeners to enjoy worldwide."

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Categories for the podcasts:
- Final Cut Pro
- Podcasts
- Reviews
- Audio
- Camcorders
- For the Field
- For the Studio
- Lighting
- Software
- Tips & Tools
- Videos

The Nature of Interaction in Educational Videoconferencing

This is a Master of Education thesis from 1999 by Carol Daunt. The study investigated the nature of interaction that can be achieved in educational videoconferencing and what adaptations (if any) to teaching and learning strategies are necessary. In particular it examines the following:
1. What impact does the technology have on the interactions?
2. Do lecturers have to make adaptations to teaching strategies?
3. Do students have to make adaptations to learning strategies?
4. Can a ‘dialogical’ approach be used effectively in videoconferencing?

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.

System requirements: 
Acrobat Reader, QuickTime

Theory and Practice of Online Learning - Second edition

Starting with a comprehensive summary of relevant educational theory, the book revisits, in a lively way, the great dichotomies that have marked the history of open and distance learning. The second edition features updates on all chapters from the first edition and the addition of 4 new chapters (on Mobile Learning, Social Software, Distance Education Philosophy and Financial Decision Making). Two chapters (Chapter 3 - Value Chain Analysis and Chapter 9 - Copyright Issues) were not updated nor included in the 2nd edition. These two chapters (in addition to all of the origional 1st edition chapters) will continue to made available at this site, however readers are encouraged to access the revised chapters to receive more current and updated content.

Awarded the Charles A. Wedemeyer Award by the University Continuing Education Association.

Theory and Practice of Online Learning, edited by Terry Anderson and Fathi Elloumi, is concerned with assisting providers of online education with useful tools to carry out the teaching and learning transactions online. It presents, in an easily readable form, the theory, administration, tools, and methods of designing and delivering learning online. By doing so, the authors bring to the teaching community a valuable product which should go a long way in popularizing the use of the learning technologies.

To download e-book, click on middle tab "e-book" at the bottom section.







Editors Terry Anderson & Fathi Elloumi




978-1-897425-08-4 (SC)


484 pages


Project Look Sharp

An initiative to promote and support the integration of media literacy into classroom curricula at all grade levels and instructional areas, as well as to evaluate the effectiveness of media literacy education in the schools.

System requirements: 
Adobe Reader

iVIE Awards

Innovative Video In Education (iVIE) is a service of the San Diego County Office of Education.

The iVIE Awards aim (among other things) to increase student achievement through visual literacy, foster the use of engaging learning environments, support innovating teachers, ... and are divided into categories of three educational levels: elementary, middle school, high school.

A separate category is not aimed at students: the "New Video in the Classroom category, replacing the Teacher Category, is now open to teachers, media specialists or other technology support providers. The objective of this video is to document the process of creating a classroom video."







Innovative Video In Education (iVIE)




Videoaufzeichnungen als methodische Grundlage zur Förderung der mündlichen Argumentationsfähigkeit in der Sekundarstufe

Video recordings can be an important means of fostering the ability to debate in school. The writer offers curriculum goals, thoughts about the complexity of debates, suggestions and reasons for the use of video recordings in class. The step-by-step instructions for developing a “debating curriculum” help putting that process into a structure.

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Some preliminary remarks as an assessment

Thoughts about curriculum goals

About the complexity of debates

Suggestions and reasons for the use of video recordings to improve the ability to debate
• Aspect of motivation and reflection about the pupils’ own linguistic pattern
• Aspect of interaction and action-orientation
• Aspect of reflection about language using recorded TV-shows

Steps for developing a “debating curriculum”

System requirements: 
Adobe Reader


Karl Fisch is the Director of Technology for Arapahoe High School in Centennial, Colorado.

Making Movies - Learn how to edit video and create professional-looking DVDs.

PC Magazine is the Independent Guide to Technology. This article (january 2005, p. 147-162) by Jan Ozer "teaches amateurs the basics of video editing and DVD authoring, and reviews 20 applications to help us get the job done."

Table of contents: 

* Video editing
* DVD authoring
* Reviews

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