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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).

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 core themes for the next Media & Learning Conference which will be held on 10–11 March 2016 at the Flemish Ministry of Education and Training in Brussels were announced today. Organised under the banner title of Enriching learning through media education and media literacy, Media & Learning 2016 is all about sharing ideas, comparing experiences and building robust solutions to create learning that matters.

The new M&L webinar “Video in HE – what are your plans for 2015-2016?” will take place on Thursday 10 September (15:00 CEST). It will take stock of the situation in the use of video in higher education and hightlight the plans and the challenges to face for the coming year.