Jing, Record and share videos on your computer, by TechSmith The always-ready program that allows you to instantly capture images and record video on your computer—then share them with anyone. Jing is a great tool for adding basic visual elements to all of your online conversations Jing for Screenshots Capture What You See The Jing sun sits nicely on your desktop, ready to capture your screen at a moment’s notice. Jing will capture a window, pane, or region with just one click. New media New media most commonly refers to content available on-demand through the Internet, accessible on any digital device, usually containing interactive user feedback and creative participation. Common examples of new media include websites such as online newspapers, blogs, or wikis, video games, and social media. A defining characteristic of new media is dialogue. New Media transmit content through connection and conversation. It enables people around the world to share, comment on, and discuss a wide variety of topics. Unlike any of past technologies, New Media is grounded on an interactive community.
The National Archives Catalog Search the online catalog and other National Archives resources at once for information about our records. We’re excited to announce that in the National Archives Catalog you can now: Enjoy the updated homepage featuring background images from Catalog records Add your comments on digitized records, descriptions, and authority records Find what you need with a more intuitive advanced search Efficiently browse search results with better “Next Page” link placement Track your citizen archivist contributions with updated user account pages Add data from scanned records to your developer toolbox with increased API functionality
Teenagers and UK culture Why bring UK culture to the teen classroom? We can introduce UK culture into the English classroom to help our students improve their English and at the same time learn about values and ways of doing things which may be different to theirs. Learning about life and culture in the UK can be very motivating as it brings the language alive for learners and creates a link between language and real life. See if you agree with these comments from teachers on teaching UK culture to their teenage learners: ‘We need to avoid reinforcing erroneous British stereotypes to our teenagers. Not everyone in the UK is very formal and drinks tea at five o’clock!’
10 ways to use screen capture technology In this blog post Russell Stannard looks at the uses of screen capture technology. Russell is the founder of www.teachertrainingvideos.com. He was awarded the British Council ELTons award for technology and the Times Higher Outstanding Initiative award. Key Activity 4: Dissemination and Exploitation of Results (KA 4) The Key Activity 4 'Dissemination and Exploitation of Results' aims at promoting the creation of a framework for the effective exploitation of the results of the Lifelong Learning Programme (LLP), and also previous related programmes, at sectoral, regional, national and European levels. The operational objective of KA4 is to ensure that the results of the LLP are appropriately recognised, demonstrated and implemented on a wide scale. This activity has a transversal approach. Action managed by the Executive Agency Multilateral projects The prime objective for Dissemination and Exploitation of Results Multilateral Projects is to help create a framework for the effective exploitation of the results of the Lifelong Learning Programme and previous related programmes at sectoral, regional, national and European levels.
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20 WebCam Activities for EFL ESL Students Back in November 2008 I published Part 1 of a series of articles intended to explore the use of WebCams in education. I have now finally got round to writing Part 2 which is a collection of 20 activities EFL ESL teachers can do with their students. Here are some links to useful free video communication tools that you could use for these activities.
Heritage collection About the Heritage collection The British Airways Heritage collection has existed since the formation of British Airways. It was formed to preserve the records and artefacts of British Airways predecessor companies BOAC, BEA, BSAA and the pre-war Imperial Airways and British Airways Ltd. The collection comprises of an extensive document archive recording the formation, development and operations of the British Airways and its predecessor companies as well as memorabilia and artefacts. Over 130 uniforms from the 1930s to the present day are preserved as well as a large collection of aircraft models and pictures. Purchase photographs and posters
Resources Secondary Box – ELT – All your favourite English Teaching resources in one place – Cambridge University Press 'Programaciones Didácticas' for 'Next Generation' | Cambridge University Press Spain Added by: Secondary Box Here you will find 'Programaciones Didácticas' for 'Next Generation', available in Spanish and Catalan. Intermediate, Upper Intermediate... 'Programaciones Didácticas' for ESO and 'Interactive for Spanish Speakers' | Cambridge University Press Spain
8 Overlooked Useful YouTube Tools When most people think about YouTube they think sharing videos and or about all of the videos they can discover. Most people don't think about the useful editing tools that are built into YouTube. The YouTube video editor has some useful features for teachers and students. 1. Create photo slideshows. The YouTube photo slideshow creation tools allow you to specify the length of time that each image is displayed for. DigiArts Welcome to the DigiArts portal. DigiArts is a reference website on art, science and technology and more particularly on media arts and electronic music. It resulted from a period of 6 years’ (2002-2007) activity undertaken by a team of interdisciplinary professionals working in different UNESCO programmes (culture, communication, science, education, etc.) based in various parts of the world, in conjunction with a range of outstanding national and international experts. The portal contents could be categorized in four major chapters:1. Information on the history of media art and electronic music as well as a collection of pioneer artists’ bios, coming mostly from Asia, Africa, Arab States and Latin America (Media art and Music using technology); 2. A network of specialized institutions dealing with research, training, creativity and promotion of digital art and music, classified by geo-cultural regions (Regional networking); 3.
Teaching With YouTube: 197 Digital Channels For Learning Teaching With YouTube: 197 Digital Channels For Learning If you don’t have a YouTube channel as an education provider, there’s a good chance you’re behind the times. Nearly every major educational institution in the world now hosts its own collection of videos featuring news, lectures, tutorials, and open courseware.
Human Rights This is the preparation material for an English conversation lesson about human rights. Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings, whatever our nationality, place of residence, sex, national or ethnic origin, colour, religion, language, or any other status. We are all equally entitled to our human rights without discrimination. Universal human rights are often guaranteed by the law of a country, general principles and other sources of international law. International human rights laws give down obligations of Governments to act in certain ways or to refrain from certain acts, in order to promote and protect human rights and freedoms of individuals or groups.