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. The third concerns the nature of the lecture itself.

7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures

eLearning Brothers

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. You might want to take your lecture to the next level and turn it into a dialogue.

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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.

Random Thoughts on Passive Learning and Lectures

Kapp Notes

The study of 225 studies stated that undergraduate students in classes with traditional stand-and-deliver lectures are 1.5 Lectures can be effective for conveying information – but not more so than a whole range of other methods, including independent study of textbooks.

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.

The Complete Guide to Lecture Capture

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What is lecture capture? Lecture capture is the process of recording classroom lectures as videos, and making them available for students to review after the class.”. Lecture capture solutions take on many forms depending on how each individual intends to use them.

Five Benefits of Lecture Capture

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To deliver effective content, many instructors are turning to video lecture content to share learning materials without having to be directly in the classroom. So why use lecture capture? Below are five benefits of lecture capture: 1.

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. lecturers to an inventor and then validated by direct observation.

Your Brain Prefers Interactive Stories: Not Lectures

Vignettes Learning

Why do we snooze when we are lectured at and why do we perk up when we are watching a story unfold? In the previous installments we talked about the different learner types as well as the elements of an effective interactive story that positively impact each kind of learner.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Creating Interactive Videos from Really Boring Talking Heads, Lectures and Demo Videos

Vignettes Learning

How does the world of video abundance impact the way we learn? We live in a world of so much abundance in terms of videos, whether it be corporate training or personal videos.

What I miss and what I don't

Learning with e's

Lecturing at a university can appear glamorous. Standing in front of large groups of undergraduates to give a lecture, or running a seminar for a small group of students looks fun, and usually it is. To have any worth, lecturers need to publish in the 'right kind' of academic journals.

Udemy for you and me

E-Learning Provocateur

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.

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.

The New 508 Compliance Rule – What it Means for Video in Higher Ed

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The most recent rules apply to information and communications technology (ICT), which include lecture videos, websites, learning management systems (LMS), social media, digital documents, and more. All video lectures need closed captions.

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! -

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.

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.

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

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

Adobe Captivate

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.

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.

10 Ways You Can Use Video to Enhance Your Digital Learning Content

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 long lectures). Instead of recording your full-length lecture, break it up into shorter videos.

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

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

Dashe & Thomson

This YouTube-based learning environment was founded in 2004 by former Boston hedge-fund manager Salman Khan, and today contains more than 2,200 lectures on more than 100 topics (mostly math related). The eLearning modules act as the “lecture”, which learners do on their own time.

Space exploration

Learning with e's

The newspaper covered the 'demise' of the university lecture theatre. The news created a small stir on social media, with several educators opining about what they thought of lecture theatres, their place in universities, technology, and teaching and learning in general.

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.

Physics Lectures

Tony Karrer

I had seen these physics lectures before, but I was reminded via Stephen Downes and the NY Times article about professor Lewin's lectures and was telling someone about them just the other day. You can find his lectures on: ocw.mit.edu , including electrostatics , mechanics , vibrations and waves. If you can't sit still for a whole lecture, then you can find a few of them on YouTube - see form of a battery.

Guest post: Perfecting Your Video Lectures – 3 Quick Tips

eFront

Video lectures are essential in the elearning world. But not all lecture videos are the same. Just like when giving a lecture with a live audience, you want to properly transition your students to the day’s lesson.

Opening Pandora's box

Learning with e's

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. Soon students were tweeting the highlights and soundbites of lectures, and now they are liveblogging entire sessions from start to finish.

The Complete Guide to Lecture Capture

Visual Lounge

What is lecture capture? Lecture capture is the process of recording classroom lectures as videos, and making them available for students to review after the class.”. Lecture capture solutions take on many forms depending on how each individual intends to use them.

10 Ted Talks That Will Help You to Make ELearning Meet Modern Learners’ Needs

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Recent Bersin by Deloitte research on changes transforming learners’ needs inspired us to share with you informative TED lectures that will help you to make your eLearning project satisfy modern learners’ needs and be appealing to society and market changes.