MAGIX and Cornelsen publishers are recipients of the prestigious Comenius sealOn June 24th, 2001 the Society of Pedagogy and Information (Gesellschaft für Pädagogik und Information e.V., or GPI), a scientific community focused on multimedia, educational technology and media didactics in Germany, bestowed the Comenius EduMedia awards for IKT-based educational media in Europe for the sixteenth time. With its Comenius awards GPI supports IKT-based educational materials that have distinguished themselves pedagogically, in terms of content and design.
One of the winners was the German-language product “class in a box”: Music&Video, which is available from Cornelsen publishing house and includes products MAGIX Music Maker Premium 17, MAGIX Video Pro X2 und Xara Designer Pro 6. This complete package is a special edition of MAGIX Academic Suite 3. Music Maker Premium capabilities are tuned to general music lessons; and a specialization takes place starting in 8th and 9th grade. Projects close to students’ interests like beat&rap, audio books, pop songs and soundtracks lead young musicians on a course of working with technical tools such as envelope curves, styles and mixing.