Generating Student Video Feedback using ScreenToaster

video feedbackOriginally uploaded by theLaika As I’ve recently revisited on generating audio feedback it seemed timely, particularly with a request from UHI coming into my inbox, to also have another look at video feedback. Russell Stannard recently won a Times Higher Education Award partly for his work in this particular area. In Russell’s work he […]

Audio Feedback

No title Originally uploaded by Dan’s Photos Students are continually reporting dissatisfaction in the feedback they receive during their studies. Common complaints including timing, clarity and usefulness. An area being rediscovered by academics is the use of audio feedback. Audio feedback can be broadly defined as the use of digital media to record messages to […]

HE in a Web 2.0 World Report

The Committee of Inquiry into the Changing Learner Experience (CLEX) have published their final report exploring the global impact of Web 2.0 on Higher Education. The report finds that universities and colleges are “generally falling behind their students in the use of these technologies” and challenges institutions to re-examine how they engage with a generation […]

What I’ve 'starred' this week – May 26, 2009

Here's some posts which have caught my attention this week: AccessApps wins international accolade – May 19, 2009 Solvr: Group Problem Solving App – May 20, 2009 – “Solvr is an interesting group problem solving tool which lets you collaboratively discuss problems and ideas over the net. The application provides platform where you can enter […]

Student Audio Feedback: What, why and how

Listen to this: Download link [flickr]photo:2597104631[/flickr]I captured this clip of students from the University of Chester and Sheffield Hallam talking about their experiences of receiving audio feedback at the last Podcasting for Pedagogic Purposes SIG at Glasgow Caledonian University. This event was very fortuitous as at the time I was helping source material for a […]

What I’ve 'starred' this week – May 19, 2009

Here’s some posts which have caught my attention this week: HtmlToWiki: HTML to Wiki Markup Converter – May 15, 2009 Wolfram Alpha goes live – May 18, 2009 – A potentially very interesting search engine alternative Collaborate and Share Screen Sessions with up to 15 People Using Microsoft SharedView – May 14, 2009 “Higher Education […]

Evernote – Technologies for Teaching and Learning from Purdue University

I’m always on the lookout for educational examples of Evernote. I came across a great set of resources put together by Emily Marie Strong and co. at Purdue University. Links to what they have put together are below: PS I’ve finally got around to putting together a screencast on setting up the Evernote plugin for […]

Edison: Making your PC Greener

As you plan your summer holidays I’m sure at the back of your mind is the environmental impact of hopping on a plane for some well deserved rest and relaxation. Intense media coverage has made us all aware of the impact travel, and flights in particular, has had on the environment. Whilst the aviation industry […]

Ultra Mobile, Ultra Cheap – Student Netbooks

Three bears – Toshiba, Asus and Lenovo Originally uploaded by m.hawksey On of the current buzz words in computing is ‘netbooks’. Netbooks are water downed laptops usually with less processing power and features of their bigger brothers but with the advantage of being more portable and importantly cheaper. These key features potentially make netbooks ideal […]

What I’ve ’starred’ this week – May 12, 2009

Here’s some posts which have caught my attention this week: Podcast/Press Release: ‘HE in a Web 2.0 World’ report – May 12, 2009 – The long awaited report is here. I’m sure the blogosphere will be going into overdrive for this one How To Get Through A Semester With Your iPhone – May 11, 2009 […]

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