Catherine Chambers, Senior Producer at The Open University explores why storytelling is the key to engaging learners with short form video in informal and formal learning.
Wide-ranging news, reviews, feature articles and comment for academic staff, students, researchers and information professionals exploring the production, study and use of film, television and related media in higher and further education.
In 1987 Channel 4 broadcast the documentary series, The Struggles for Poland. One of its parts, A Different World, is now on DVD. Martin Smith, its producer, describes getting it to home video.
Anna Levick, Head of Media, New College, Pontefract, explains how the employment of Audio Visual technology to construct student essays and teacher feedback has helped them embrace a digital pedagogy.
We examine a DVD collection from avant-garde master, Alain Robbe-Grillet.
We review a new history of Chinese cinema under Mao.
The 1978 TV play by Alan Garner arrives on DVD
We review a new look at how the Bard’s work was interpreted after WW2.
We review Alex Gibney’s film on the rise and fall of Lance Armstrong.