MEDEA2020's news bites
The MEDEA2020 project which ran from November 2010 to December 2012 has now been finalised. The project has been successful in many ways; expanding the reach of the MEDEA Awards, providing opportunities through workshps and conferences to share experience and know-how and further developing the community of stake-holders and practioners in Europe interested in exploring the different ways in which media can be used to enhance learning. Further information about the awards is available here, if you would like to access resources and the growing community of practice you can find them via the conference site here. If you would like to read a summary of the main project activities and outcomes, please read the final report here.
Paul Maher, Director of Simply Music, took part in the recent 3 day OETI Festival/Forum on behalf of the MEDEA Awards. During his presentation, Paul delivered the MEDEA message of recognition and rewarding excellent use of media to support learning. Paul presented all 4 winners from 2011 as well as Simply Music’s “Highly Commended” contribution. See his presentation video here.
In this month's issue you will find next to feature articles such as 'Digital Vertigo: How Today's Online Social Revolution Is Dividing, Diminishing, and Disorienting Us' and 'The “POLI” mark: New technologies for university teaching' the news about the founding of the MEDEA Association.