Please record what you can and where you can and take steps to make your recordings easy to find and study from. This blog post will explore three areas where accessibility can be improved in recorded materials. These insights are based on our experiences of recording at City over the last 10 years including the…Continue Reading Creating Accessible Lecture Recordings
Welcome to, Accessible Lecture Capture
“I am delighted to inform you that your application to be an Echo360 Champion was successful. We had a number of very strong applications, but yours was selected because of the relevance of your study, your shared background in educational practice, and your advocacy for Echo360 in recent months.” Dr John Couperthwaite, EMEA Customer Success Manager,…Continue Reading Welcome to, Accessible Lecture Capture
Lecture Capture Access – grows in smaller spaces
Lecture Capture will appear in many more spaces from September 2020 – when most of the DALI learning spaces between 30 to 55 capacity will be lecture capture enabled. This is in addition to all spaces that are 60 plus. Overall we will have moved from 57 spaces in September 2019 to 100 spaces from…Continue Reading Lecture Capture Access – grows in smaller spaces
Calling all lecture capture users!
Last month we discussed two papers about lecture capture at the LEaDER Journal club and you can read a summary of the discussion on the journal club blog. One of the papers was by Emily Nordmann from the University of Glasgow who is working on a new study looking at attitudes to lecture recordings and…Continue Reading Calling all lecture capture users!
Educational Technology Workshops and Drop-Ins, January-April 2020
The full programe of Educational Technology workshops of drop-ins has been published and is now open for bookings. The team is offering a programme of workshops including: An introduction to Moodle for academics Moodle assignments: managing offline feedback and grading Managing online assessment using Turnitin Interpreting Turnitin similarity reports An introduction to lecture capture An…Continue Reading Educational Technology Workshops and Drop-Ins, January-April 2020
Growing Access To Lecture Capture – the GALA Project Launches
“Lecture capture is life changing. I took a course where the subject matter was really new to me. It was really late in the semester before I felt like the key concepts clicked. Lecture capture meant I could go back and watch lectures again, and get a better appreciation for the content that built on…Continue Reading Growing Access To Lecture Capture – the GALA Project Launches
50 % * of our teaching rooms in the University have been improved – with a new DALI teaching Pod
The Designing Active Learning Initiative (DALI) project, spent the Summer busily focussing on our fourth year of works, to deliver updated educational technology in 31 learning spaces, including 10 existing and 21 new spaces at Whiskin Street, in time for the start of the new academic year 2019/20. These improved spaces, now with DALI aligned teaching equipment, have been spread out…Continue Reading 50 % * of our teaching rooms in the University have been improved – with a new DALI teaching Pod
What are the key trends in technology enhanced learning across the UK HE sector?
Every two years the UCISA Digital Education Group survey UK Higher Education institutions on their use of technology enhanced learning (TEL). The Survey team includes City’s Head of Educational Technology, Julie Voce. The TEL Survey report has now been published; here are the highlights from the report with some reflection on activities at City: 1….Continue Reading What are the key trends in technology enhanced learning across the UK HE sector?
My First ALT Conference
Personal Reflection on my first ALT Conference: The 2018 Association of Learning Technologists conference was held in Manchester from 10-13 September, as it was both the first time I’ve attended and presented I was a little apprehensive about what to expect! What I found was a really warm welcome from the conference organisers and all…Continue Reading My First ALT Conference
Media and Learning Conference 2018 – Leuven, Belgium
As a grateful recipient of a UCISA DEC Bursary I was fortunate enough to travel to Leuven in Belgium for the Media and Learning Conference. This blog post is a reflection on the presentations and discussions. There was a lot of topics, formats, points of view and discussions that it is difficult to provide a…Continue Reading Media and Learning Conference 2018 – Leuven, Belgium