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Visions, values and video streaming

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The presentations will be live streamed to the web, so that you can also participate from wherever you are in the world. Photo by Jimmy Rehak on Wikimedia Commons Visions, values and video streaming by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 There are two ways you can join in. Unported License.

Streaming learning events

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We are live streaming all of the keynote lectures for the next few weeks for our Visions and Values module - with a focus on educational philosophy, theory and practice. The next lecture in the series will be tomorrow, at 1600 BST (GMT +1) when our speakers will be Kelly Davis (One size fits all - or does it?) The YouTube link for tomorrow's learning event is here.

How ‘long’ is too ‘long’?

Dont Waste Your Time

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?

The Vanishing Art of Lecturing (Prof. K. Ramnarayan)

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PURPOSE OF A LECTURE? Ramnarayan (Vice Chancellor of Manipal University ) conducted an inspiring lecture entitled ' The Vanishing Art of Lecturing ' at the International Medical University (IMU), Bukit Jalil (Main Campus). Click here , to discover and enjoy IMU's inspiring e-Learning stream on Facebook :). Inspire Influence Inform On the 24th May 2010, Prof. K.

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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#icel5 Learning Stream, Here I Come! Who Cares!

ZaidLearn

and invite others to join this intelligent collaborative and connective learning sharing stream. So, if you are there, and going to Twitter your own little twitter learning stream, let's join forces and have some fun with #icel5. University Learning Series lectures Papers Fun teaching and learning Twitter Conference OER/FREE learning skillsBut, wait a minute! What do you think?

#icel5 Learning Stream, Here I Come! Who Cares!

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and invite others to join this intelligent collaborative and connective learning sharing stream. So, if you are there, and going to Twitter your own little twitter learning stream, let's join forces and have some fun with #icel5. Tags: University Learning Series lectures Papers Fun teaching and learning Twitter Conference OER/FREE learning skills But, wait a minute!

The Vanishing Art of Lecturing (Prof. K. Ramnarayan)

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PURPOSE OF A LECTURE? Ramnarayan (Vice Chancellor of Manipal University ) conducted an inspiring lecture entitled ' The Vanishing Art of Lecturing ' at the International Medical University (IMU), Bukit Jalil (Main Campus). Click here , to discover and enjoy IMU's inspiring e-Learning stream on Facebook :). videos lectures teaching and learning OER/FREE IMU

WGBH Forum Network (Free Public Lectures!)

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The WGBH Forum Network is an audio and video streaming Website dedicated to curating and serving live and on-demand lectures given by some of the world's foremost scholars, authors, artists, scientists, policy makers and community leaders. Simply a gold mine of lectures too good to be true (but true!) :). Link to WGBH Forum Network WHAT? JUICE? OER/FREE

WGBH Forum Network (Free Public Lectures!)

ZaidLearn

The WGBH Forum Network is an audio and video streaming Website dedicated to curating and serving live and on-demand lectures given by some of the world's foremost scholars, authors, artists, scientists, policy makers and community leaders. Simply a gold mine of lectures too good to be true (but true!) :). Link to WGBH Forum Network WHAT? JUICE?

7 Ed-Tech Tools You Can Use Today

LearnDash

There are pre-recorded lectures, interactive exercises, and live lesson screencasts. 2. You can find pre-recorded lectures, live stream video lectures, interactive quizzes, and screencasts. 7. There are an abundance of education technology tools available today, it may be unclear as to which is best. While You may have heard of most of these, but others may surprise you.

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What Will eLearning Look Like in the Year 2066?

eLearning Brothers

Thanks to technology, we can capture another person’s knowledge by digitally storing a lecturestreaming a live class or workshop around the world…recording and delivering a podcast to anyone with a smartphone. I grew up watching re-runs of a popular cartoon called The Jetsons. If you haven’t watched ever watched it, you should check out an episode. Vacuums that were robots?

Question Time!

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Education lecturers Kelly Davis, Phil Selbie, Miles Opie, James Bettany and Kath Vineer all featured, taking the stage to field questions about education, testing, curriculum, philosophy and politics. The entire 2 hours debate was live streamed on the web, and the result can be seen below on the Visions and Values YouTube channel. Unported License.

Fewer Full-Sized Courses. More learning snacks, ePubs, Videos, and Reference Tools

Bottom-Line Performance

Lectures get recorded and learners consume those lectures in their own time and perhaps in small chunks. Last fall, I took a course on Gamification (along with 81,000 others!), and did the following: Listened to 11 lectures ranging in length from 3:27 to 14:37 with the average length appearing to be about 10 minutes. The flipped classroom is one obvious example of this. ePubs.

LearnOutLoud.com - Free Audio Books, Lectures and Speeches!

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Most audio titles can be downloaded in digital formats such as MP3 and most video titles are available to stream online. Link to LearnOutLoud.com Free Stuff Reference - Learn Out Loud (Wynn Williamson) WHAT? LearnOutLoud.com is a one-stop destination for audio and video learning. Its' collection allows you to browse over 15,000 educational audio books, MP3 downloads, podcasts, and videos. JUICE? As ZaidLearn is really about discovering, exploring, and reflecting free and/or open educational resources and tools, my interest on this site is only for the FREE STUFF. podcasts OER/FREE

LearnOutLoud.com - Free Audio Books, Lectures and Speeches!

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Most audio titles can be downloaded in digital formats such as MP3 and most video titles are available to stream online. Link to LearnOutLoud.com Free Stuff Reference - Learn Out Loud (Wynn Williamson) WHAT? LearnOutLoud.com is a one-stop destination for audio and video learning. Its' collection allows you to browse over 15,000 educational audio books, MP3 downloads, podcasts, and videos. JUICE? As ZaidLearn is really about discovering, exploring, and reflecting free and/or open educational resources and tools, my interest on this site is only for the FREE STUFF.

Why Your Employees Get Frustrated With eLearning (and How to Fix It!)

eLearning Brothers

Sitting through lectures, videos, and PowerPoint presentations that do nothing but unload an endless stream of dry facts on a passive listener is not likely to encourage any kind of long-term learning. Creating courses for your employees is now easier than ever thanks to technology. flat introduction that fails to hook their attention. Boring content that puts people to sleep.

Does blended learning increase student results? Yes, a case from the Tilburg University

Ignatia Webs

it worked, after embedding web-lectures, web-excercises and video's into his lectures, an additional 15% of the students passed their exams. joking, sorry nephew of mine*) They tried out several strategies and looked at the results First strategy : record everything and stream it. Tried to find some lecture content, but could not find it.

Top 10 eLearning Resources You May Not Have Thought Of

eLearning Brothers

With VIDIZMO Streaming Media Products, you can create SCORM-compliant interactive presentations for corporate communication, learning, training, and workforce development. The “Lecture Capture” feature enables you to schedule and record live classrooms. Guest post by Robert Morris. The upswing of the eLearning industry is showing no signs of slowing down. Xerte. Audacity.

LectureShare (Share Your Lecture Notes to the World)

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URL: [link] In a Nutshell "LectureShare lets instructors make lecture noters, audio, and video available to their students - or the world - quickly and easily.LectureShare is about removing communication barriers in learning by providing easy sharing for course materials." Is it Really Free? Students Stay organized with course materials and announcements for all of your classes is gathered in a single location Beyond text—enjoy streaming audio and video content along with text and files Keep track your way: e-mail, RSS (coming soon) , or SMS. That is what they say! Yummy Stuff?

LectureShare (Share Your Lecture Notes to the World)

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URL: [link] In a Nutshell "LectureShare lets instructors make lecture noters, audio, and video available to their students - or the world - quickly and easily.LectureShare is about removing communication barriers in learning by providing easy sharing for course materials." Is it Really Free? Students Stay organized with course materials and announcements for all of your classes is gathered in a single location Beyond text—enjoy streaming audio and video content along with text and files Keep track your way: e-mail, RSS (coming soon) , or SMS. That is what they say! Yummy Stuff?

Guest Post: 5 Effective Ways of Maximizing Mobile Tech In Learning Pursuits

Kapp Notes

They practically use it for eLearning by conducting online searches, visiting virtual libraries, streaming media contents, and purchasing ebooks. Basically, it’s an uploaded recording of lectures and discussions from a pool of experts in various fields of expertise. Thanks Jenni for agreeing to post some of your thoughts on mobile tech and learning. Photo courtesy of Verizon Wireless.

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eLearning Tech and Trends for 2015

eLearning Chef

Use of video to deliver eLearning will surge due to improved tools, increased bandwidth at less cost, more self-production capabilities, and a strong implementation of video streaming services. The ideal methods of implementing and delivering video for such purposes should be further refined in the coming year. I see a big move to backend streaming implementations, whether implemented by institution/company or larger use of third-party sites like YouTube and Vimeo. SCORM, xAPI, LTI, CMI-5. SCORM will continue to be popular, it’s still far too entrenched. Anything can be tracked?

Yale's Online Course Initiative

Kapp Notes

As the press release stated: The project, called “Open Yale Courses,” presents unique access to the full content of a selection of college-level courses and makes them available in various formats, including downloadable and streaming video, audio only and searchable transcripts of each lecture. Complete courses with audio and video from each class session within the course.

Reflections of a mooc unvirgin

E-Learning Provocateur

Not only were the content streams logically sequenced and accessible in advance, but the administrative aspects of the course were outlined under a dedicated “what, where, how and when” page. Each topic included an introduction covering the central concepts, plus a resources page comprising several video clips (not of lectures, but of creative works) and readings. Vomit.

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(almost) Everything about video for learning professionals

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

For this blog I suffice to say that you can screencast (make a movie of your computer screen), on-the-fly videos (amateur quality with iphone, ipad or simple camera), professional videos, web lectures and live stream (let online follow a meeting by people who are not there). January was our #videoleren theme on Twitter with the Ennuonline twitter tips. Tie a tie? Questions.

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The Age of Bite-sized Learning: What is It and Why It Works

SHIFT eLearning

They''re inundated with data coming from various devices, with messages on different chat apps, with a stream of social statuses. There''s too much data being dumped, in addition to long lectures they''re compelled to attend. No more lengthy lectures. For many eLearning professionals, bite-sized has always been the right size. They''ll surely come back for more.

The 7 most important LMS features to support Synchronous Learning

eFront

If you need to replicate traditional classroom based lectures on an e-learning environment, a webcast is the ideal solution. You can setup one with minimal equipment (a webcam/mike, a network connection and the relevant software), and have your teachers broadcast their lectures to hundreds or even thousands of students at the same time. hours) to finish them. Best practices

Why Your Existing E-Learning is Failing, and How MOOCs Can Help

Your Training Edge

learning is attributed with being more engaging than listening to (or sleeping through) a lecture, but clicking Next-Next-Next on a PowerPoint presentation isnt exactly a cognitive challenge. videos, social media streams), and educational technology companies are working to make all aspects of the courses available for mobile. Getting bored with the courses (38%).

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Successful Online Learning: How One Professor Uses Camtasia for Her Online Classes

Visual Lounge

Posting lecture notes or ‘talking head’ videos just doesn’t do it. Camtasia allows us to create robust, engaging content to share or stream.”. Online courses are nothing new, but the way some professors are approaching them has made a huge impact on distance learning retention and engagement. Reaching students online can be difficult, especially when they’re across the country.

Using Twitter to Transform the Classroom!

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What a wonderful learning stream that would be. Here we go: Using Twitter to Amplify Connective Learning and Sharing at ICEL 2010 Join the #moodlewish Twitter Stream! If it becomes really active, it will evolve into one enriching and inspiring learning stream (e.g. Lecturer's love to ask students, "Do you understand? All students (and lecturers' of course!) Right?

How to Make Better eLearning Videos

360 Training

360training Learning Content Management (LCMS)  offers streaming video download (MP4 format) that allows users to upload larger files. Video transcripts can be used as lecture notes that the student can refer to afterwards. Learning is challenging nowadays. Modern learners are busy and distracted, surrounded with different gadgets, living in an age of information overload. They have an access of knowledge where everything can be searched and researched within seconds. All these factors have influenced the way learners learn, making teaching more challenging than ever. How-to’s.

LN 04 - Use Padlet to Break the Ice, Brainstorm, Share ideas and Have Fun!

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You can change your layout to ''Stream'' to view group discussions more structured (linear chat like format, with time-stamps of when someone commented). Q&A sessions before/during/after a lecture or class. Group Discussion Use Padlet for a group discussion before/during/after a lecture (or class). PADLET? Simple, yet powerful. Page reloads is history. FOR LEARNING?

Transform your PowerPoint into a PowerCast using Camtasia!

Visual Lounge

For example, online resources, such as TeacherTube, Khan Academy, and YouTube provide thousands of streaming educational video clips for teachers to use in their lessons. Today’s guest blogger is Michael F. Ruffini, Ed.D.! Michael is a Professor of Educational Technology at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania. Because video is so ubiquitous, it is an invaluable educational tool.

Flipping Over Teaching and Learning with Technology

Visual Lounge

Over the past three years or so, screencasting and lecture capture technology have become a hot topic in education. Converting lectures to digital assets. Published in the Journal of Economic Education in 2000, they proposed that moving lectures out of the classroom could appeal to a broader range of learning styles. Guest post by Steve Salik, Ph.D. The jury is still out.

The e-Learning Pearls of Qassim College of Medicine!

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Number of resources is 2300 lectures (Not bad!) Three complete sets of clinical exams available online either for download or streaming. dedicated video streaming site for training videos. Their mobile learning portal enables every student to access his lectures and learning materials anytime. More than two million hits monthly (Only 749 registered users.

3 Ways to Use Adobe Connect

Integrated Learnings

It's video streaming and sharing capabilities are a step above the competition allowing presenters to push out video and pause video in the same spot for all partipants. Lectures and Webinars. When there is a large number of participants and audience interaction is not a priority, Adobe Connect works well for these lectures and webinars. During a presentation, presenters may want to poll participants to guide the topics covered in the lecture. There are two roles Adobe Connect provides for teaming up on lectures and webinars. by Jonathan Shoaf.

The world is your classroom

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Most teachers though, usually find themselves trapped within the four walls of the classroom or lecture hall for much of their working week. I want to inspire you to reach farther. Most teachers are limited to their classroom, or to the environment within which they and their students can interact. And yet with the new social media tools, we can all be worldwide educators. Unported License.

Learning and the Changing Workplace – Part 1

Tom Spiglanin

Meanwhile, corporate executives and others outside the L&D role are increasingly aware that alternatives to lecture-based instruction abound, and they expect changes. Along with that move, organizations will also likely deploy activity streams and other social constructs to stimulate cooperative and collaborative work within the organization. It seems nothing much has changed.

This Week on #BLPLearn: Pushing Your Luck, Teaching With Games, and Hiring Weirdos

Bottom-Line Performance

We all sail in a stream of ideas, ideas that are the examples and stories of the peers who surround us; exposure to this stream shapes our habits and beliefs. We can resist the flow if we try, and even choose to row to another stream, but most of our behavior is shaped by the ideas we are exposed to. Check back every Thursday. JOIN IN THE FUN. THIS WEEK’S ARTICLES. Ludology.

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Meet Dan Spencer - Using Screencasts Effectively in the Classroom

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Dan uses Camtasia for Mac in his classroom to create screencasts of his lectures and then he loads them onto iPod Touches so his students can learn the material at a pace that works for them. Plus he'll share how "flipped" his classroom around so the screencast lectures became homework and he could be available for his students when they needed his help the most during class.

Interview with Sharon Flynn, #EdTechBook chapter author

Dont Waste Your Time

Others dip in and out, visitors to the the stream. And then there is a core group who become residents, who I meet on a regular basis in my stream, who will DM rather than email, and who are now part of each other’s PLN. As part of a series of posts, I will be talking to authors of The Really Useful #EdTechBook about their work, experiences, and contribution to the book.

Inspired

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They are developing an innovative pedagogy by working to enable trainee teachers to develop their own sustainable network of professional development and the confidence to draw the best of their contacts into lectures and seminars, to enhance their own student experience. They have opened my eyes to the world of teaching in a way that no other lecturers have been able to do.

10 Ways To Learn In 2010

The eLearning Coach

Imagine a great lecture with no tests, papers or deadlines. Check out UC Berkeley Webcasts , which has a mix of video and audio lectures and MIT’s Open Courseware , which consists of PDF lecture notes and some multimedia presentations. OpenLearn has a Learning Space with lecture notes and discussion forums. There are so many cool ways to learn online now. Buzz up!

Content creation tools for e-learning

eFront

If you want to stream lectures in real time or have 1-to-1 conversations with your students, you’ll need to invest in a web camera. In the previous post in this mini-series we investigated the various LMS deployment options (cloud, hosted, self-hosted) as well as the necessary tools, services and software you’ll need to setup your own e-learning solution. Or maybe not ?