Moving Image Cyclopedia, (BBB) the innovation in E-learning
Moving Image Cyclopedia (BBB) is one of the most spectacular and innovative e-learning products of the Digital Film Center. The Moving Image Cyclopedia (BBB) focuses on efficient and effective (lifelong) learning. It comprises of an interactive learning system that is linked to a variety of broadband play out systems.
The content is structured around documentary clippings, called "information nuggets".
This is the top of the learning pyramid, enabling top down learning. The information base is divided thematically into ten sections. SLO the national foundation for learning plans, contribute to the final decision making and to what extent the broadband content is suitable for specific self-learning programs in secondary schools.
The Moving Image Cyclopaedia turns students into (virtual) library visitors.
The National Libraries organisations support the production of connotations.
It is a modern conviction that books contain valuable information in addition to the digital film footage and that the combination makes a rich content e-learning system.
The Moving Image Cyclopaedia (BBB) comprises of several thousands of themes containing historical as well as contemporary information.
For example about William McKinley, - president of the USA in 1896 -, being one of the first American presidents utilising media in the race for the presidency.
For example an interview with Thomas Alva Edison, in which the great inventor is commenting on Albert Einstein.
The Moving Image Cyclopedia (BBB) comprises of 3D animations about economic theories such as the Van Muyswinkel Alderson effect; it contains clippings about space technologies, about nature, about animals, about mining, about oil, about rubber, about media education (celebrities such as Rudolph Valentino, Michael Jackson) and so on.
Students' requests for additional materials and special topics can be dealt with at the editors desk of the Moving Image Cyclopaedia On Line.
Discussion in the virtual classroom, or in the chat centre can be followed up by e-mail.
Students may also add information on the blackboard and collaborative and educational resources contribute to a safe, pleasant and highly effective learning environment.
The clips offer valuable core information, and stimulate the student's visual memory.
Next to each clip, annotations with basic text content are placed.
Annotations are a necessary enrichment to the moving image material.
Connotations, such as books and documents, provide further contextual information. Without this contextual information, images sometimes are difficult to fully understand.
The challenge for the students is to quickly explore all possibilities.
The enriched information enables the student to get to the point instantaneously.