Programme: Day 14 Doc Media Month

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Monday 14th

1.15pm – I was interviewed by DMU student, Abeer Alsaiari about the history of Citizens Eye (2008-2014), the archive Museum of Community Media and the creation of the Documentary Media Centre.

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2.30pm – One 2 One portfolio review session with Nathaniel Parker, media student from New College. He was accompanied by Stuart Morton from Connexions.

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Future Learn offers a diverse selection of FREE online courses from top universities and specialist organisations from around the world. These are delivered one step at a time, and are accessible on mobile, tablet and desktop, so you can fit learning around your life.

Throughout the Documentary Media Month programme I will be hosting a series of FREE 1 hour ‘How To’ sessions for those wishing to learn more about MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) and highlighting a course/s starting that week.

‘Climate Justice: Lessons from the Global South’

Understand how we can balance human needs with caring for the planet with this free online course about climate change.

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Climate change is a global problem we all must face. This course will deal with some of the key issues related to the ethical dimensions implied by climate change – learning especially from the problems faced as well as the resilience models formulated by the marginalized sectors of society or the so-called “Global South”.

Duration: 4 weeks (starts 14th November) / Online study time: 2 hours per week

More details: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/climate-justice

3-4pm Doc Media Centre, Highcross

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Stories from community radio around the World and reactions to the post-Trump victory in the US Presidential Election – join the discussion as Rob Watson (DMU Lecturer) captures content for his series called ‘Round The Counter’ podcasts.

Click here to listen – Round The Counter Podcast 11

“This is the latest Round the Counter podcast recorded at the Doc Media Centre. Thanks to Dave, John, Barney, Rhesa and Lakhwinder for a very engaging conversation and discussion about news, social media and how we find space to have conversations.” RW

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Rob Watson (l) & Barney Spigel

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University of Leicester students Rhesa (L) & Lakhwinder (R) joined us for the ‘Round the Counter’ podcast session.

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5-8pm Doc Media Centre, Highcross

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