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  • An even better BoB is here…

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    BoB is our on demand television and radio service for education, and an even better version is here…

  • Media Screen Round-up December 2016

    The monthly round-up of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at Learning on Screen by Andrew Ormsby. Zoë Shacklock’s article ‘On Not Watching Outlander in the United Kingdom’  (Visual Culture in Britain 17, no. 3 (2016): 311-28) explores the idea that, despite the increasing availability of media […]

  • Recently added to the Moving Image Gateway

    Learning on Screen’s Gateway includes over 1,950 websites relating to moving image and sound materials. These have been subdivided into over 40 subject areas. To suggest new entries or amendments, please contact us by email or telephone (020 7393 1500). BritLab Popular science video channel on Youtube featuring engaging and lively films aimed at a […]

  • Audiovisual in Education: Presentations and Photos

    Below you can find the presentations from Audiovisual in Education with synced audio. You can also download the PDFs of each presentation, using the links below. Dr Chris Willmott, University of Leicester, spoke about how different uses of broadcast media can enhance science teaching. Please note: this is audio only. Access full presentation on SlideShare.   Dr Catherine Grant, University […]

  • Media Screen Round-up November 2016

    The monthly round-up of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at Learning on Screen by Andrew Ormsby. This month’s bumper issue features  a special issue of The European Journal of Women’s Studies on the subject of Women’s cinema and transnational Europe. The issue explores the various ways […]

  • Recent additions to the Moving Image Gateway

    Learning on Screen’s Gateway includes over 1,950 websites relating to moving image and sound materials. These have been subdivided into over 40 subject areas. To suggest new entries or amendments, please contact us by email or telephone (020 7393 1500). Independent Cinema Office The website of the national organisation for the development and support of […]

  • Media Screen Round-up October 2016

    The monthly round-up of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at Learning on Screen by Andrew Ormsby. Recent events lend a potentially topical significance to some of the publications in this month’s bumper round-up, particularly a number of publications which examine different aspects of film and the […]

  • Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock to present Learning on Screen Awards

    We’re delighted to announce Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock as our guest speaker for the Learning on Screen Awards 2017. Dr Maggie Aderin-Pocock MBE is a space scientist whose passion is presenting science to a general audience and demonstrating that you ‘don’t need a brain the size of a small planet’ to understand, participate in and enjoy […]

  • November on the Moving Image Gateway

    Learning on Screen’s Gateway includes over 1,950 websites relating to moving image and sound materials. These have been subdivided into over 40 subject areas. To suggest new entries or amendments, please contact us by email or telephone (020 7393 1500). Astronomy Cast Weekly podcast about astronomy hosted by Fraser Cain (of the Universe Today site) […]

  • Recent additions to the Moving Image Gateway

    Learning on Screen’s Gateway includes over 1,900 websites relating to moving image and sound materials. These have been subdivided into over 40 subject areas. To suggest new entries or amendments, please contact us by email or telephone (020 7393 1500). 92Y On Demand Huge archive of freely available audio and video interviews with around 1000 […]

  • Media Screen Round-up, August – September 2016

    The monthly round-up of film and television publications compiled by Simon Baker, Institute of Historical Research and published at Learning on Screen by Andrew Ormsby. This month’s selection features two books which consider the rich but still largely unexplored history of scientific filmmaking. Scott Curtis’ The Shape of Spectatorship: Art, Science, and Early Cinema in […]