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  1. The Documentary Podcast Streaming

    Link
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p02nq0lx/episodes/downloads
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Current Affairs
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    BBC correspondents investigate global events, developments and issues. The collection is updated daily and episodes are available indefinitely. A vast selection of the programmes broadcast between 2007 and 2014 can be accessed via the Podcast Archive section where they are organised by year. More recent episodes are displayed in chronological order by date of transmission. Subject search is not supported, but this drawback is compensated with the guarantee that any time spend browsing will be rewarded with an interesting find. These include: a 50 minute programme on the controversial video This is America by Donald Glover about gun violence, mass shootings, racism and discrimination in the US; an investigation into Burundi-one of the most secretive countries in Africa, an insight into the little known astronomer George Ellery Hale, a look at robot cars filling our roads in the near future, and a report on the Yaba drug which is produced in Myanmar but consumed in Bangladesh.

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  2. BBC Radio 4 Analysis Podcasts Streaming

    Link
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b006r4vz/episodes/downloads
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Bio-Medical, Science and Technology, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Current Affairs, Politics and Government, Social Studies
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    BBC series examining the ideas and forces, which shape public policy in Britain and abroad. The programmes are presented by distinguished writers, journalists and academics. Recent episodes include How to Kill a Democracy, which looks at how democracies around the world are being dismantled; What are Universities for? which looks at the main purpose of the sector; and Why Are Even Women Biased Against Women, which examines discriminatory attitudes amongst women. There is also The Best of Analysis, where episodes are grouped under specific subject headings including, Economics, British Politics, Global Politics, Political Islam, Education, gender and Identity, Society and Culture, Europe, and Business and Finance.

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  3. Network Rail Streaming

    Link
    https://www.youtube.com/user/networkrail/playlists
    Category
    Science and Technology, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Engineering
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download

    One of the best examples of moving image applied to industry is the films made by the British Transport Film Unit between 1949 and 1982. They catered for the transport industry’s need to train its vast work-force, keep the public informed of new developments, and manage their corporate reputation within the sector. Network Rail commissions short videos to support today’s needs including, internal reviews, scientific research, historical records, training, safety, corporate communication and public relations. Their videos are available on their Youtube Channel and are organised into Playlists which include: Week on the Network, Safety, Level Crossing, Working with Communities and Passengers and detailed account of specific improvement plans such as Ordsall Chord and the Electrification project from Gospel Oak to Barking.

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  4. The Conversation Streaming

    Link
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p0290t8h
    Category
    Social Sciences
    Subject
    Radio Studies, Women’s Studies
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    In this BBC podcast series, women from different cultures talk about their paths to success. Each programme, which lasts 30 minutes, presents the story of two exceptional women in a particular professional field. These include: judges, comics, explorers, fashion bosses and fashion designers, triathletes, scientists, advertising executives, activists, ambassadors, psychiatrists, surgeons, chefs, conductors, stuntwomen, rappers, artists, filmmakers, songwriters, war photographers, volcanologists, zoo keepers, perfume makers and many more. There is also The Conversation in…where a panel of successful women discuss current events taking place in their cities. All the programmes are available indefinitely.

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  5. Seeing Speech Streaming

    Link
    https://www.seeingspeech.ac.uk
    Category
    Social Sciences
    Subject
    Languages, Social Studies
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download

    Online resource created by researchers from six Scottish universities to provide teachers and students of phonetics with examples of ultrasound tongue imaging (UTI) and lip video speech, magnetic resonance imaging video speech and 2D midsagittal head animations. The website offers a series of < ahref="https://www.seeingspeech.ac.uk/ipa-charts/">interactive charts which allow the user to listen to sounds and see vocal-organ movements imaged with either ultrasound, MRI or in animated form. There is also the Dynamics Dialects interactive articulatory accent database, which contains an articulatory video-based corpus of speech samples from world-wide accents of English. Resources on this site are grouped into: Accent Map, Accent Chart and an Introduction to UTI and Lip video recording techniques.

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  6. The Exploratorium Streaming

    Link
    https://www.exploratorium.edu
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Bio-Medical, Science and Technology, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Art, Astronomy, Biology, Chemistry, General Science, History, Mathematics, Nature, Physics, Technology
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Archives/Museums, Streaming/Download, Web Links

    A public learning laboratory, The Exploratorium, is devoted to just that: exploring the world through science, art and human perception. Their mission is ‘to create inquiry-based experiences that transform learning worldwide’ and perhaps more importantly their vision is ‘a world where people think for themselves and can confidently ask questions, question answers, and understand the world around them’. The museum makes available a vast range of, video programmes, organised by subjects, including: Arts (532 videos), Astronomy and Space (220), Biology (331), Chemistry (97), History (35), Mathematics (19), Nature of Science (13), Perception (55), Physics (215), and Social Science (575). There is also a Websites section with over 35, 000 pages of content, which can be explored by subject too.

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  7. BBC Teach Streaming

    Link
    https://www.bbc.com/teach
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Bio-Medical, Science and Technology, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Education
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Information Sources, Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    The new home to all the BBC classroom resources, which cover 22 subjects ranging from early years to GCSE. Major cultural events such as Black History Month or Shakespeare Season are also covered. The new site includes: Primary and Secondary Class clips, which are arranged by subject and age group; Live Lessons, half-hour curriculum-linked webcasts for the classroom; School Radio, with resources covering music, dance, history, collective workshop, literacy and maths; Terrific Scientific, which is aimed at encouraging scientific enquiry for Key Stage2; Ten Pieces, the classical music project which aims to open up the world of classical music to 7 to 14-year-old across the UK.

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  8. The Do Lectures Streaming

    Link
    https://www.thedolectures.com/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Science and Technology, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Business Studies, Education, Environmental Studies, Food, Social Studies, Technology
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download

    Launched in 2007, The Do Lectures project aims to ‘create a safe space to ask better questions’. The event runs for three days once a year and is hosted on an old farm in Cardigan, West Wales. The talks are filmed and then made available for free. The lectures are organised into ten categories: Adventure, Business, Creativity, Education, Environment, Food, Future You, Social Change, Technology and Well-being.

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  9. Working Class History Podcasts Streaming

    Link
    https://workingclasshistory.com/category/podcast/
    Category
    Social Sciences
    Subject
    American Studies, History, Politics and Government, Social Studies, Women’s Studies
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download, Web Links

    Who makes History? This resource, launched in 2014, is dedicated to recording and popularising people’s history, that is, the history of ‘everyday women, men, people of colour, migrants, indigenous people, LGTB people, disabled people, workers, the unemployed, housewives and single mothers, as opposed to the history of rich and powerful individuals, kings, queens and politicians’. The collection of podcasts presented here tell the stories of past struggles which still resonate today. Each episode has a ‘Footnotes’ section, which offers links to relevant resources including short videos, articles written at the time, and websites. Events covered so far are: the Grunwick strike of East African and Asian women workers in London 1976-8; The Angry Brigade, Britain’s first urban guerrilla group; Anti-Nazi youth movements in World War II; Workmates: organising with agency workers on London Underground; Industrial Workers of the World in the US, 1905-1918 and 1918-1950s; The West Virginia mine Wars, 1902-1922; The Vietnam War strike wave; Spanish Civil War; The League of Revolutionary Black Workers in Detroit; Women in the Miners strike; Peterloo massacre with Mike Leigh; Women in the early IWW (Industrial Workers of the World Union).

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  10. The Resolution Foundation Streaming

    Link
    https://www.resolutionfoundation.org/
    Category
    Social Sciences
    Subject
    Economics, Social Studies, Social Welfare
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Information Sources, Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    Founded in 2005, The Resolution Foundation is an award-winning thinktank that conducts authoritative analytical research on living standards in the UK. The website offers free access to reports and statistical data, which could be used as educational resources by students and lecturers of socioeconomics. Specific subjects covered include: Incomes and Inequality; Jobs, Skills and Pay; Housing, Wealth and Debt; Tax and Welfare; Public Finances and the Economy; Intergenerational Commission. There are also Podcast and Video Channel sections which feature interviews and lectures by notable UK politicians and economists.

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