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Media and Learning Association

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.

The annual MEDEA Awards for 2016 was launched at the beginning of July, with the announcement of several new prizes and a reminder of the deadline for submissions, which is 30 November 2015. 

The new M&L webinar “Video in a multilingual context” will take place on Thursday 11 June (15:00 CEST). It will hightlight the use and application of high-quality automatic translation and transcription systems in MOOCs to provide access to the learning materials in multiple languages.

The new M&L webinar “Recent findings from research on video & pedagogy” will take place on Thursday 7 May (15:00 CET). It will hightlight some of the recent research activities on video in education.