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The new M&L webinar “Talking Heads: Exploring the relationship between culture and media in education” will take place on Monday 11 January 2016 (16:00 CET). Speaker for this webinar is Barend van Heusden, well-known researcher and thought leader in the fields of culture and cognition, arts and cognition and culture education.

Media and Learning News is published at the beginning of each month and is sent to more than 12,000 readers. It highlights general news and information about the use of media in education and training including interesting publications, events, initiatives, websites, projects, tools and information about various festivals and other competitions related to the use of media aimed at the education and training sector.

The new M&L webinar “Student-generated video in a Higher Education setting” will take place on Thursday 10 December (15:00 CET).

The new M&L webinar “Talking Heads: Mind over Media – Exploring the links between media literacy and radicalisation” will take place on Monday 30 November (16:00 CET).

The new EMMA webinar “Can we talk about 'European' MOOCs?” will take place on 17 November 2015 (14:00-15:00 CET). Its aim is to explore new trends in European MOOCs. Rosanna de Rosa, from UNINA, will present the philosophy and challenges behind the EMMA EU project and MOOC platform developed with the idea of accommodating diversity through multilingualism. Darco Jansen, from EADTU (European Association of Distance Teaching Universities), will talk about Europe’s response to MOOC opportunities. His presentation will highlight the main difference with U.S.

The new M&L webinar “Tools and resources for annotating, cutting and searching video.” will take place on Thursday 19 November (15:00 CET).

From the Statute of Anne to Mickey Mouse: an introduction to Intellectual Property Rights. What are Intellectual Property Rights and why do we often confuse them with Copyrights? This 6 week long free MOOC led by Mathy Vanbuel from ATiT is intended to be an entertaining and not so academic learning opportunity for anyone who creates original materials or who uses, reuses, mixes and adapts original materials created by other people.

The call for ideas for the conference programme is currently open. If you are interested in speaking at a high-quality conference, this is your chance.

To suggest your contribution to the programme, download and fill in the contribution form (.doc) and send it to us via e-mail (see instructions in form).

Deadline: 1 November 2015.

Media and Learning News is published at the beginning of each month and is sent to more than 12,000 readers. It highlights general news and information about the use of media in education and training including interesting publications, events, initiatives, websites, projects, tools and information about various festivals and other competitions related to the use of media aimed at the education and training sector.

The new M&L webinar “Video in HE – Meeting the challenges of providing campus-wide video services” will take place on Thursday 15 October (15:00 CEST).