Media and Learning 2014

The conference agenda will include discussions, demonstrations, debates and information sharing sessions related to the following topics:

  • Setting up and supporting effective media coaching schemes in education
  • Re-inventing school television – exploring opportunities for collaboration between educational broadcasters and educational providers
  • Boosting employability through training services that provide people with the media competences and skills they need for today’s workplace
  • The impact and value of media-enhanced learning opportunities in Special Needs Education
  • Designing creative classrooms of the future and re-purposing of legacy spaces that cater for changing student profiles and demands
  • The latest developments and best practice in lecture capture as well as use and reuse of video based resources in higher education
  • Media literacy policies and schemes from around the world and tracking the cross-over between media literacy and wisdom and media education
  • Defining the impact of games and media-rich simulations on learning
  • Empowering students in a social media culture to be creative, responsible and engaged in their own lifelong learning pathways
  • Science education from primary through to higher education and the impact of scientific filming and 3D imagery
  • The role and impact of media supported learning in virtual schooling
  • Media and intergenerational learning
  • Exploiting the opportunities provided by Open Educational Media Resources
  • Methods and approaches to the assessment of media skills

Finalists in the annual MEDEA Awards will take part in the conference and presentations and input by them and winners from the awards in previous years will ensure there are plenty of examples of excellent usage of media in an educational setting.


20 - 21 November 2014 Flemish Ministry of Education Headquarters, Brussels #mlconf14
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