The next MEDEAnet webinar will be on the topic of Remembrance education and the role of media, taking place on Thursday 18 September 2014, 4 - 5pm CET. (Check your Timezone here). Remembrance is an integral part of nowadays western society. Societies experienced defining tragedies, and likewise modern nations have a certain responsibility for crimes that happened in the past. Recognizing this and discussing appropriate ways to deal with it is part of remembrance or civic education. Of course, also in this field media can help to support innovative types of learning and teaching.
The 5th Summer School 2014organised by the Hellenic Network of Open and Distance Learning took place in the Greek island of Andros from 21-26 of July and focused on innovative teaching methodologies. Various methodologies using media, in or outside the classroom were presented from professors and tutor-counselors of the Hellenic Open University, the University of Athens, the University of Crete and the University of Ioannina, such as Using animation in class, Digital storytelling, Flipping classrooms, Web 2.0 tools for collaborative learning and Creativity in modern school.