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MEDEAnet: Best practice in the use of media to support learning


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Sally Raynolds presented this presentation around MEDEAnet and the best practice in the use of media to support learning during the scientific meeting 'Using media to support learning from pre-school through to University' on 31 May 2013 in Greece.

The Media & Learning Association is a new European not-for-profit association aimed at bringing together all those interested in the value and impact media can have on the learning process. It will provide a formal network of those already involved in the different MEDEA and Media & Learning initiatives including the annual conference and awards, the newsletter and the social media networks, the resources database and the network of workshop and webinars being run. This presentation provides information about various activities of the MEDEA Network and outlines the opportunities that already exist for collaboration.

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MEDEAnet: Best practice in the use of media to support learning

  1. 1. Promoting media-based learning toorganisations and practitioners throughlocal training and networking events,online resources and knowledge sharingBest practice in the use ofmedia to support learningSally Reynolds19 June 2013 1
  2. 2. Talking about……• Video as a tool for teaching and learning• MEDEA Awards• Examples and extracts of video in use indifferent teaching and learning contexts19 June 2013 2
  3. 3. 19 June 2013 3Prof. GH Marinescu in Romania in 1898
  4. 4. Video as a game-changer?19 June 2013 4US Army Signal School Television -Ft. Monmouth, 1967 – courtesyRCA BROADCAST NEWSThe Whole Town’sTalking, 1951 - IowaState University LibraryI believe that the motion picture is destined torevolutionize our educational system and that in afew years it will supplant largely, if not entirely, theuse of textbooks.Thomas Edison (1922) quoted in Larry Cuban,Teachers and Machines: The Classroom Use ofTechnology Since 1920.
  5. 5. Open University UK19 June 2013 5First OU/BBC programme, Jan1971, image courtesy of TheOpen University Archive40 years later – in January 2011, over 7,000television and 4,000 radio programmes havebeen produced as part of The Open Universityand BBC partnership, with over 300 millionviewers tuning in to OU/BBC in 2009/2010alone.
  6. 6. School Television19 June 2013 6School Television in Ireland , 1966 courtesy for RTE archives
  7. 7. Language teaching19 June 2013 7Dedicated materials likesoap operasNiet vanzelfsprekendfrom CLT, Leuven44 free videos showing thesounds of English.Pronunciation Tips, BBC2008Video resources used tosupport language learningEC Audiovisual services
  8. 8. Video conferencing19 June 2013 81990 2013
  9. 9. Everywhere….19 June 2013 9VIDEO!!
  10. 10. Everywhere….19 June 2013 10VIDEO!!
  11. 11. and in education too..19 June 2013 11VIDEO!!
  12. 12. Media Education/Literacy19 June 2013 12MediaLiteracyDigitalLiteracy
  13. 13. Moving images inEDucation EuropeanAwards• Set up in 2007 – first full cycle 2008• Response to the degree of interest in media ineducation• Partners in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, France,Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Poland,Romania, Spain ...19 June 2013 13
  14. 14. 19 June 2013 14Why anawardsscheme?
  15. 15. 19 June 2013 15Why anawardsscheme?Awards attractattention –opportunity forcelebration!
  16. 16. 19 June 2013 16Why anawardsscheme?Awards attractattention –opportunity forcelebration!Annual lifeblood –constant flow of newideas
  17. 17. 19 June 2013 17Why anawardsscheme?Awards attractattention –opportunity forcelebration!Way to identifyexpertise and skillAnnual lifeblood –constant flow of newideas
  18. 18. 19 June 2013 18Why anawardsscheme?Awards attractattention –opportunity forcelebration!Way to identifyexpertise and skillHelp focus attention onthe idea of ‘excellence’Annual lifeblood –constant flow of newideas
  19. 19. Who can participate & How?• Students, teachers, audiovisualdepartments, schools, trainingcentres, professional producers,...from all educational levels• Animations, weblectures, documentaries, videoclips, games, ...• Free to enter• French, German, Polish, English, Italian or Spanish
  20. 20. Special PrizeSpecial PrizeSpecial PrizeMEDEA AwardMEDEA AwardFinalists• Finalists take part in Media & Learning Conferenceand awards ceremony in Brussels• Prizes include awards, software or hardware• Interviews and published extracts of finalists in theonline media galleryUser-GeneratedEducational MediaProfessionallyProducedEducationalMediaEuropeanCollaborationin the creation ofEducationalMediaEducational MediaEncouraging EUCitizenshipMEDEA JurySpecial Prize
  21. 21. Judging CriteriaPedagogicalqualityMedia use andintegrationAestheticqualityUsabilityTechnicalquality19 June 2013 21Doublepoints!!!
  22. 22. Process…….• October -December• Almost 100 Jurymembers• Online process• Showcase availablewith 56 cases so far19 June 2013 22
  23. 23. ….now established19 June 2013 230 50 100 150 200 250 30020082009201020112012MEDEA AWARDSCountriesEntries
  24. 24. Examples from MEDEAVideo as theend resultLearning bydoingBBC school report - Overall winner 2010Weapons of Mass Destruction – Finalist 201119 June 2013 24
  25. 25. Examples from MEDEAPart of amedialiteracycampaignIngebeeld Media Wisdom Platform – Finalist 2011And the Oscar goes to…. Overall Award for user-generated entries 201219 June 2013 25
  26. 26. Examples from MEDEAEngagingstudents at anemotional levelto deal withchallengingissuesEtsi c’etait toi – Prize winner 2010Anti-Anti – Prize winner 200819 June 2013 26
  27. 27. Examples from MEDEATeambuilding andboostingcollaborationEuropean Chain reaction – special award 2011Green schools War on Waste - HighlyCommended 201019 June 2013 27
  28. 28. Examples from MEDEAVideo as thelearningobjectSign Media – Finalist 2012Eyes in the skies – Prize winner 200919 June 2013 28
  29. 29. Examples from MEDEAAnimation tosupportdifferentlearningobjectivesEvolution of Life – European prize winner 20105 little Ducks – Highly Commended 200819 June 2013 29
  30. 30. Thank youVisit our websitehttp:www.medeanet.euFor further questionsinfo@medeanet.eu19 June 2013 30This project has been funded with support from the European Commission