British Universities Film & Video Council

moving image and sound, knowledge and access

Summer training courses

Are you working with moving image and sound? Do you need to learn new skills or update your knowledge?

All BUFVC courses are delivered by expert practitioners in the field of moving image and sound and provide practical advice and guidance with the opportunity to discuss specific work-related issues. 

Teach and Design Educational Video Successfully, Tuesday 12 June 2012

Focusing on what to teach and how to teach on video, this course will help participants consolidate skills in choosing appropriate teaching functions for video presentation and in designing pedagogically effective videos. Following the course participants will be able to:

  • Understand video design principles
  • Be able to design pedagogically effective videos.
  • Appreciate when video is the most effective medium in teaching

Encoding Digital Video for Streaming and Network Delivery – Introduction, Wednesday 4 July 2012

An introduction to digitising moving images for online delivery, including guidance on solving issues encountered in the process. Attendees will gain an understanding of:

  • Copyright status and educational exceptions
  • Content – producing new or reusing existing
  • Analogue and digital formats, telecine transfer

Encoding Digital Video for Streaming and Network Delivery – Advanced, Thursday 5 July 2012

This course offers greater technical insight into the challenges involved with digitising moving images for online delivery. Attendees will gain an understanding of:

  • System software and file formats
  • Storage and networking
  • Server technology, backing up and archiving

For further information regarding BUFVC courses and how to book see here or send Sarah an email.

Please note: courses are held at the BUFVC offices, 77 Wells Street, London W1T 3QJ

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