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MEDEAnet webinar: A step before editing: how to help a student group work collectively

Finishing shooting and entering the post-production phase is crucial in all video making and especially in collective works like student productions. In this webinar we will present techniques of organising rushes, checking our initial intentions in relation to our shootings and spending time for preparation and planning before going into the editing room. We will also give advice on choosing and making the most of our editing software as well as some tips on editing.

This webinar was held on Wednesday 26 February 2014 and attended by 51 participants.

To see the discussion linked to this webinar go to http://www.media-and-learning.eu/greek-webinar-2014

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MEDEAnet webinar: Media Resources in the Classroom. Historiana and Europeana

On the internet teachers and trainers can find excellent media resources on platforms like Historiana and Europeana. These online platforms allow access to millions of media resources resp. historical sources that can be used in the classroom. In this MEDEAnet webinar you will learn more about how to enrich teaching and learning with such media resources. The speakers in this webinar are Ad Pollé from the Europeana Foundation, Netherlands and Steven Stegers from EUROCLIO - European Association of History Educators, Netherlands.

The webinar was held on Thursday 20 February 2014, 4 pm CET and attended by 36 participants from 13 countries.

To see the discussion linked to this webinar go to http://www.media-and-learning.eu/content/media-resources-in-the-classroo...

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MEDEAnet webinar: MEDEA Awards 2013; Storytelling and Music

MEDEAnet organised a webinar with winners and finalists of the MEDEA Awards 2013 to celebrate the MEDEA Awards 2013 and share good practices on producing and using educational media with people interested in finding out more about innovative practices in media-enhanced education. In this webinar winners and finalists presented their submissions which focus on storytelling and music for learning and teaching.
This webinar was held on Thursday 23 January, 4 pm CET and attended by 24 particpants from 9 countries.

To see the discussion linked to this webinar go to http://www.media-and-learning.eu/content/medea-awards-2013-storytelling-...

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MEDEAnet webinar “Conversation with Prof Renee Hobbs”

Prof Renee Hobbs is an internationally recognized authority on digital and media literacy education and Founding Director of the Harrington School of Communication and Media at the University of Rhode Island, USA. During this webinar, Prof Hobbs will introduce some of her work and research in the area of media literacy.

This webinar was held on Thursday 5 December, 4pm CET and attended by 26 particpants from 9 countries.

To see the discussion linked to this webinar go to http://www.media-and-learning.eu/content/conversation-with-prof-renee-ho...

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MEDEAnet webinar “Researching Media Literacy in Europe”

Several large scale studies have been carried out in recent years into the topic of media and film literacy in Europe. This webinar highlights a number pointing to their main findings, conclusions and recommendations. Studies discussed include the one carried out by the EMEDUS (European Media Literacy Education Study) project team, which will be presented by project manager José Manuel Pérez Tornero and Laura Cervi, from the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona in Spain. Further on MEDEAnet partners Nicoleta Fotiade (ActiveWatch, Romania) and Sofia Papadimitriou (Educational RadioTelevision of Ministry of Education, Greece) highlight the main findings in the report: "Charting Media and Learning in Europe" produced by the MEDEAnet team, which will report specifically in its second year on the extent to which media literacy is incorporated into curriculum design for compulsory level education and to charting organisations actively engaged in this process and examples of good practice.

This webinar was held on 28 November, 4-5 pm CET and attended by 27 participants from 11 countries.

To see the discussion linked to this webinar go to http://www.media-and-learning.eu/content/researching-media-literacy-in-e...

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MEDEAnet, José Manuel Pérez Tornero, Laura Cervi, Nicoleta Fotiade, Sofia Papadimitriou

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MEDEAnet webinar “Mobile Learning”

Mobile devices like smartphones and tablets have changed the way we communicate and become an integral part of our daily life. Using mobile devices in a learning context - mobile learning or m-learning - carries great potential for enriching education. But what has to be considered if you want to use smartphones and tablets in education and what are the concrete benefits and advantages of m-learning? During this one hour webinar you will have the chance to get introduced to this interesting topic. This session will help you to understand the possibilities mobile learning is offering and how it can be used in a fruitful and educationally valuable way. This webinar is aimed at educators, teachers, trainers and media producers interested in mobile learning.

The speakers in this session were Prof. Tania Jadin from University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria and Serge de Beer, Technology coach, LearningTour, The Netherlands.
This webinar was held on 14 November 2013, 4pm CET and attended by 29 particpants from 14 countries.

To see the discussion linked to this webinar go to http://www.media-and-learning.eu/content/mobile-learning-medeanet-webina...

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Medeanet, Prof. Tania Jadin, Serge de Beer

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MEDEAnet webinar “Multimedia eBook Creation in Schools”

Thanks to the multiple functionalities mobile devices like tablets and smart phones are offering it's becoming more easy to let students develop their own multimedia eBook in class and to let them become their own publisher.
During this one-hour webinar the speakers described what possibilities exist for teachers to let their students easily develop their own learning resources and what you should respect in terms of didactics and techniques when you start to implement eBook creation in your own class.

Andreas Sexauer from the Distance Learning Centre at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany) demonstrated the technical possibilities apps like the creative book builder are offering and how easy new learning material can be developed.
Our second speaker, Maurice Florêncio Bonnet from the Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Education addressed the question on how teachers can integrate this new media tool in their class from a more didactical perspective compared to “traditional” learning material. This webinar was held in German.

This webinar is aimed at teachers, educators and trainers interested in introducing eBook production in their class.
It was held on 11 October at 4 pm and attended by 25 participants from 4 countries (Germany, Austria, Greece & USA)

To see the discussion linked to this webinar go to http://www.media-and-learning.eu/content/medeanet-webinar-%E2%80%9Ee-boo...

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Medeanet, Andreas Sexauer, Maurice Florêncio Bonnet

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MEDEAnet webinar “Media-supported language learning”

Language teachers at every level have been quick to spot the potential of media as a learning tool both on and offline. In this webinar two language teachers share their experience with media-supported language learning. You have the chance to get to know how media can be used to enhance language teaching and what you have to consider if you want to integrate media in your courses. The speakers in this webinar were Ina Gray, a lecturer at the Language Centre of the University of Wismar, Germany and Kieran Donaghy, Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, Spain.

This webinar was held on 10 October at 16:00 CET and was attended by 25 particpants from 12 different countries.

To see the discussion linked to this webinar go to http://www.media-and-learning.eu/content/media-supported-language-learni...

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MEDEAnet webinar “Introduction to Big Data and Learning Analytics”

Nowadays more and more people are talking about ‘Big Data’ and ‘Learning Analytics’ and it is clear that digital learning environments do offer terrific opportunities for anyone who wants to measure and analyse how learners behave using objective measures and criteria. But how can you get started and is this the type of work that calls for specialist skills and resources? In this first webinar in the MEDEAnet Autumn – Winter webinar series, Erik Woning from Kennisnet (the Netherlands) gave an introduction to this fascinating and powerful topic. This session lets you understand how observing trends and patterns in learners’ online activities can help you to create more personalised learning environments. It also introduces you to how organisations like Kennisnet in the Netherlands are using ‘Big Data’ and ‘Learning Analytics’ to better support teachers in a practical way.

This webinar was held on 5 September 2013 at 16:00 CET and was attended by 38 particpants from 14 countries.

To see the discussion linked to this webinar go to http://www.media-and-learning.eu/content/introduction-to-big-data-and-le...

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MEDEAnet webinar “Creative Commons – what you have to respect when you produce your own media”

More and more content and media are available on the internet under the Creative Commons (CC) licences which can be freely used once the terms of CC licensing is properly respected. CC offers teachers and trainers a lot of opportunities when developing their own teaching materials and media. On the sixth MEDEAnet webinar, that took place on 6 June 2013 (4-5pm CET), Billy Meinke (Creative Commons, USA) introduced 35 participants from 16 different countries to the different CC licences and what it means for a user if he/she wants to use such a licence on either his or her own materials or in using materials with this type of licence. This webinar was aimed at educational media producers as well as teachers, educators and trainers interested in developing their own teaching material and media.

To see the discussion linked to this webinar go to http://www.media-and-learning.eu/content/creative-commons-what-you-have-...

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