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"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. Remixers can apply sampling, remixing and mash-ups, grab the sample packs and a cappellas for download and can upload their version back into ccMixter, for others to enjoy and re-sample."
"Looking for music for a video, school project, game you’re developing, podcast or just for listening in your cubicle or mobile music device? Find exactly the music you’re looking for - podsafe, liberally licensed - using dig.ccMixter Music Discovery tool. One out of six uploads to ccMixter are used in a YouTube(tm) video, flickr moving image, podcast, compilation album and thousands of other places all over the web."
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MoLeTV - Media on-demand

This media on-demand service is aimed primarily at staff and students in post-16 education colleges in England although it also welcomes all organisations involved in education including schools.
MoLeTV allows users to upload media in most of the common formats - AVI, MP4, MP3, Windows Media, Quicktime
and FLV and will convert to Adobe Flash Video for streaming, Windows Media, MP4 and 3GP.

MoLeTV is part of the Mobile Learning Network MoLeNET (http://www.molenet.org.uk), a unique collaborative approach to encouraging, supporting, expanding and promoting mobile learning. Collaboration at national level involves participating institutions and the Learning and Skills Council LSC (http://www.lsc.gov.uk/) sharing the cost of projects introducing or expanding mobile learning and the LSN (http://www.lsnlearning.org.uk/) providing a support and evaluation programme.

The Webstroom community

The Webstroom community supports Dutch universities in their use of video streaming and it recently launched a
new communications strategy for its members based on a greater use of LinkedIn. This community provides lots of interesting information about the use of media in higher education and is linked to the SURF MEDIA site, home to lots of video resources that support university level teaching in the Netherlands.

De Webstroom gemeenschap steunt Nederlandse universiteiten bij hun gebruik van video streaming en het lanceerde zopas een nieuwe communicatiestrategie voor de leden, gebaseerd op een ruimer gebruik van LinkedIn. Deze gemeenschap verschaft veel interessante informatie over het gebruik van media in het Hoger Onderwijs en is gelinkt aan de SURF MEDIA site, een plaatst waar veel videobronnen staan, die het lesgeven op universitair niveau in Nederland ondersteunen.

National Geography - Video

This is a collection of hundreds of free videos from National Geographic, featuring animal videos, news videos, weather videos, nature videos, kids videos, world music videos and other most popular video content including shark videos.

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Videos by Category:
- Animals
- Daily News
- Environment
- Kids
- Music
- Science & Space
- Specials
- Travel & Cultures

Center for Digital Storytelling - listen deeply, tell stories

"The Center for Digital Storytelling is a California-based non-profit 501(c)3 arts organization rooted in the art of personal storytelling. We assist people of all ages in using the tools of digital media to craft, record, share, and value the stories of individuals and communities, in ways that improve all our lives.

Many individuals and communities have used the term "digital storytelling" to describe a wide variety of new media production practices. What best describes our approach is its emphasis on personal voice and facilitative teaching methods. Many of the stories made in our workshops are directly connected to the images collected in life's journey. But our primary concern is encouraging thoughtful and emotionally direct writing."

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Watch Stories, view more information on workshops, programs and services or see the collection of links and resources at http://www.storycenter.org/resources.html

MICROTUBE

MICROTUBE is a website where students can submit short video clips that explain microeconomic concepts, effects, or theorems.

The basic idea underlying the MICROTUBE project is very simple: Students of economics produce video clips for students of economics. If these clips are worthwhile to watch, all the better. But how to implement such an idea? After some initial discussions with experts from the media services at the University of Zurich, it was agreed that it would be advisable to invest the available time in a small number of clips (rather than having too many). So a plan was made. A script was written, a casting organized, and locations were selected. Two camera teams worked in parallel over an extremely dense offsite weekend. And then, following weeks of cutting and fine-tuning, we ultimately arrived at the clips that are shown on this website. The MICROTUBE team hopes these clips will be (or have been) enjoyable for you!

Acknowledgement. This e-learning project was made possible by the generous support of the Initiate Interactive Learning (IIL) at the University of Zurich during the years 2007 and 2008. The website was designed and realized by Michael Hohl. The MICROTUBE project is an original idea of Christian Ewerhart.

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4 Things Good Teachers do to Get Students REALLY Involved in Projects

“Almost all of the students in classrooms K-12, and a large percentage of students in colleges are ‘digital natives,’ or students who grew up with ubiquitous access to digital media.”

Jeff VanDrimmelen uses his experience in the classroom to list 4 essentials to motivate and enthrall students. Furthermore, he showcases an example of a students’ project called MacBeth Wars, which was first discussed on Infinite Thinking Machine (http://www.infinitethinking.org/2007/04/itm-7-show-tell.html).

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4 Things to Get ‘Digital Native’ Students REALLY Involved
1. Make the Final Product SHAREABLE!
2. PROJECT’S, not Assignments!
3. Encourage students to use POPULAR TECHNOLOGIES they are familiar with!
4. Give the Student’s OPTIONS!

EduTube Educational Videos

With a slogan as "EduTube Educational Videos - find the best videos on the web in one place" EduTube focuses on educational videos, which are linked from other video repository sites such as YouTube, MetaCafe, … so this web site is actually a collection of linked and embedded educational videos. Uploading to this site isn't possible, which is a difference with sites such as YouTube.

Video Education Resources

To promote nanoscience education, the Center for Probing the Nanoscale offers free videos of many Center classes and programs. In addition, the CPN has partnered with Stanford’s Office of Accessible Education on the Proteus Project to make many course materials available in alternative formats including searchable captioned videos and transcripts of the lectures.

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NSF-Stanford-IBM NSEC, Center for Probing the Nanoscale (CPN)

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2007

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iMovie in Teacher Education

In preparing the next generation of teachers, we need to take seriously the responsibility of empowering teachers with tools to assist them in their continued professional growth and pursuit of teaching excellence. Preservice teachers should understand the impact digital video can have in placing children's voices in the forefront of educational decisions. Pre-service and practicing teachers alike can easily learn how to incorporate digital video into their classroom instruction through the use of tools like iMovie.  Below are four different applications of iMovie used in a single elementary science methods course to prepare future teachers of science.

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1) Introducing external artifacts, 2) Modeling of alternative teaching strategies, 3) Reviewing and reflecting upon shared events, and 4) Documenting learning or presentation of personal accomplishment

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