Educational television at Media and Learning conf2010
EduTV.gr Digital Transition Dr.Betty TsakarestouDirector of Educational RadioTelevisionAssistant Professor, Panteion University
1977 - 2010• Television Productions: short educational movies relevant to class curricula• Dissemination: a. Public Broadcasting TV Network (low ratings) and b. DVDʼs on demand by school teachers• EduTV as a support tool. Teacher-oriented. Students as educational material “consumers” not prosumers (producers+consumers)• A secondary objective: To promote lifelong learning state policies. But, failure to reach wider publics• 2007 survey for EduTV: good reputation among the educational community but low penetration• 2009: New website and free to download digital archives
Digital School‐Launch in Sept.2010 Educational RadioTelevision a catalyst for change. Digital media literacy and engagement as priorities for a new learning eco system
“We, The Media ” Schools and Students are content creators. Millennials are rich digital media and social/ educational games prosumers. Students are digital media storytellers and digital content curators. They become active and responsible citizens in Democracy2.0
A new mission for EduTV: A Platform for Creativity and Collaboration• Experimentation+Co‐Lab• Celebrate failure as catalyst for New Ideas Production• Digital Curation • Aggregator and disseminator• Part of Social Media communities• Greek Ministry’s of Education vision for digital school +EduTV: To Empower Students as creators, researchers and global citizens.
Social Object: video “ People don’t just connect to each other. They ” connect through a shared object. Jyri Engestrom
Media and Social An open platform for Media Productions Educational UGC EduTV in Digital era Aggregator of Partner’s content
#1Internal Productions #2Youth Creations‐ Teacher/Students videos #3Strategic Partnerships and Co‐Labs #4Open Communication with Educational/Learning Communities‐ Open data
tions Thematic s for EduTV Produc inability• Environment‐ Susta e apps• D igital Literacy‐ Mobil rency• Privacy and Transpa• Food Issues hitecture • Design and Sustainable Arc s, Video Art • Μusic, Graf[iti, Comic • Communication of Science/Commun ication ing • Public understand • Health Issues • Youth Identities lusion, Racism • D iversity, Poverty, Exc • Global Citizenship sible Consumption n • Sustainable/Respo rytelling Sto • Creative writing &
Podcast Videoca st fo r b ol d sym ran a b as V a uT son Ed al per igitA d
Digital Content Dissemination ‐ Mobility as a Key Feature mobility
Youth Creations Youth achievements at 2. School and Social LIfe
What’s In It?User Generated International Video Contests 2011 initiated by EduTV and Partners :1. Graf[iti City Tales‐ Urban Communication through graf[iti art 2. Science Communication Video Contest3. Social Exclusion Video Contest Class videos produced for EduTubePlus during the pilot phaseStudents’ vidcasts and podcastsAn Interactive music educational game in collaboration with Athens Concert Hall
User Generated Content: Culture and Values❖ Students as co‐creators, teachers as facilitators❖ Experiential Learning‐ Critical Thinking❖ Collaborative Innovation❖ Free Culture: Remix‐ Re‐use‐ Fail Forward Fast!❖ Openness, Accountability, Responsibility ❖ Assertiveness ‐ Optimism‐ Trust‐Global Citizenship‐ Ecological thinking and design
i‐create: a platform for User Generated Video under construction✓ Students and School Communities take the responsibility for uploading their videos.✓ Debates, voting and social curation, buzz on videos. ✓ Linked to major Social Networks and platforms (facebook, twitter, linkedIn, iTunes, iTunesU, blogs, myspace, open wikis)✓ Interactive Games‐ Mobile Apps ✓ Sharing content with edutube plus.✓ URL: http://video.edutv.gr.
Building a networ k of conn ected te student achers a s nd Emphasis on open innovation and students’ achievements. Follower s needed!Community connection: [b, twitter, blogs, email‐lists, linkedIn..
We work hard to make EduTV a creative team , like a jazz orchestra where some rules and a lot of improvisation is taking place. We try to cultivate a collaboration culture, to embrace disruptive technologies that empower people and promote collective intelligence.