What I’ve starred this month: September 28, 2012
Here's some posts which have caught my attention this month: Times Higher Education – National Student Survey – Key information may not unlock choice – September 27, 2012 How To Get Your YouTube Videos Back From Google – September 27, 2012 Sheila’s work blog » Big data, learning analytics, a crack team from the OU […]
New YouTube beta feature to add multiple choice questions – still a bit too beta
Via Doug Holton I spotted that there is a new YouTube beta feature to add multiple choice questions (MCQ) to your Youtube videos. Those who have already taken a course on Coursera (surely everyone has now ;), will know the video with MCQ is one of the staples. Is Google trying to rock the boat in the mass online education market?
[Failed] Embedding live data from Google Spreadsheet with Apps Script ContentService in PowerPoint using oomfo
I came, I saw, I failed. This was a potentially promising hack that didn’t work out. Hopefully you’ll get as much benefit from failure, as from success. Today I can across oomfo (from the same makers as FusionCharts): oomfo is a plug-in for Microsoft PowerPoint that brings all the awesomeness of FusionCharts Suite XT to […]
‘Activity’ in the Twitter backchannel at #altc2012 day 1
The graph on the right is taken from a paper mentioned in Eric Mazur’s keynote from the first day of the ALT* Conference 2012. The paper, A Wearable Sensor for Unobtrusive, Long-Term Assessment of Electrodermal Activity (Poh, Swenson & Picard, 2010), reports the study of an experimental wristband which can record brain activity. Mazur used […]