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Playful Learning

The web site Playful was created to share learning materials with families and teachers.

Edublog

Blog about all kinds of media use in education.

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• Audio (audio)
• Bildung (eduation)
• Didaktik (didactics)
• eLearning allgemein (e-learning in general)
• eLearning Volksschule (e-learning in primary school)
• Fotografie (photography)
• Games
• Hardware
• Internet in der Schule (Internet in schools)
• Kinder und Internet (children and Internet)
• Lego Mindstorms
• Metaversen (metaverses)
• Multimedia
• Neue Medien (new media)
• Podcasting
• Publizieren im Web (online publishing)
• Rechtliches (legal)
• SecondLife
• Software
• Spiele (Games)
• Technik (technology)
• Video im Unterricht (video in class)
• Web 2.0

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Comunicar

Comunicar is a scientific magazine which focuses on liniking education and communication.

Media Watch

Our goal is to challenge abusive stereotypes and other biased images commonly found in the media. Media Watch, which began in 1984, distributes educational videos, media literacy information and newsletters to help create more informed consumers of the mass media.

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Top News
About
Donate
Take Action
Gallery
Lectures
Links
Multimedia
Events
Archives

Mexican Student Builds Eco-Video Game

TreeHugger is the leading media outlet dedicated to driving sustainability mainstream. The article on this site mentions José Carlos Rivera, a student studying computer science at the Western Institute of Technology and Higher Education in the city of Guadalajara, who has designed a game entitled Ship Shop, offering players a kind of eco-justice perhaps unattainable in the real world, according to the Mexican daily Reforma.

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Eliza Barclay for treehugger.com, a Discovery company

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2008

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1 page

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Webcast Portal on Energy

This streaming portal collects videos and reports related to Energy and Transport, divided into thematic pages or subsites such as coal, oil, gas, electricity, energy efficiency, state aid, infringements, …

Media Awareness Network

Resources and support for everyone interested in media and information literacy for young people. To learn how to get the most out of the tools and resources on this site, visit the help section and the site map.

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Categories
* Blog & News
* Media Issues
* Research
* Educational Games
* Special Initiatives
* Resource Catalogue

imedias

The information center for digital media in school and education from a School of Education in Switzerland.

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Unterricht (Education)
• Aktuell (latest)
• Praxis (in practice)
• Bild, Ton, Text (images, sound, text)
• Links

Lernmedien (educational media)
• Aktuell (latest)
• Offline Lernen (learning offline)
• Online Lernen (learning online)

Beratung (Consulting)
• Konzeptberatung (concept discussion)
• ICT-Entwicklungskonzept Solothurn (ICT development concept Solothurn)
• Prävention (prevention)
• Schulen im Netz (schools on the Internet)
• Freie Software (free software)

Weiterbildung (further education)
• Kurse (courses)
• Schulinterne Weiterbildung (school related further education)
• Pädagogischer Support (pedagogical support)
• Media Experts
• Veranstaltungen Rückblick (events – review)

Service
• Basel-Karlsruhe-Forum
• Termine (dates)
• Education-News
• Ausleihe (lending)
• Wikimedias
• Links
• Über uns (about us)

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Acrobat Reader

The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Media Literacy Education

This document is a code of best practices that helps educators using media literacy concepts and techniques to interpret the copyright doctrine of fair use.

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What this is
What this isn’t
How this document was created
Media literacy education
Use of media in education vs. media literacy education
Copyright: a contentious climate
Fair use and education
Fair use
The tyranny of guidelines and experts
Code of best practices in fair use for media literacy education
• General points about principles
• Principles
Common myths about fair use

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Adobe Reader, Flash

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media literacy community, supported by experts at American University and Temple University

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2003

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20 pages

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Media Education

“Media Education: A Kit for Teachers, Students, Parents and Professionals” has been published in English and French by UNESCO. The kit is partly a product of the MENTOR project initiated by UNESCO and supported by the European Commission.

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Proposal for a Modular Curriculum
Handbook for Teachers
Handbook for Students
Handbook for Parents
Handbook for Ethical Relations with Professionals
Internet Literacy Handbook
FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions
Glossary of Selected Terms for Media Education
References, Resources and Good Practices
Contributors

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