Tag: culture

Remix

LigerAfter posting a piece on remixes I use with students, I received some interest in the unit that the remixes are used in. So, here is that unit. It focuses on developing student skills and knowledge in terms of copyright and Creative Commons (a …

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Margaret Gould Stewart: How YouTube Thinks About Copyright

http://www.ted.com/talks/margaret_stewart_how_youtube…

Copyright is an area of immense interest for me: I cannot say exactly why, but I think it is to do with the interplay of creativity, reward and culture. I mostly think of copyright as being a battle between the content creators and content …

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Michael Specter: The danger of science denial

http://www.ted.com/talks/michael_specter_the_danger…

In an age where we rely so heavily on technology, more and more people are starting to doubt and deny the science that underlies it. In this fascinating¬† talk, Michael Specter discusses the danger of such denial. Examples include the supposed link between autism …

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TED: Ideas worth spreading

http://www.ted.com/

Of all of the video sites on the web ted.com is almost certainly the most intellectually stimulating. TED (Technology, Entertainment, Design) conferences bring together today’s greatest thinkers and achievers from a range of domains, and invites them to address the audience for 15 minutes.…

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Free Documentaries Online

http://freedocumentaries.org/

Great collection of free documentaries on a wide range of topics. This site represents a goldmine of material for encouraging students to question the status quo, and look at the world outside of their own experience.…

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