eStream study guides, tutorials and research material
eStream (Increasing the use of Streaming technology in school education in Europe 2003 - 2006) gathered a collection of useful resources such as study guides, tutorials and research material about streaming technology in school education.
eStream was a transnational project which aimed at promoting the use of Streaming technology in school education. This included technical and organisational aspects as well as the usability and the didactical impact. The eStream partnership, composed by institutions from 6 European countries, targeted at all staff involved into school education, teachers, decision makers, experts and educational multimedia publishers.
ccMixter is a community music site featuring remixes licensed under Creative Commons where you can listen to, sample, mash-up, or interact with music in whatever way you want. Music on this site is licensed under a Creative Commons license. You are free to download and sample from music on this site and share the results with anyone, anywhere, anytime. Some songs might have certain restrictions, depending on their specific licenses. Each submission is marked clearly with the license that applies to it.
Related: “Is it legal?”, http://ccmixter.org/isitlegal
Research projects about ICT in education
An overview of researches relevant to ICT in education, in Netherlands and outside.
Een overzicht van de onderzoeken in verband met ICT in educatie, in Nederland en daarbuiten.
Virtual Seminars - Creating new opportunities for universities. Experience and Best Practice from the VENUS Seminars and Summer School
VENUS aims to internationalise prestigious courses, with international scope and importance, in each member university through virtual mobility, open to both students and citizens.
# The VENUS Handbook entitled 'Creating New Opportunities for Universities' has just been published. This handbook is based on the experience of the partners in the VENUS project who organised Virtual Seminars on a broad range of European subjects and a Summer School on the Use of Social Software in Business and Higher Education. http://www.venus-project.net/images/Venus_gids_v05.pdf
# The VENUS Platform, an online Platform which was created to support the main outcomes of the Venus project.http://www.venus-seminars.net
Streaming Media in the Classroom
This is a review written by the eStream partnership, published on the 14th June 2004.
This handbook provides teachers (and pupils), decision makers, educational support staff in schools as well as content developers and distributors with information about state of the art streaming media technologies in education. It highlights the opportunities for their practical use in education, and offers practical, hands-on information for everyone interested in planning a streaming activity. The publication includes a selection of educational projects applying streaming media, as well as relevant tools from all over Europe and beyond.
It gathers best-practises and endeavours both technological and pedagogical issues around the educational use of streaming media.
Also available in Greek and German.