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LeMill

LeMill calls itself a web community for finding, authoring and sharing learning resources: LeMill is a web community of (in 2008) 3178 teachers and other learning content creators. At the moment LeMill has 1468 reusable learning content resources, 300 descriptions of teaching and learning methods, and 480 descriptions of teaching and learning tools.

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The site is divided in the categories Content, Methods, Tools, Community.

Food Force, the First Humanitarian Video Game

Food Force serves as a classroom tool for teaching about hunger. From the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP), the world’s largest humanitarian agency, Food Force is a free educational video game telling the story of a hunger crisis on the fictitious island of Sheylan.

Comprised of 6 mini-games or “missions”, the game takes young players from an initial crisis assessment through to delivery and distribution of food aid, with each sequential mission addressing a particular aspect of this challenging process.

This site also provides teachers with resources to make their lesson plans.

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United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

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2005

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Europeana

The Europeana online portal was launched by the President of the European Commission in November 2008 and currently provides access to over 19 million objects from European libraries, museums, archives, galleries, and audiovisual collections.

These objects include:
- Images - paintings, drawings, maps, photos and pictures of museum objects
- Texts - books, newspapers, letters, diaries and archival papers
- Sounds - music and spoken word from cylinders, tapes, discs and radio broadcasts
- Videos - films, newsreels and TV broadcasts

More than 1,500 heritage institutions contribute cultural content in Europeana. Their number and geographic coverage are steadily growing.
The objects relate to science, media and art. They are available in different formats (text, images, audio/video, etc.) and in every European language.

Digivideo.fi

Digivideo.fi is a Finnish video enthusiasts website where you can find the latest news, topical articles and a lively discussion forum. It links to a Digivideo wiki as well.

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Digital Video Association

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Sivustoa ylläpitää Digivideoyhdistys / Film and Video Association.

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A view about use of the digital video in learning

Opetustelevisio ei synnyttänyt oppimisen vallankumousta, eikä myöskään analogisten videoiden hyödyntäminen opetuksessa. Entä digitaalisten videoiden hyödyntäminen? Edelleenkään vallankumousta ei ole odotettavissa, mutta digivideoiden hyödyntäminen näyttää tukevan analogisia videoita joissakin suhteissa paremmin eräitä mielekkään opiskelun ja oppimisen ominaispiirteitä. Näihin pedagogisiin mahdollisuuksiin yliopistojen on perusteltua tarttua.

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Päivi Hakkarainen, University of Lapland, Finland

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2007

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Opettaja.tv

YLE is Finland's national public service broadcasting company and Opettaja.tv is its service for teachers both on TV and on-line. YLE Teema is broadcasting Opettaja.tv for a few hours on five days of the week, offering teaching material for class work as well as to serve teachers' further education and professional development. Most Opettaja.tv TV programmes are also available online.

The web site offers a great amount of audiovisual teaching material and tools for its use in class. The web site also serves as a discussion forum for teachers and as a platform for the exchange of teaching material.

Opettaja.tv is made in cooperation with headteachers and the Finnish National Board of Education.

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