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Basics of Filmmaking: The Shot - Kaltura Blog. A few years ago, Kaltura employee David Kronmiller put together some very entertaining videos on the basics of filmmaking and working with a camera.

Basics of Filmmaking: The Shot - Kaltura Blog

And you know what? They’re still relevant! We’re running a series of these fun videos to show you some of the ways you can spice up your videos. When we launched I Went To Film School So you Don’t Have To! Our intent was to show that it didn’t matter the camera or equipment you had, just the story you were trying to tell. We produced the series using consumer level equipment from our cameras to our sound and lights. Cory Doctorow: Information Doesn’t Want To Be Free. Editor’s note: Cory Doctorow is a science-fiction author, activist, journalist and blogger, as well as the co-editor of Boing Boing.

Cory Doctorow: Information Doesn’t Want To Be Free

The former European director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and co-founder of the U.K. Open Rights Group lives in London. This is an excerpt from the chapter “Worse Than Nothing” from his latest book “Information Doesn’t Want to Be Free” published this month by McSweeney’s. The technical implausibility and unintended consequences of digital locks are big problems for digital-lock makers. Video and Professional Development: The Power of Observation. TedEd. Créer des leçons en vidéo. TedEd est un outil en ligne qui permet de créer des leçons vidéo interactives et de les proposer à vos étudiants. Très facile à utiliser, cette plateforme est liée à la fondation internationale qui propose les conférences TED (Technology, Entertainment and Design). Cette fondation a été créée pour diffuser des « idées qui valent la peine d’être diffusées » (en anglais : « ideas worth spreading »). L’éditeur de vidéos TedEd est gratuit et permet de partager n’importe quelle vidéo présente sur YouTube en la complétant avec des enrichissements interactifs.

Après une rapide inscription sur le site, vous allez pouvoir créer votre première leçon en vidéo. Il suffit d’indiquer l’URL YouTube de la vidéo que vous souhaitez utiliser. Sous le lecteur de la vidéo, vous avez accès à quatre menus : Watch , Think, Dig Deeper, Discuss, …and finally C’est dans ces menus que vous allez pouvoir apporter des compléments et solliciter la réflexion et le travail de vos étudiants.

5 Interactive Tools to Embed in ThingLink Video. In the final week of the ThingLink Teacher Challenge we asked participants to create a lesson to Engage Students with ThingLink for Video.

5 Interactive Tools to Embed in ThingLink Video

Participants learned to Embed a Google Form in a ThingLink Video to minimize distractions and provide students with direct access to an interactive form without leaving the video. The ability to embed interactive content right inside of a video is very powerful. Let's take a closer look at 5 interactive tools to embed in ThingLink Video. Kick it Up a Notch You can copy the embed code from any 3rd party tool with an embed code into ThingLink Video and it will appear live. Explore an Example. Video and Online Learning: Critical Reflections and Findings From the Field. Could Video Feedback Replace the Red Pen? Stills from a video critique by Monash U.’s Michael Henderson.

Could Video Feedback Replace the Red Pen?

Writing useful comments on students’ work can be a fine art. And for instructors who put a lot of effort into crafting a critique, there’s always a substantial risk students will skip the written feedback and go right to the grade. When Michael Henderson is grading his students’ final assignments, he likes to skip the written comments for them. Instead of a red pen, Mr. Henderson, a senior lecturer in education at Monash University, in Australia, takes out a video camera. Mr. REC:all - Recording and Augmenting Lectures for Learning. Using Vine/Instagram In The Classroom. I do a lot of videotaping in my classes, primarily in IB Theory of Knowledge and in my ELL ones, and have been thinking about experimenting with Vine or Instragram’s stop motion clips.

Using Vine/Instagram In The Classroom

Though I posted The Best Resources For Learning To Use The Video App “Vine,” I haven’t used it much other than to try it out with videos of my pets A new post by Amy Erin Borovoy over at Edutopia, however, has finally pushed me to give it a try in the classroom. Her post, Five-Minute Film Festival: Vine and Instagram Video in the Classroom, shares some great examples that are perfect models for students. I’m planning on having students in my IB Theory of Knowledge class use Vine or Instagram (at least in our high school, Instagram seems to be the app that many of the kids use) to illustrate the different Ways Of Knowing. How and why to use television to learn Chinese. This is the first guest article by Luke Howard, whom I met on one of the Hacking Chinese meet-ups here in Taipei.

How and why to use television to learn Chinese

He speaks Chinese well and when he told me that he relies heavily on watching TV to learn the language, I naturally became interested and wanted to know more. I don’t watch much TV myself, so instead of writing about this myself, I asked Luke to write about it. Enjoy! Television is a valuable asset in the modern language learners toolkit. Best Practice Hints and Tips: Video in learning and teaching. Theodora's blog. Basic Guide to Shooting Video. 9 Video Tips for a Better Flipped Classroom. Flipped Classroom | November 2013 Digital Edition 9 Video Tips for a Better Flipped Classroom Early adopters share how schools can find success with teachers and students alike--even when the technology seems as topsy-turvy as the lessons.

9 Video Tips for a Better Flipped Classroom

In 2007, when Colorado high school teachers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams began experimenting with recording their lectures in order to spend class time on deeper face-to-face learning with students, they probably didn't foresee the major movement that would grow up around what came to be called the flipped classroom. But six years later, the growth in interest remains exponential, suggesting this is far more than a fad.

Just since January 2012, the number of active members on the Flipped Learning Network's Ning site has grown from 2,500 to more than 15,000. Today, it seems, there is no one correct way to flip the classroom, and approaches vary both by subject and educational philosophy. Flick-It-On! Collaborative Movie Making Challenge. A new Flick-It-On!

Flick-It-On! Collaborative Movie Making Challenge

Project is starting on the 14th October 2013! We are aiming for the project to go INTERNATIONAL this time round. We have just finished the last project. Vertical Video Syndrome - A PSA. One Hundred and One Things About Video In Education. The 20th annual conference of the Association for Learning Technology (altc2013) 10–12 September 2013, Nottingham, UK altc2013 Building new cultures of learning Everybody learns, but the ways in which we learn are changing rapidly.

One Hundred and One Things About Video In Education

The 20th annual conference of the Association for Learning Technology (ALT) sets out to explore and contribute to building new cultures of learning. From learning tailored to the requirements of one individual to courses educating tens of thousands, the conference will examine evolving learning cultures. 101 Things about Video is a short presentation – 413 at altc2013, Thursday 12th September 2013.

Authors: Sandra Partington, Luis Balseca, Mike Hughes, Steven McCombe, Sophie Paluch, Morris Pamplin, Natasa Perovic, Connie Tse Abstract: This presentation outlines the results of a review of the use of digital video and associated technologies for educational purposes at the City University London. Five-Minute Film Festival: Copyright and Fair Use for Educators.

I absolutely love it when teachers and students create, remix, and mash up media; it's a fantastic way to encourage deeper learning and media literacy.

Five-Minute Film Festival: Copyright and Fair Use for Educators

But one issue that complicates digital freedom of expression is copyright law. Can you learn a language from watching foreign films? Blackboard blogs.