Tertiary Catalogue

Creative and Design


Sailmaker in Context

Literary Contexts: Scottish Plays

In the early 20th century, Scotland’s shipyards went from being the busiest in the world to relics of the past. Discussing Scotland’s industrial transformation and subsequent decline, changing gender roles and societal norms, as well as the...Show More
Men Should Weep in Context

Men Should Weep in Context

Literary Contexts: Scottish Plays

In the 1930s, life for Glaswegians living in tenements was characterised by unemployment, poverty, disease and deprivation. Discussing Scotland’s economic decline and depression, life in Glasgow tenements and changing gender roles and...Show More
Tally's Blood in Context

Tally's Blood in Context

Literary Contexts: Scottish Plays

In the early 20th century, Glasgow became home to the third-largest Italian community in the United Kingdom. Discussing the reasons for Italian immigration to Scotland, Scottish patriotism and anti-immigrant prejudice and societal structures in...Show More
American Pop Art: Popular Culture and Paparazzi

American Pop Art: Popular Culture and Paparazzi

Art Movements in Context

American pop artists such as Andy Warhol were inspired by their firsthand experiences of mass production and consumerism. This video explores the historical context behind the birth of American Pop Art, from its beginnings in the post-war...Show More
Surrealism: More Than Melting Clocks

Surrealism: More Than Melting Clocks

Art Movements in Context

Surrealist artists such as Salvador Dalí created art that reflected the horrors of war and the traumas buried in the unconscious mind. This video explores the historical context behind the rise of Surrealism, discussing ideas and events such as...Show More
American Abstract Expressionism: The Cold War and the CIA

American Abstract Expressionism: The Cold War and the CIA

Art Movements in Context

Abstract Expressionists such as Jackson Pollock represented the liberal ideals of freedom of speech and self-expression in the United States. This video explores the historical context behind the birth of American Abstract Expressionism,...Show More
Research-Informed Principles: Making Better Video

Research-Informed Principles: Making Better Video

Creating Instructional Video

Teaching practice should be evidence-based and research tells us a great deal about effective instructional video. In this video, English, History and EAL teacher Steven Kolber covers key ideas and principles, including cognitive load, gesture,...Show More
Pros and Cons of Six Video Types

Pros and Cons of Six Video Types

Creating Instructional Video

Instructional video falls into different categories, each with different applications. In this video, English, History and EAL teacher Steven Kolber discusses six options: direct instruction/lecture, shared viewing, partial flip, in-class station...Show More
Different Forms of Instructional Video

Different Forms of Instructional Video

Creating Instructional Video

Instructional video can take different forms, each with its own pros and cons. In this video, English, History and EAL teacher Steven Kolber introduces four types: screen capture, boards, classroom observation (video on demand) and green screen,...Show More
Pedagogy: Using Video Effectively

Pedagogy: Using Video Effectively

Creating Instructional Video

Instructional video can free up more class time to deliver pedagogy and enhance your teaching. In this video, English, History and EAL teacher Steven Kolber suggests activities and techniques that you can apply in the classroom, highlighting the...Show More
Make and Publish a Video

Make and Publish a Video

Creating Instructional Video

There are four key steps to creating instructional video for your students: pre-production, production, editing and publication. In this video, English, History and EAL teacher Steven Kolber highlights things to consider at each step, including...Show More
Why Make and Use Video?

Why Make and Use Video?

Creating Instructional Video

Instructional video can give you more freedom in the classroom to do interesting and engaging things with students. In this video, English, History and EAL teacher Steven Kolber explains why instructional video can be a powerful educational tool,...Show More
Colour

Colour

Elements of Art

The element of colour is defined and described in this video using colourful animation and the examination of artworks, including Vasily Kandinsky’s ‘Painting with Green Center’, Paul Cézanne’s ‘Still Life with Apples and a Pot of...Show More
Tone

Tone

Elements of Art

The element of tone is defined and described in this video using colourful animation and the examination of Thérèse Schwartze’s ‘Studies van handen’, Artemisia Gentileschi’s ‘Judith and Her Maidservant with the Head of Holofernes’...Show More
Form

Form

Elements of Art

The element of form is defined and described in this video using colourful animation and the examination of Stever’s ‘Vanitas Still Life’, ‘Rocking Chair’ by Harvey Ellis and ‘Pendant with a Triton Riding a Unicorn-like Sea...Show More
Texture

Texture

Elements of Art

The element of texture is defined and described in this video using colourful animation and the examination of artworks including Rosa Bonheur’s cast bronze, ‘Shorn Ewe’, ‘The Threatened Swan’ by Jan Asselijn and Vincent van Gogh’s...Show More
Space

Space

Elements of Art

The element of space is defined and described in this video using colourful animation and the examination of the artwork ‘Self-portrait as the Apostle Paul’ by Rembrandt van Rijn, and illustrations ‘Beach House with old car on deserted...Show More
Shape

Shape

Elements of Art

The element of shape is defined and described in this video using colourful animation and the examination of artworks, including ‘The Swan (No. 17) by Hilma af Klint, ‘Arrival of the Normandy Train, Gare Saint-Lazare’ by Claude Monet and...Show More
Line

Line

Elements of Art

The element of line is defined and described in this video using colourful animation and the examination of the artworks ‘Lozenge Composition with Yellow, Black, Blue, Red, and Gray’ by Piet Mondrian, Vincent van Gogh’s ‘Self-Portrait...Show More
The 12 Principles of Animation

The 12 Principles of Animation

Miniclips

What is animation? This Miniclip explores how animators bring characters and objects to life. These 12 principles of animation were first introduced by Disney animators Ollie Johnston and Frank Thomas in 1981. Today, animators around the globe...Show More
Creative Process

Creative Process

Miniclips

In this Miniclip, students are introduced to practical strategies to help form an effective creative workflow for a tackling a project of their own. Students will learn how to develop an idea through brainstorming, how to create an appropriate...Show More
Sequences

Sequences

Filmmaking for Photographers

In photography everything depends on that single image, however in film no single image stands on its own. In filmmaking everything we see on screen is a sequence, and understanding how we construct them is essential to filmmaking. In this...Show More
Movement

Movement

Filmmaking for Photographers

The biggest difference between photography and film is movement. It's not just how we move but why. In this lesson Philip explains the reasoning behind movement in filmmaking. We will look at the different styles of movement, from basic handheld...Show More
Working with Light

Working with Light

Filmmaking for Photographers

In this episode Philip explores light and the different approach you require for filmmaking. We'll look at filming exteriors, how we're affected by factors like the time of day or year, the weather, the location, and how the movement of that...Show More
Setup and Audio

Setup and Audio

Filmmaking for Photographers

In this first episode, Philip shows you what you will need to turn your stills camera into a filmmaking machine and get the most out of it. Then we look at the first major difference between stills and film (and something that is equally...Show More