Generating Student Video Feedback using screenr

On the 28th May 2009  I wrote a post on Generating Student Video Feedback using ScreenToaster. As ScreenToaster is now ‘toast’ I thought I’d repost highlighting screenr instead. As the process for using ScreenToaster/screenr is so similar I haven’t re-recorded the demo video, but hopefully you get the idea (I’m glad I downloaded the original […]

What I’ve starred this month: February 28, 2011

Here’s some posts which have caught my attention this month: HEFCE sees student involvement and flexible provison as the future for HE – February 25, 2011 Institutional locations as Linked Data through Google Refine – February 25, 2011 MIT OpenCourseWare Turns 10: What’s Next for Open Education? – February 23, 2011 Internet Archive Partners With […]

TwapperKeeper looses API access, iTitle turns to the cloud with Twitter Search from Google Spreadsheets

[flickr]4273873244[/flickr] Recently Twitter has been paying close attention to 3rd party developer use of their API. First they stopped whitelisting new applications, then UberSocial and Twitdroid were suspended for terms of service violations, now the popular tweet archiving service TwapperKeeper announced that they will be removing export and API access in response to a request […]

Various events Feb/Mar around fayres, mobile, widgets, research software, storytelling and collaboration tools

A number of events have passed by my inbox which I thought worth sharing: February 25th JISC Winter Fayre (Edinburgh & Online) The rescheduled JISC Winter Fayre (our annual event highlighting local best practice in educational technology and JISC Services). There are a few places left  to attend in person (you can book here), we […]

Collecting any data in a Google Spreadsheet using GET or POST by publishing as a service [#dev8d]

I’m at Dev8D which is a JISC funded event targeted at educational developers/coders.  The aim of Dev8D is to bring together developers from across the education sector and wider in order to learn from one another and ultimately create better, smarter technology for learning and research. Dev8D is the major UK event in the year […]

Google Apps Script, Spreadsheets, Twitter and Gadgets #guug11

Yesterday was the inaugural Google Apps UK User Group (#guug11) event at Loughborough University. I was put to the test with 5 minutes in the open mic session talking about my work with Google Spreadsheets and Twitter. Fortunately before I took the stage Tony Hirst had a session on Mashing Up Google Apps, which did […]

My first Google Gadget to embed a flickr photoset with Galleria navigation

The xml link for this is here  Google Gadgets are really easy all you need to do is wrap some XML around html content. Here’s more info on getting started and there is even an online editor for creating and hosting your own gadgets If you’re interested in developing gadgets for Google Apps, the following guides will help […]

Insider tips on bidding to win – Grant 04/08: Learning and teaching innovation

JISC recently announced the funding call for Grant 04/08: Learning and teaching innovation (LTIG). These are small up to £50k one year projects giving institutions the opportunity to explore projects to support teaching and learning at the more innovative/high risk end of the spectrum. This is the 6th call for this particular type of funding […]

[Events] Developing a High Quality and Inclusive Learning Experience for All Students

The following text arrived in my in box from the ‘Embedding equality and diversity in the curriculum mailing list’ (here’s more info on the project and how to subscribe to mailings) and I thought it was worth sharing. Please note “places are limited to three people from each institution and the workshops are only open […]

Collect/backup tweets in a Google Spreadsheet [Twitteralytics v2]

*** NEW VERSION – I’m keeping this post up for reference. You should get the very latest version TAGS v3 HERE! *** Back in June I hastily threw together Using Google Spreadsheet to automatically monitor Twitter event hashtags and more. It kind of worked most of the time but there were a lot of rough edges. […]

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