Tuesday, November 17, 2009

Moviemaker missing on Windows 7?

If you have changed to Windows 7 - you might have realised that Moviemaker is not part of the package anymore. There is an option to download a free "life" version. This is a new version with a different interface. At first sight it has similiarities with the newer iMovie versions from Apple. Experiences and feedback welcome!

Monday, November 16, 2009

Save the date - European Forum for Video Education 2010

The next viducate forum will take place on the 1st and 2nd October 2010 in central Berlin. Please save the date in your diaries.: www.viducate.net

Youtube in full HD and still blocked in Turkey?

Youtube will soon (apparently from yesterday) be offering full HD capability for their uploads. Already uploaded full HD material will gradually be converted to the higher resolution.

At the same time - youtube is still blocked in Turkey ..

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

New media education courses in 2010

There are two further European teacher training courses available for colleagues outside of Germany. The courses will again take place in Berlin. Go to the course page for more information.

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Using mobile phones for video education?

Watch the story from our "viducate" partners from Vilnius:

Media Literacy Award - Deadline 15th July

The deadline for the Media Literacy Award is the 15th July.
Go here for more details about the award.

Thursday, June 11, 2009

European Video Education Forum 2009

Please mark the dates of our European Video Education Forum 2009 in Vilnius: 18th and 19th September 2009.
You can find the first programme on the viducate.net web pages.

Friday, May 01, 2009

MEDEA Awards 2009






"The aim of the annual MEDEA Awards is to encourage innovation and good practice in the use of media in education. Their purpose is to recognise and promote excellence in the production and pedagogical design of media-rich learning resources at all levels of education, and to highlight good practice in the use of media and video in the classroom."

Deadline: 30th September 2009

More infos.

Creativity, pedagogy and production

Introducing viducate - a first statement from Bob Ferguson:

Wednesday, March 11, 2009

Refugee children photograph their own lives

"Do You See What I See?" - not a video project but I found this very interesting. Children from refugee camps taking pictures of their own life facilitated by Brendan Bannon.

The photo gallery is here.


Thursday, January 15, 2009

Editing software for MOD video files

Most video editing software struggles with the "MOD" files which are produced by a lot of standard quality video cameras at the moment. I just came across the AVS Video Editor which seems quite happy to import and edit those files. Check it out for yourselves here.

Wednesday, January 07, 2009

European congress of media literacy in Italy

The European exchange network for Media Literacy will organise a conference from the 21st to 24th October in Bellaria / Italy. Click here for more information.