Friday, October 28, 2011

European Medea Awards 2011: Simply Music - Highly Commended

Deborah Arnold from MEDEA Awards and Paul Maher - Simply Music

  European Medea Awards 2011

On the 24th November 2011, Paul Maher - Director, Simply Music received a "Highly Commended" European Award for its use of Technology in Education as part of the MEDEA Awards Ceremony, which took place during the Media & Learning Conference 2011 in Brussels.

This European competition rewards excellence and creativity in media in education and this year the competition attracted 115 entries from 28 countries.

Simply Music: Technology Inspired Music in Education

Aim of the MEDEA Awards:
The aim of the MEDEA Awards is to encourage innovation and good practice in the use of media (audio, video, graphics and animation) in education. The awards also recognise and promote excellence in the production and pedagogical design of media-rich learning resources. 
The MEDEA Award for User-Generated Educational Media 2011 honour the best entry submitted by teachers, students, learners, parents, professors, individual or organisational representatives in primary education, secondary education, higher education, adult education, vocational education and/or training.

The "Simply Music" video was originally created as part fulfillment of an MSc in Education and Training - (E-Learning) - First Class Honours Degree, from Dublin City University in 2011.