Happy June! We have a few Community Sessions to announce. OKFestival is almost a month away. Videos are key for storytelling, so we are hosting a Video Skillshare to help us all learn. The Open Education Working Group will join us to talk about why open data matters in education. Join us for these two community sessions.
Take a Video: Preparing for OKFestival
Storytelling is key to building Open. Join Sam Muirhead of Cameralibre and the Open Knowledge team to learn some tips and tricks about video. We are preparing for OkFest and hope this skillshare helps everyone.
- Date:Thursday, June 12, 2014
- Time: 9:30 EDT/13:30 UTC/14:30 BST/15:30 CST
- Our guest is Sam Muirhead.
- Duration: 1 hour (This will be recorded)
We’ll cover some topics like: What you need to think about before and during shooting to make sure footage is high quality and relevant, Hard-to-fix but easy-to-avoid mistakes, Tips and tricks for editing a simple interview or event video and some VERY basic technical guidelines eg. what settings to use for recording, exporting, etc.
Sam was kind enough to share some resources:
- Video Production Tips
- Vimeo Video School
- DSLR Cinematography Guide
- Technical stuff, clearly explained – A Digital Media Primer for Geeks
Why Open Data matters to Education
Open Education is a very active global community. Join Marieke and Octavio to learn more about why open data matters to education. Also, learn about the many facets of open education and how to get involved.
This session builds on the Make it Matter Workshop all about using Open methods in Education. See all previous Making it Matter workshopvideos. We’ll share all about open data in education, learn about the Open Education Working group and hear about work in Brazil and the UK.
- Date: Thursday, June 26, 2014
- Time: 8:00 EDT / 12:00 UTC / 13:00 BST/14:00 CEST
- Duration: 1 hour
If you have a ideas for upcoming sessions, please ping heather DOT leson AT okfn DOT org.
(Photo by Heather Leson, Venice Biennale. Art by Magdalena Campos-Pons)