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SELECTED Month: November 2014
November 27, 2014

From passive to active use of media : 2014 Media & Learning Conference in Brussels

Media & Learning provides a platform to those responsible for creating, promoting and using media in the classroom, on and off campus as well as in training and lifelong learning centres.   Headlined ‘From passive to active use of media in teaching and learning’, the aim 2014 conference – aptly hosted by the Flemish Ministry of…

November 25, 2014

Help us enrich and curate heritage AV materials!

At the EUscreenXLconference in Rome, between inspiring talks, innovative projects and some sparks of Dolce Vita in Villa Borghese, people also participated in a workshop on Contextualization, which focused specifically on the question how AV contextualization practices can benefit best from the affordances of online publication. AV contextualization practices are a key part of the…

November 19, 2014

Celebrating Balkans’ Memory

The Balkans brim with history. The Balkan’s Memory project attempted, for the last three years, to reach out and bring tools to the region to preserve it. An ambitious goal, uniting film and television archives from across all different countries in the region. In Sarajevo, the project celebrated its achievements with a final conference, at…

November 17, 2014

Conference notes IV: What users finally want

The last session of the Rome Conference, moderated by Erwin Verbruggen, the speakers addressed the issue of user experiences with audiovisual content. What do specific target group want? How to animate users and reach new audiences? Researchers and AV professionals shared their best practices. Teachers could use more AV content Karen Vander Paetse demonstrated results…

November 14, 2014

Conference notes III: To crowdsource a Faustian dilemma

EUscreenXL gathered in Rome last week for our conference on the users and usage of audiovisual archives: “From Audience to User: Engaging with Audiovisual Heritage Online”. In this series of blog posts we fill you in on what happened. Tom and his archives After lunch, the conference rode on with its first day packed with…

November 10, 2014

Conference notes II: Archival case studies that inspire

EUscreenXL gathered in Rome last week for our conference on the users and usage of audiovisual archives: “From Audience to User: Engaging with Audiovisual Heritage Online”. In this series of blog posts we fill you in on what happened. Session II was dedicated to audiovisual stories & best practices. Digitization, media education, live performances –…

November 7, 2014

Our First Physical Exhibition in the Freedom Express Campaign

On the eve of the 25th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, a unique exhibition entitled ‘Roads to 1989. East-Central Europe 1939-1989.’ was launched in the German capital. The exhibition documents the complicated process through which this part of Europe regained its freedom from communist dictatorship. The exhibition is part of ‘Freedom Express’,…