media literacy

Educational Materials - Centre for Literacy of the University of Malta

The production of these media-based materials, for use in both school and adult education formal and non-formal settings, was spearheaded by the Centre for Literacy (http://www.um.edu.mt/literacy) based at the University of Malta (http://www.um.edu.mt), a research and development centre that focuses on the area of literacy and other basic skills.
One of the priorities of the Centre is to work towards improving and developing the methods of media enhanced learning in and out of schools, with specific reference to literacy, language and other basic skills.

The centre has been involved also in a number of EU-funded projects aimed at improving the teaching and learning of literacy and languages through emerging pedagogies and innovative media. Projects have included:
- Lingu@net, a virtual language learning resource library: http://www.linguanet-worldwide.org
- TOOL, Tools for online and offline language learning): http://www.toolproject.eu
- Europodians, Language learning via the ipod: http://www.europodians.com

Divis Project

The Divis project (Digital video streaming and multilingualism) is a European funded Project that run from October 2008 to September 2010. It aims to encourage, motivate and equip both teacher trainers and practising language teachers to include video production in their teaching.
The official report of the project is available here:
http://divisproject.eu/attachments/019_com_mp_141759_divis.pdf

Initial research was undertaken to establish how teachers feel about the use of video production and what skills and experience they had in this area. From the results of the research, the project team developed a online guide to address the teachers' needs, introducing creative and non-conventional teaching methods and samples to support implementation of video work in the classroom as well as providing technical support. The manual is available in many languages on the following webpage:
http://divisproject.eu/categoryblog/143-mini-guide-download-page

On the Divis project website, you can also find very good examples of usage of videos, photo stories, dramas, and television news in education. There is also a useful technical support section:
http://divisproject.eu/technical-support

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Photo story, Video words, school presentations, drama, television news, technical support, Video gallery, download guide

A Manifesto for Media Education

The project 'A Manifesto for Media Education' aims to develop a shared understanding and some shared reasons for media education. They hope that by the end of the project (which will start life as a website and then result in a book) they will have a better, more sustaining understanding of media education. To kick-start the manifesto they asked a few media educators to provide them with their view on the purpose of media education (media studies/practice/production and media literacy). On the website you will find contributions from leading researchers in this field including Professor Henry Jenkins, Professor Natalie Fenton and Professor David Gauntlett.

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Pete Fraser and Jon Wardle, The Centre for Excellence in Media Practice (CEMP)

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CANON Cultuurcel

CANON is a cultural cel of the Flemish ministery of education.

CANON wants to connect culture with education. That is why CANON invests in research, discussion en seminars. CANON wants to show a wide public the way to cultural education. Therefore, CANON stimulates the creative practice of school. With stories from schools en with money for concrete projects. And with an own, well-chosen offer of publications and methods.

Agency for communication of Education
CANON is an entity of the Agency for communication of Education, that is responsible for the external communication of the Education and Training field. The agency informs the diverse target groups about education policy, with the purpose of more engagement and participation.

CANON is de cultuurcel van het Vlaamse onderwijsministerie
CANON wil bruggen slaan tussen cultuur en onderwijs. Daarom investeert CANON in onderzoek, overleg en studiedagen. CANON wil een breed publiek wegwijs maken in cultuureducatie. Daarom stimuleert CANON de creatieve schoolpraktijk. Met verhalen uit scholen en met geld voor concrete projecten. En met een eigen, welgekozen aanbod van publicaties en methoden.

Agentschap voor Onderwijscommunicatie.
CANON is een entiteit van het Agentschap voor Onderwijscommunicatie, dat instaat voor de externe communicatie van het domein Onderwijs en Vorming. Met het oog op een grotere betrokkenheid en participatie, informeert het agentschap uiteenlopende doelgroepen over het onderwijsbeleid.
www.ond.vlaanderen.be/wegwijs/com

ActiveWatch - Media Monitoring Agency

ActiveWatch - Media Monitoring Agency (MMA) is a human rights organization that advocates for free communication in the public interest.
MMA objectives are:
to consolidate access to information, freedom of the press and freedom of expression;
to advocate for the improvement of public policies regarding human rights, mass media and good governance;
to fight social inequity, rasism, discrimination and intolerance;
to develop media consumers’ critical sense towards media messages;
to develop programs to improve social dialogue;
to fundament MMA’s actions through social research programs.

MMA promotes the following strategic directions of social intervention: freedom of expression, media monitoring and analysis, media education, anti-corruption, anti-discrimination, E.U. integration.
MMA constituency includes: the community of journalists and media editors, students in high schools and universities (especially communication and journalism students), professors and teachers, researchers, lawyers and judges, minorities, the government, the general public.
MMA is engaged in a large array of activities, with an emphasis on human rights monitoring, advocacy, direct intervention, education and media research and permanently collaborates with local and international NGOs. International partnerships: MMA is part of the Reporters without Borders Network and represents this organization in Romania. Another important partnership has been developed recently with Article 19 and Internews Europe. MMA is also part of SEEMO – South East European Media Organization.

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Videos about education

On the website vodpod.com users can collect, share and discuss their favorite online videos (linked from other sites such as YouTube) and you can find all resources tagges with "Education" by clicking on the resource link.

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related tags:
# explore the possibilities
# future
# know 2.0
# machine
# plain english
# second life
# teaching
# technology
# web 2.0
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Show us a story

Describing ways to use video in class - putting a focus on the respective product of the bfi.

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Tasks of media pedagogy (media education)
The British Film Institute and moving image media education
Media pedagogy in the English curriculum
Media pedagogy in English schools
Moving image media education in primary schools
Moving image media education as perception training
Show us a story
Moving images in the classroom
Teaching with short movies
Story shorts and literacy
Starting Stories
Screening Shorts
Short movies in class

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Media Literacy for Prevention, Critical Thinking, Self-Esteem

Dr. Peter DeBenedittis is dedicated to creating a cultural revolution around media.This website contains research, information and educational materials about how media literacy is used for science-based prevention and internet safety.

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• Special reports
• Alcohol Toys
• PeterD’s Papers
• Links & Resources

Client Services
• Book a Speaker
• Meeting Planners’ Page
• Presentation samples
• Speaker’s Calendar
• PeterD
• Rate Sheet
• Client List
• Request Demo Tape

Venues & Topics
• Conferences & Keynotes
• Workshops & Training
• College LEctures
• Middle & High Schools
• Internet Safety & Cyberbullying
• Tobacco Prevention
• Underage & Binge Drinking
• Body Image & Eating Disorders
• Parenting
• Violence Prevention
• Nutrition & Obesity Prevention
• Self Esteem & Sexuality
• Social Norms

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Jalons pour l'histoire du temps présent

Né d’un partenariat entre l’Institut National de l'Audiovisuel et le ministère de l'Éducation nationale, le site Jalons pour l’Histoire du Temps présent a été conçu pour l’enseignement de l’histoire du XXe siècle. La richesse du fonds permet aussi un usage en éducation civique, en géographie et dans les démarches interdisciplinaires.

More than 1500 audiovisual media and their support materials are offered for free viewing (paid access or schools to additional materials, download option etc).
All media are well supported with lesson plans, teaching and learning support materials.

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Mediatheque
Pedagogie
Fresque chronologique
A la une
Mes classeurs
Acces cartographique
Mediatheque
- Culture
- Economie et societe
- Premiere Guerre mondiale
- Relations internationales
- Sciences et techniques
- Seconde Guerre mondiale
- Vie politique francaise
Selections par programmes scolaires
Decouvrez les autres fresques interactives
Abonner un etablissement
Historique des sources
Informations juridiques
Partenaires
Credits
Contact

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INA, en partenariat entre l’Institut National de l'Audiovisuel et le ministère de l'Éducation nationale en France

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BBC Video Nation Network

"Your views and experiences on camera and online"

Video Nation is based on the social research organisation Mass Observation, set up in 1937. Their aim was to create an "anthropology of ourselves" by studying the everyday lives of ordinary people in Britain. They did this by recruiting a team of observers and a panel of volunteer writers. The Mass Observation archive is currently kept at the University of Sussex, and you can find out more at their Mass Observation website.

Video Nation enable everybody to produce a short video for the web. Video Nation edits the content but hands over control and the final publishing decision to the creator. Video Nation has local production teams who provide all the training and advice contributors need to film successfully. The site also looks for particular subjects or aspects of life and invites contribution from its users.

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Video Nation enable everybody to produce a short video for the web. Video Nation edits the content but hands over control and the final publishing decision to the creator. Video Nation has local production teams who provide all the training and advice contributors need to film successfully. The site also looks for particular subjects or aspects of life and invites contribution from its users.

You can search the site by subject, features, locality, contributors' surnames, region and the title of the video. Each video lists Title, Contributor, Length, Date, Source, Country, Categories
An example of a feature is REMEMBRANCE 1918 - 2008: "There are very few people left who can remember the end of World War One first hand. But ninety years on many peoples' lives are still affected by the war which was meant to 'end all wars'. This series of Video Nation films take a personal look at some of the ways people have been touched by the Great War."

Video Nation also lists several guidelines to improve your filming skills: (http://www.bbc.co.uk/videonation/filmingskills/)
- RECORDING SOUND
- FILMING YOUR SURROUNDINGS
- THE "HOLLYWOOD SHOT"
- LIGHTING THE SUBJECT
- FILMING CONVERSATIONS
- FILMING ACTION
- FILMING A "PIECE TO CAMERA"
- LIGHTING YOURSELF
- DEALING WITH INTERRUPTIONS

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