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Featured Articles

Building the eLibrary

Government has long identified Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education as a major priority, built on strong subject teaching. Alice Coates, National STEM Centre Project Officer, provides an introduction.

National Schools Radio Network

SchoolsRadio aims to foster interest in radio particularly for dyslexic students and the visually impaired. Peter Thompson provides an overview of this project’s development and initiatives.

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Recent Reviews

  • Žižek and Media Studies: A Reader

    Gareth Longstaff takes a look at a new book on the work of Slavoj Žižek.

  • The Politics of Documentary

    Dr. Emma Sandon reviews Michael Chanan’s look at documentary film.

  • A History of Film Music

    Dr Kevin Donnelly reviews a tome that takes broad look at movie scores.

  • Macbeth

    Ann Aungle reviews the video presentation of Liliana Cavani’s 2006 staging Verdi’s opera based on Shakespeare’s Scottish play.

  • Frank Borzage volumes 1 & 2

    Dr Stacey Abbott reviews two DVD sets devoted to the artistry of director Frank Borzage.

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