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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 February 2017

    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. An eclectic selection this month, with subjects ranging from Argentinian telenovelas to lesbian and gay identity in YouTube celebrity video bloggers.  The most visually appealing item from February’s round-up is […]

  • International Women’s Day 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). This week’s selection reflects the diversity of audiovisual resources on the Web made by, for […]

  • An exciting opportunity for emerging documentary filmmakers

    Our friends at the BBC and the BFI have an exciting opportunity for emerging documentary filmmakers… To celebrate 75 years since Humphrey Jennings and Stuart McAllister made Listen to Britain the BFI and BBC Four are looking  for short film pitches from emerging documentary filmmakers that reflect the diversity of voices across UK today. The best […]

  • Media Screen Round-up, January 2017

    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 Amongst this month’s selection are a Shakespeare special , a look at the representation of women in film and television during the 1950s, and an alarming look at the nature […]

  • Oral history 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). British Antarctic Oral History Project This resource features interviews gathered by the British Antarctic Survey […]

  • Latest 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). Hannah Arendt Collection This is a website featuring a selection of digitised materials from the […]

  • 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 […]