Category Archives: Education

E-MEL: e-Media Education Lab

e-Media Education Lab is a European project co-funded by the European Union through the Erasmus+ Programme. It aims to support the development of media education in Europe by strengthening the skills of teaching professionals through their initial and vocational training. In addition, this project aims to develop and produce open educational resources that will enable teachers’ trainers to develop innovative

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Filmmaking out of the box? Making media with touchscreen devices

Young filmmaker and iPad

Two members of the DARE Collaborative, John Potter and Theo Bryer, were recently involved in researching an after-school filmmaking project with children in year 5 (aged about 10) and year 8 (aged about 13). They worked with filmmakers, Xube, in a school in East London in work funded by Into Film to explore the ways in which touchscreen devices might

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Playing Beowulf was a Digital Transformations project funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council in the UK. It developed a game-authoring tool based on the Anglo-Saxon epic poem Beowulf, for use by literature students in schools and universities, curators and library visitors. The games were shown at a final conference at the British Library on December 7, 2015, Ludic Literature: Literary

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2015 – Myra Barrs & Sarah Horrocks – Harold Rosen lecture

“All the Children Have a Voice”: Educational blogs and their effects on students’ writing. This talk, by Myra Barrs and Sarah Horrocks, was given on Friday 28th November 2014, 5-6.30 pm in the Drama Studio, Level 1, UCLInstitute of Education, Bedford Way. It was promoted jointly by DARE and LATE (London Association for the Teaching of English). Listen to the

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MULTIMODALITY AND THE MOVING IMAGE: THEORY, PRACTICE, AND EDUCATION June 10th, 2014, London Knowledge Lab.  Theo van Leeuwen on animation, Andrew Burn on machinima, John Potter and Mark Reid on young people’s film-making. This seminar, jointly presented by MODE and DARE,  was presented to students, educators, researchers and academics working with film, television and animation. FLIER MOVING IMAGE   Of all

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Artswork, Arts Practitioners, Teachers & Lumière Minutes

Originally posted on BFI / Cinémathèque blog:
The bridge organisation Artswork, representing the south east and based in Southampton, held a conference for educators at the BFI on Thursday 23 October 2014. The conference looked at ways of incorporating creative media production into Artsmark practices in schools. The presentation slides can be found here. One of the workshops encouraged…

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The Harold Rosen Lectures

Below you can find all the Harold Rosen lectures, by Michael Rosen, Shirley Brice Heath, Stanley Wells, Jonothan Neelands, Teresa Cremin, Myra Barrs and Sarah Horrocks, Simon Wrigley and Gabrielle Cliff Hodges. The Harold Rosen lectures are given in memory of the influential educator and teacher whose work on English teaching remains an important force in the shaping of theory

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