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 […]

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 […]

Podcasting for Pedagogic Purposes

The Podcasting for Pedagogic Purposes Special Interest Group (PPP SIG) was established in January 2008 as a HEA Pathfinder extension project. This group has been primarily setup to explore the use of podcasting in higher education, but a lot of their material will be of interest to further education including a long list of HowTo […]

RSC-MP3: HE Update Jan ’09

Welcome to our first episode of RSC-MP3, a new monthly audio podcast highlighting some higher education focused e-learning news, interviews and resources brought to you by Kevin Brace (RSC West Midlands) and Martin Hawksey (RSC Scotland North and East). Links to the various things we talk about are contained at the end of this post. […]

RSC-MP3: HE Update Jan 09 – Interview with Steve Sawbridge

This month Kevin interviewed Steve Sawbridge the Association of Colleges (AoC) West Midlands regional Director.  Steve discusses the work of the AoC and NILTA, their support for HEinFE, and immediate plans for funding changes due to the impending Learning and Skills Council disband. Interview with Steve Sawbridge [podcast][/podcast] Duration: 17 minutes Download Link Subscribe to our podcast via RSS […]

Only got a Minute? Foreign Language Podcasts

Would you like to learn some basic foreign language phrases? OneMinuteLanguages might be your answer. They are currently running a weekly series of language lessons available as one minute podcasts. 12 different languages are available ranging from French and German to Irish and Japanese. The courses are designed as a taster and cover things like […]