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6 new members in the Media & Learning Association

6 new members have joined the Media & Learning Association in the last two months. These members are: Universitat Politecnica Valencia (UPV), Nordicom, Innofun, FWU Institut für Film und Bild in Wissenschaft und Unterricht gGmbH (FWU), Oulu University of Applied Sciences and Opencast.

UPV is an innovative and entrepreneurial University, with effective mechanisms for the dissemination of scientific and technological results, and which excels in the training of researchers and in the creation of technology-based companies.

Nordicom is a knowledge centre in the field of media and communication research, a cooperation between the five countries of the Nordic region - Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. Starting from academic research, Nordicom collects and adapts knowledge, mediating it to various user groups in the Nordic region, Europe and elsewhere in the world. 

Innofun believes in meaningful learning in a challenging learning environment, where people collaborate, share knowledge and create. Innofun helps education and business to give social media a structural place within this environment. They accompany this process from creation of vision and policy to the implementation of action plans. This is done during group workshops, and by means of personal training.

The FWU is a non-profit organisation in Germany that produces media for education. This also involves the implementation of various projects and services, such as the development of media-didactic content. The offer of FWU is aimed primarily at schools and media centers.

Oulu UAS is an attractive and internationally networked Northern Finnish opinion-leader. They are known as an innovator working in close cooperation with companies and employers and listening to the needs of industry and commerce as well as a developer of regional growth, business activities and well-being.

The Opencast community is a collaboration of individuals, higher education institutions and organizations working together to explore, develop, define and document best practices and technologies for management of audiovisual content in academia. The community shares experiences with existing technologies and practices as well as identifying future approaches and requirements. 

For more information about the 32 members of the Media & Learning Association please click here.