Scientix webinar: Creative media - the easy way to teach STEM
Type of event: webinar
Target groups: counsellors, educational authorities, industry, learners, teachers
Topic: biochemistry, biological sciences, biology, biomedicine, biotechnology, information and communications technology, mathematics, science education
Language of event: English
Register for the webinar here!
The webinar takes place in the Scientix online meeting room on 16 October 2018 at 17:00 Central European Summer Time (CEST). After registration, you will receive an email with instructions. NB: Places are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis!
The webinar introduces creative media (video and photographs) and how they can be used as an effective tool for teaching subjects in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM). Two projects funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union are examined in particular. They are:
During the webinar, the participants learn more about how student-based, autonomously created media, such as photos and videos, enhance learning and retention rates, as well as motivation in relation to learning processes.
Agenda of the webinar:
- Introduction to the team
- Overview of the core ideas presented through videos
- Pedagogic analysis of the methodology
- Media in education
- Look at vidumath and student-based videos
- vidubiology and the work in progress
- Round-up and summary explaining how teachers can take part and use the resources
- Question time.
About the presenters:
The presenters have been involved as coordinators and partners in EU-funded education projects, as part of the Lifelong Learning and Erasmus+ programmes. For the past three years, they have specialised in projects involving the use of media in mathematics and biology, as well as other STEM subjects.
Armin Hottmann is the Director of Kulturring Berlin and a media educator with over twenty years’ experience. His expertise is the creative use of video as a tool for motivation and support for learning, connected with all school subjects.
Dr Oliver Thiel is a Lecturer in Early Childhood Mathematics at Queen Maud University College of Early Childhood Education, Trondheim, Norway, and a partner in the vidumath project.
Joel Josephson is the Director of Kindersite. He has completed over thirty EU-funded projects, specialising in innovation in education using the arts and media.