FileLab Web Apps are a set of multifunctional web applications with the focus on two main fields: multimedia processing and PC security. Comprising multimedia editors and a Windows registry cleaner, FileLab Web Apps provide users with online tools for processing video and audio files as well as eliminating a number of common PC problems.
ViTAL is a group of educators who share an interest in using digital video and media in tertiary education in the UK and beyond.
With just over 2 weeks to go the organisers of the Media & Learning Conference are delighted to announce that there are now more than 240 people registered from 40 countries. They include ministerial representatives, teacher trainers, educational media producers and practitioners who are all converging on Brussels to discuss trends, share experiences and plan new initiatives in the field of media supported learning.
A series of five online discussions have been launched in the conference community which is open to all. They are: What is the best business model for a learning game? What are the implications of social networking on media and learning? What impact does the move from a literacy culture to a media culture have on learning? What is the best way to create sustainable, media-rich learning repositories? And can media make a difference in supporting early and special needs education? These discussions will continue live during the conference itself, taking place on 24-25 November. You can join in here.
Confirmed keynote speakers for the Media & Learning Conference are Pascal Smet, Flemish Minister for Education and Training, Constantijn Van Oranje, Cabinet member and senior advisor of European Vice-President Neelie Kroes, Peter Adriaenssens, Belgian child psychiatrist, Conor Galvin, researcher from UCD in Ireland, Richard Harper, Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research in Cambridge, UK, Nikos Theodosakis, Canadian author of “The Director in the Classroom: How Filmmaking Inspires Learning", Pere Arcas, Head of the department of learning programmes and projects at Television of Catalonia in Spain, Lizbeth Goodman, Director and Founder of the SMARTlab Digital Media, Donald Clark, e-learning advisor and Dom Elliott, from YouTube EDU.
The programme includes screening sessions showing excellent uses of media to support teaching and learning, practical workshops fostering hands-on learning experiences, high level presentations and a wealth of opportunities to exchange, learn, interact and network. During the conference we also provide the Pigeon SMS messaging service which enables participants contact one another easily without revealing their own mobile number.
They also plan on having fun and invite participants to try out different devices in the conference Play Area where you can enjoy a cup of coffee and socialise at any time.
The MEDEA Awards Ceremony will be a highlight of the programme and takes place on Thursday 24 November beginning at 18.15. 9 finalists from all over Europe are competing to win one of the two MEDEA Statuettes this year, you can see who they are for yourself and decide who you think should win. This is an open event, if you would like to come, just let us know.
Follow what is happening in the lead-up to the conference on our Facebook and LinkedIn groups. Register for the conference here.
Video education combines an investigative and critical understanding of the world with the development of relevant production skills. It can operate and develop successfully at all levels of the curriculum. Video education is based upon recognition of the crucial role which video imagery (both with and without sound) plays in constructing and mediating knowledge and understanding in the contemporary world.
Within the project WissensWerte, the german nonprofit organisation /e-politik.de/ e.V. publishes and distributes a series of innovative animated video clips for political education. Technically state of the art and didactically elaborated, the clips offer an exciting way to learn about politics.
OVO è un'enciclopedia video, una library che si compone di migliaia di documentari della durata di circa 3 minuti ciascuno. I video di OVO offrono un'esperienza di grande impatto visivo. I testi dei video sono basati sui lemmi presenti nell'Enciclopedia Treccani e approvati dall'Istituto stesso. La library, disponibile su www.ovo.com, è in continua espansione e in costante aggiornamento. Presto arriverà a coprire tutto ciò che di rilevante bisogna conoscere per poter leggere il mondo, la sua storia e la sua attualità
The winners of the first “My School and Sustainable Energy” European Video Competition, which falls under the activities of the Yourvid Save Energy (YSE) project, were recently announced.
The Yourvid Save Energy project is all about finding innovative teaching and learning methods on the topic of "saving energy and raising understanding of the need for sustainable energy in schools and society” through a new didactical approach based on Web 2.0 (social networks).
Take a look to the winers at: http://www.yesenergy.eu/