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Why lectures?

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A recent article on the BBC News website asks why lectures aren't obsolete. It seems strange that although research points to their ineffectiveness as a method of learning, lectures still figure predominantly in higher education. Some academics might argue that when faced with a large group of 150 or more students, the lecture is the only viable method. Unported License.

or not to lecture

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In my previous post I wrote that even though research shows lectures to be less than effective in helping students to learn, they still persist in higher education. The key question is: What can replace the lecture? Worse still, they may decide not to attend lectures at all. How can we promote better engagement with large groups in lecture theatres? Unported License.

7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures

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Check out 7 tips for creating video lectures on how to put together text, visuals and audio for the ultimate video lecturing experience. Creating video lectures these days is a piece of cake. Someone might argue that text is just a necessary evil in a video lecture, and you should be paying more attention to visuals and the tone of your voice. Happy video lecturing!

Reading: “Student use of recorded lectures”

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I am always on the lookout for resources and research that supports (or not – never let it be say that I’m not open minded) the use of an appropriate and considered implementation of lecture capture. Whist some will use it as an excuse to skip lectures (isn’t that their choice?) Are you in favour or against lecture capture, and why? Sources in Student Writing.

Seven Simple Secrets to Off-the-Shelf Course Success

After the course’s video lecture and practice. Seven Simple Secrets to. Off-the-Shelf Course Success. By Megan Torrance, CEO TorranceLearning. Off-the-shelf (OTS) courseware is a growing market attracting both customers and venture. capital. creating yet another course or scheduling yet another workshop. of learners. And OTS courseware won’t refer to company policies, address unique. You’re.

Lecture Capture: Pedagogy, policy and support #lborolc13

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Details: “Pedagogy, policy and support: taking lecture capture to the next level”. Hosted by Loughborough University with keynotes and sessions from leading users and supporters of lecture capture technology, the event was a good introduction to what experienced users are doing with he established technology, and how these enhancements are being vowed and used by students.

Different Types of Lecturers –Not all are Good–Which Inhabit Your Organization

Kapp Notes

People often like to compare game-based learning to lectures. Many people don’t realize there are also different types of lectures and most lecture types are not that good. In fact research has shown that while lectures are good for imparting factual knowledge, they are not that effective at imparting much more than facts. They want to know “which is better?”

Reading: “Students and recorded lectures: survey on current use and demands for higher education”

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I’ve been interested for quite a while now in the use of recorded ‘lectures’ (for want of a better word) in learning materials for distance learners. This paper, from the Research in Learning Technology journal should be of interest to anyone who is also looking into lecture capture. There is good data here from the students that ought to be considered by anyone contemplating the introduction of any system that would enable recording of lecture materials and it’s provision and supply to students. Do not like watching recorded lectures: 5.1%.

How ‘long’ is too ‘long’?

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Lecture capture. Lastly, let me cover the subject of lecture capture – I recognise the video approaches above are far higher quality of resource and enterprise that went in to creating them, but the above does not mean there isn’t a place for lecture capture in online and campus based courses because there is. What about case studies or mini-documentaries?

Top 6 Cameras for Video Lectures

iSpring Solutions

Picking the right recording gear is the lion’s share of the overall success in creating an effective video lecture. Shared. In this article, we will review cameras (webcams and camcorders) for close-up filming of an instructor’s head at an office desk, also called a talking head. Select a camera from $50 to $2,000 to make your e-Learning courses more engaging and personal. Read more ».

10 Ways You Can Use Video to Enhance Your Courses

Visual Lounge

Gone are the days when you could just record your 2-hour long lectures, and throw a syllabus onto your LMS. Record bite-size video lessons (ditch the loooonnnnng lectures). Instead of recording your full-length lecture, break it up into shorter videos. You can make videos on specific topics, sections, or other logical subsets of your lecture material. Great expectations.

Let’s get rid of the instructors!

E-Learning Provocateur

We live in an era where “training”, “lecture”, “course” and even “teaching” have become dirty words. To many L&D folks, these types of courses (there’s that word again) are mere replicas of the lectures and exams that they so despise. Ergo, xMOOCs are bad. When the learner is a novice. But the expert does. But oh no!

Less PPT Only; More Cool Interactive Tools Within Lectures

Bottom-Line Performance

Emerging Technology emerging trends and technologies instructor led training Training emerging technologies instructor-led training interactive lectures white paperThis is an excerpt from  Sharon Boller’s  newest white paper,  Learning Trends, Technologies and Opportunities. to enhance the experience and keep learners engaged. plethora of tools have emerged courtesy of mobile devices.

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Udemy for you and me

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Creating lectures, rearranging them and uploading the content is a dream. When I couldn’t figure out how to delete a lecture, for example, I found the solution via someone else who had raised a similar problem. Udemy assumes that the bulk of your course will be lectures. None of these things is a lecture, but they’re called one nonetheless. COUPON CODE.

Training: Create Video lectures for distance learning, MOOCs, Flipped Classrooms

Adobe Captivate

Topic: Create Video lectures for distance learning, MOOCs, Flipped Classrooms Date and time: 21st August 2014, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM PT Description: Join Dr. Allen Partridge for this practical session focused on how to create and package great video lectures for all your eLearning needs. Youll learn how to quickly and easily create professional […].

Don’t give it to me unless I can customise it

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Note how I use names of the companies rather than more generic tool names like VLE, audience response, lecture capture? eLearning ARS Blackboard Blog Box of Broadcasts Distance Learning Echo360 EDCMOOC Facebook Future Kindle Learning Technology Lecture Lego LinkedIn Mini Cooper Mobile Learning MOOC ocTEL OpenBadgesMOOC Personal Learning PGCert PLN Smart Phone Social Learning Tablet Time-Constrained Paper TurningPoint Twitter VLE Wiki WordPress ZX SpectrumMy first car was a 1993 Rover Mini Cooper 1.3i, in British Racing Green (obviously). Months? Years?).

Interview with Peter Reed, #EdTechBook chapter author

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In this third post I talk to Peter Reed, Lecturer (Learning Technology) at the University of Liverpool. EdTechBook BackPack BYOD4L Digital Footprint Digital Identity Digital Literacy EdTech Education Technology Educational Technology Evernote Learning Technologist Learning Technology Lecture Peter Reed VLE DH – Hi Peter. PR: Massively. PR – I think ‘persistence’.

Designing according to cognitive theory of multimedia design on one place

Edynco

Instructional design bite-sized chunking information cognitive theory e-learning instructional design learning map micro lecture Since I’ve begun to flirt with instructional design years ago, I was faced with several theories about how e-learning content should be prepared to assure that the learners get the most out of it. Enjoy the following Learning map. References: Colvin Clark, R.

How did I create an online course with Learning maps?

Edynco

My next task was to produce specific short video lectures, to explain some basic information about the topics to the students. used integrated Micro lecture recorder in Edynco which enabled me to record a lecture on the basis of my power point slides. An example of a slide in Micro lecture recorder. Each lesson I divided into topics, which had single learning objective.

5 survival tips for new university students

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Here are five key things to remember: 1) Lectures. When you're there, don't look as though you're bored in lectures and seminars (even if you are). Not all lectures are engaging - even though they should be! - but every session has been designed to give you the best chance to get good grades in your assignments and exams. Everything will be new. You may feel a bit lost.

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eLecture (cartoon)

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Presentation: “Creative Commons: What every Educator needs to know” eLearning Cartoon Echo360 LectureImage source: sandraschoen on Flickr. Related posts: Infographic: Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs & the Social Media that Fulfill ‘Em. Creative Commons explained (video).

Introducing TechSmith Relay: A new enterprise video solution

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This means having access to recordings of meetings or lectures – as well as the ability to record, share, and collaborate with your entire department, class, or organization. News & Events Camtasia Relay lecture capture Release techsmith relay We make products that make visual communication a little easier – both to create and consume. Today is no exception.

Nobel Laureate Science and Engineering Lectures

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Honeywell sponsors and hosts some great Nobel Laureate Science and Engineering Lectures via their HoneywellEvents YouTube Channel. You will also find recent lectures posted via H oneywellEvents on these topics.  If these lectures are of interest, Honeywell also has a service dedicated to science and engineering , including these Nobel lectures. eLearning Web/Tech

The classroom option you should not ignore

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blended learning class classroom content delivery education expert flipped classroom ILT instructivism instructor-led lecture no classroom novice objectivism teaching video virtual classes virtual classroom webinarI’m sure you know the feeling. But whether it be due to politeness, shyness, peer pressure, or a sense of obligation, you remained bolted to your seat until the bitter end.

Online Academy Helps to Keep Lectures Where They Belong: Out of.

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Social Learning Blog Training and Performance Improvement in the Real World Home About Bios Subscribe to RSS Online Academy Helps to Keep Lectures Where They Belong: Out of the Classroom by Jon on March 21, 2011 in Classroom Learning , Video , blended learning Where do the most innovate ideas in learning come from?   Now, there’s a third possible answer:  Khan Academy.  Blog this!

Learners as producers

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For the longest time teachers and lecturers have held the monopoly on the production of academic content. producer Technology learners personal learning lecture school UGC university education roles user generated content learning content Many are prolific and proficient in producing blogs, podcasts, videos and photos for sharing on the web. What are the implications of this trend?

5 Awesome Tools to Engage & Gamify Talks

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TODAYSMEET TodaysMeet is a great online backchannel tool to encourage discussions and Q&A sessions during lectures, talks, panel discussions, meetings, and so on. learning Flipped_classroom gamification learning lectures Social_Media trainingThis is the biggest moment of your career. some are chatting, and even worse some are even leaving the hall. What went wrong? TodaysMeet 2.

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The classroom option you should not ignore

E-Learning Provocateur

blended learning class classroom content delivery education expert flipped classroom ILT instructivism instructor-led lecture no classroom novice objectivism teaching video virtual classes virtual classroom webinarI’m sure you know the feeling. But whether it be due to politeness, shyness, peer pressure, or a sense of obligation, you remained bolted to your seat until the bitter end.

Training: Sharp video lectures, sharper analytics ??? Be an A-list Educator!

Adobe Captivate

Topic: Sharp video lectures, sharper analytics  Be an A-list Educator! Date and time: 9th October 2014, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM PT Description: Join Dr. Allen Partridge for this practical session focused on how to create and package great video lectures for all your eLearning needs. Youll learn how to quickly and easily create […]. Adobe Presenter Community Conferences and events Documentation eLearning Suite eLearning this week How do I.

Reflection on the ‘eLearning and Digital Cultures’ MOOC, Wk.3 #edcmooc

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eLearning MOOC Active Learner art Course Design Coursera Digital Artifact Discussion Discussion Board Distance Learning Echo360 EDCMOOC EdTech iPad Lecture Online Course Skype Technology University University 2.0Week three and into ‘block 2′ of the five week Coursera / University of Edinburgh  MOOC: ‘eLearning and Digital Cultures’. are popular, and will remain so. link]. link].

The Secret Recipe to Delivering World Class Lectures

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Think of 'World Class' in this context as delivering exceptional or inspiring lectures, talks, presentations, etc. Secondly, you might argue that we should get rid of lecturing all together to revive University learning to be relevant to the world beyond, as its' learning effectiveness is being questioned by many. Let's just tackle the lecture for now. Why wait? Extend List.

eSeminar: Practical Uses for Adobe Presenter 8: Part 1: Video Lecture Capture & Knowledge Sharing

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Practical Uses for Adobe Presenter 8: Part 1: Video Lecture Capture & Knowledge Sharing October 10, 2012 10:00 AM US Pacific REGISTER: [link] Join Dr. Allen Partridge, Adobe eLearning Evangelist for a practical discussion and demonstration of basic uses of Adobe Presenter 8 Video Creator for knowledge sharing and lecture capture. Learn why Adobe Presenter [.]. Adobe Presenter Community Conferences and events eLearning Suite How do I. Rapid Authoring "Elearning authoring tools" "Screen capture software" Adobe Presenter 8

Year in Review / 2013

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July 2013: Reading: “Student use of recorded lectures”. Welcome to a final few thoughts on and about 2013: what did I do, what did I read, what did I achieve, what did I miss, what did I not do … you get the picture. May 2013). Several years in the making I finally completed my CMALT portfolio and submitted it and gained my CMALT accreditation (November 2013). What about you?

Move Aside TEDx, Here Comes The Learning Innovation Talks (LIT)!

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lectures teaching and learning Conference LIT OER/FREEAlright, we should not talk big before things happen, but sometimes in life you get that feeling. THIS IS GOING TO WORK!" ORIGIN Somehow, I got that feeling when I joined ' iPTA-iPad (& Tablets) for Academicians ' Facebook group (invited by the electrifying Prof. Karim ). Within a short period, the TEDx idea was history. Welcome to.

No Lecture Webinars

Experiencing eLearning

These are my live blogged notes from the webinar How to Create No Lecture Webinars by Ray Jimenez , presented through Training Magazine Network. Sent a survey in advance, including a question asking for ideas on how to stop lecturing in webinars. The lecture in webinars is Medusa. “A lecture is an answer looking for a question. My side comments in italics. Relate.

Opening Pandora's box

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It started off in sedate style a few years ago, when several students began to ask if they could audio record my lectures and seminars to play back later. Next came the introduction of the lecture capture tools, video and audio as well as the ability to synchronise these in sequence with slides. All of these can be seen as positive spin offs of lecture capture.

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