What I’ve starred this week: June 29, 2010

Here’s some posts which have caught my attention this week: iPad in Education – June 24, 2010 [email protected] Implementation Guide – June 25, 2010 How Twitter Annotations Could Bring the Real-Time and Semantic Web Together – June 25, 2010 Yahoo Lets Loose With a Boomerang – Automatic Website Testing – June 25, 2010 Wave Federation […]

Embeddable web services for student support

I was recently asked to identify some free embeddable web services which could be used in a website to support students considering articulation/progression routes from further to higher education. In particular they were interested in producing a visually appealing timeline which allowed students to see key dates, linking to additional resources. Below is a quick […]

YouTube Adds Online Video Editor

Google have announced a new online video editor for YouTube. The editor is browser based requiring no additional software to be installed and makes it easy to add existing videos, trim clips, add a new soundtrack before republishing at a click of a button. The video below is YouTube take on the process:   In […]

JorumOpen: A Quick Overview and Competition Details

At JISC RSC Scotland North and East we were recently asked for a quick overview of the JorumOpen repository. The query came from a multiple institutional project who were looking for a means of sharing project resources. There main area of interest were easy of access and licensing/copyright. Below is the information we provided: JorumOpen […]

What I’ve starred this week: June 22, 2010

Here's some posts which have caught my attention this week: Disagreement between Scottish Funding Council and universities over knowledge-exchange cash rumbles on – June 19, 2010 What research has to say for practice – nine guides from ALT – June 21, 2010 Open-Source Social Network Elgg Launching Hosted Service – June 18, 2010 Equality Act […]

Using Google Spreadsheet to automatically monitor Twitter event hashtags and more

Update: There is a new version of this spreadsheet here I recently read Tony Hirst’s onFormSubmit – Raising Web Scale Events in Google Spreadsheets post which highlights opportunities with the new event triggers (the ability to trigger scripts on events like form submit or time-driven like every x minutes) and was blown away by the […]

Convergence @youtube meets @twitter: In timeline commenting of YouTube videos using Twitter [uTitle]

Previously when looking at twitter subtitling of videos the focus has been on replaying the backchannel discussion with the archive video from live events. The resulting ‘Twitter Subtitle Generator’ has now been used to generate and replay the twitter stream for programmes on the BBC iPlayer (some iPlayer examples), the JISC 2010 Conference (See Searching […]

What I’ve starred this week: June 15, 2010

Here's some posts which have caught my attention this week: 20 WEBTOOLS applied to teaching – June 13, 2010 Continuous student ratings with Twitter – June 14, 2010 Top 10 Presentations About the Real-Time Web – June 11, 2010 Google I/O 2010 – June 10, 2010 – Vid from Google I/O 2010 -Open source Google […]

Free Event: Developing Mobile Applications for Education [DevCSI]

Date: 21 July 2010 Start time: 09:30 Location/venue: Hopkins Building, University of Reading This is a free one day DevCSI workshop organised in conjunction with IT Services: Academic Services Directorate at the University of Reading is aimed at developers, web developers, systems administrators, who are interested in developing applications relevant for education on mobile devices […]

Free Event: Quality Assurance and Quality Enhancement in e-Learning Conference [HEA]

Date: 2 Jul 2010 Start Time: 10:00 am Location/venue: Fielder Centre, University of Hertfordshire, England This one-day conference will explore challenges facing the sector in relation to assuring quality whilst also enabling quality enhancement and innovation through technology enhanced learning (TEL). Technologies impact on all aspects of the learning process, including teaching, assessment and communication. […]

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