School Tutor helps make online history for schools
Friday, December 14, 2012
Angela Graham will develop material from The Story of Wales (above) and fresh history content for the Welsh Government's new online learning environment - Hwb
Documentary Producer, Angela Graham, a Professional Tutor on the Documentary Pathway, MA International Journalism, is helping to shape an innovative online resource for history in Welsh schools.
Following the success of the BBC history documentary series The Story of Wales on which Angela was Development Producer, Welsh Government has commissioned the production company, Green Bay Media to provide clips from the series, accompanying texts and an interactive timeline of Welsh history, all hosted on iTunes U.
To produce a Welsh-language version presenter Huw Edwards’s Welsh Pieces to Camera were green screened into specially edited sequences with new voiceovers.
Phase 2 will produce 13 new mini-documentaries, presented by Huw Edwards.
From the Iron Age to the latest stage of Devolution in the shape of November’s Wales (Official Languages) Act, more scenes of Welsh history will be filmed using reconstructions, CGI and archive sources.
Cardiff University historian, Dr. Lloyd Bowen is the project’s Historical Consultant.
This will be the launch project for Welsh Government’s ambitious new Virtual Learning Environment - the Hwb. The platform will eventually support up to one million users and will host a national collection of digital resources to support teaching and learning.