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The OneMinutesJr project

The OneMinutesJr project gives young people between 12 and 20 years of age from many corners of the globe the
opportunity to express themselves, speak out and learn audiovisual skills to communicate across borders, languages
and distances through 60 second videos.

The OneMinutesJr project now contains more than 2000 video clips and provides a fascinating insight into youth culture and interests around the globe. Supported by the European Cultural Foundation, the One Minutes Jr. Foundation and UNICEF amongst others, the one minute videos on the project web site vary a great deal, some have been sent in by individuals, others are results from workshops where young people are taught video production, editing and publishing skills.

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UNICEF, the One Minutes Jr. foundation

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Cable in the classroom

Cable in the Classroom is the U.S. cable industry’s education foundation. Its mission is to foster the use of cable content and technology to expand and enhance learning for children and youth nationwide.Cable in the Classroom advocates for the visionary, sensible and effective use of media in homes, schools, and communities.

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Teachers
• A Teacher’s Story
• How to get cable in your school
• Cable’s Educational TV programming and web resources
• Recording highlights monthly calendar
• Online Video
• eLECTIONS (interactive broadband game about running a political campaign)
• Windward (Interactive learning game about bearing the weather)
• Shakespeare (multimedia exploration of S.’s language and how his words have changed over the ages)
• Cable in the Classroom Magazine
• Threshold Magazine
• Media Smart
• Cable’s Leaders in Learning Awards
• Newsletters
• CIC Podcasts
• News
• Events
• FAQs

Parents
• Cable Resources for Learning
• Monthly Calendar of programming
• eLECTIONS
• Windward
• Shakespeare
• Media Smart
• Cable’s Leaders in Learning Award
• Newsletters
• Cable in the Classroom Magazine
• CIC Podcasts
• News
• Events
• FAQs

Cable Resources for Learning
• On Cable TV & Web
• Recording Highlights
• Online Video
• Search TV Listings
• Learning with Cable
• Copyright & Recording
• Get Classroom Cable
• Newsletters
• Parent Tips
• Cable Company Locator
• Broadband Games
• DTV Transition

Publications

Media Smart
• Media Smart –Teachers
• Media Smart – Parents
• Digital Ethics
• Digital Safety
• Awards
• Media Smart Newsletter
• Learn More
• Point Smart. Click Safe.
• Polls & Surveys

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British Film Institute (BFI) - Teaching Film and Media Studies

BFI Education publishes a growing range of teaching packs, teaching guides (many of which are free)and resources to support the use of moving image media in schools. These resources also include full lesson plans and sheets.

Particularly aimed at teachers new to Media Studies post-16, the series provides a wealth of information and new ideas for all teachers involved with the teaching of AS and A level Media Studies, (OCR, AQA and WJEC), AS and A level Film Studies (WJEC), GNVQ/AVCE, Btech, Scottish Highers/Advanced Highers, and Lifelong Learning courses.

VIDEO, the educational challenge

VIDEO Y EDUCACIÓN

¿Por qué hay que integrar el vídeo en la escuela? ¿Cómo ha de ser esta integración? ¿Qué concepción del vídeo debe sustentarla? ¿Qué funciones didáctica puede cumplir el vídeo? ¿Puede pensarse en unas fórmulas diferenciadas de uso en el aula? Respondiendo a estas y otras cuestiones, el libro Vídeo y educación pretende contribuir a una reflexión teoricopráctica sobre la integración del vídeo en el proceso de enseñanza aprendizaje. En el libro se analizan los motivos que justifican en realidad habría que decir que exigen la integración del vídeo, se pone el acento en lo audiovisual como forma diferenciada de procesamiento de las informaciones, se proponen modalidades diferenciadas de uso y una taxonomía de las diversas funciones didácticas que puede cumplir, se hacen propuestas metodológicas para el aprovechamiento de los programas didácticos en el aula, se propone igualmente un método para la realización de videogramas y unas pautas para su evaluación, se hacen sugerencias para el uso de la cámara, etc. Este libro es una segunda edición, corregida y aumentada, del que publicó la editorial Laia en 1988.

White papers

Polycom creates and offers solutions to have audio and video conferences. This web page lists publications (white papers) of Polycom with a lot of useful documents under the Video section about videoconferencing.

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Sections:
- Video
- Voice
- Network
- Education
- Other Solutions / Collaborations

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Acrobat Reader

Lehrer Online

Lehrer-Online offers its users everything related to using digital media in education: teaching materials, media reviews, link collections, ...

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News/Education/Media Literacy/Dossier

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Acrobat Reader, Powerpoint, Real Player,…

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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Research
• 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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Help the cause

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Film & Sound Online

"Film & Sound Online is a JISC-funded set of collections of film, video and sound material. Several hundred hours of high-quality material are available for download, either in full or as segments, and can be used freely in learning, teaching and research." You can view a sample of some videoclips to preview the collection.

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subscription to UK higher education or OpenAthens

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British Universities Film & Video Council (BUFVC)

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video repository

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Broadband videoconferencing as a tool for learner-centred distance learning in higher education

This paper outlines the possibilities for using broadband videoconferencing within the larger context of changing the focus for teaching from the teacher to the learners. It also explores opportunities that might be created by this technology to facilitate learner-centred engagement in learning and to provide new opportunities for collaboration and support for students studying by the distance mode. As part of the wider discussion, it presents a decision-making framework for teachers to consider when integrating videoconferencing into their curriculum. The bandwidths possible from broadband Internet connection rather than the integrated services digital network transmission increase the richness of videoconferencing to a much closer approximation of natural communication, thus creating opportunities for more creative uses for the medium. The outcomes of trials undertaken at the University of New England during the last two years provide the basis for predicting the usefulness of the technology for learner-centered interactions when the majority of students are learning from locations quite remote from the main campus.

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Dr. Robyn Smyth, Teaching and Learning Centre, University of New England

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2005

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ISSN 0007-1013

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Pages 805 - 820

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