Netskills: Digital Storytelling Masterclass: BTEC Certificate

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Discover how digital technology can help you become a skilful storyteller at this highly participative workshop.

Karen Johnson‘s insight:

Wow Jisc!  I would love to go on this workshop about Digital Story Telling.  If you want to learn how to make better videos that your students find engaging and helpful, sign up for this workshop – quick 🙂

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MOVENOTE app: add more to your presentations | Life Feast

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This afternoon, I learned about a website and app which allows us to upload a presentation either from our computer or from google drive and record our voice and image using our webcam. http://www.movenote.com/

 

Karen Johnson‘s insight:

I’ve scooped this simply because a friend and I were talking about this type of technology.  Nice to hear someone talking about the flipped classroom too.

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A quiz a day keeps poor grades away?

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Could a quiz a day keep the bad grades away? A study published last week in PLOS ONE by professors from the University of Texas-Austin showed that giving brief online daily quizzes boosted student performance.

Karen Johnson‘s insight:

If this was just formative instead of summative I wonder how many students would engage with it.  As the students in the article say, it is frightening.  I don’t really like using MCQ for a summative assessment so does this mean I can’t make use of this idea?  I think it would help students but I’m trying to find a way to connect it to the summative assessment – any ideas?

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School of Open begins investigating its impact with the OER Research Hub – Creative Commons

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Creative Commons licenses provide a flexible range of protections and freedoms for authors, artists, and educators.

Karen Johnson‘s insight:

A rather long but interesting article on developments in OER, get your coffee and have a read

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JOLT – Journal of Online Learning and Teaching

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MERLOT is a free and open peer reviewed collection of online teaching and learning materials and faculty-developed services contributed and used by an international education community.

Karen Johnson‘s insight:

JOLT Journal of Online Learning and Teaching is published by MERLOT.  You might like to look at the MERLOT site http://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm as well as looking at the latest Abstracts of the Journal.  

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Netskills: Are you an online Visitor or Resident?

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New forms of practice and the challenges of Residency on the web

Karen Johnson‘s insight:

Not sure how many of you know Dave White’s work, I think of it as being in that area where elearning and digital literacy overlap.

 

This is a Jisc Netskills workshop so it will undoubtedly be very good.  Be quick and sign up if you want to feel more confident about working online.

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Copyright in Higher Education: Teaching, Digitisation and OERs

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Copyright developments and licensing in relation to the UK HEIs, and the progress of OERs

Karen Johnson‘s insight:

If you have more than a passing interest in Copyright in UK HE you should be following this scoop.it site.

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Open access and Creative Commons licensing: copyrights, moral rights and moral panics

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There is still widespread confusion over copyright and open licensing in relation to academic research outputs. Anne Barron addresses the uncertainty by disentangling the four regimes of authors’ r…

Karen Johnson‘s insight:

Do you wake in a cold sweat at night, worrying about copyright?  You might find this article from the LSE reassuring – then again you might not 🙂

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30 Apps Perfect For BYOD Classrooms – Edudemic

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BYOD classrooms can address a number of issues. It can solve the problem of not having enough (or any) devices for your classroom.

Karen Johnson‘s insight:

I was standing in the coffee queue the other day and noticed that far more students were using iPads this semester.  These 30 apps are for those of you who have students with smart phones and iPads.

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Five Things Game Designers Can Teach eLearning Designers

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Game designers continually create engaging, dynamic experiences for players. What if eLearning developers could take some of those ideas and techniques and appl

Karen Johnson‘s insight:

At first you think this is going to be death by PowerPoint but be patient, there are some really good tips in this slide show.

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