REC:all is transnational learning technology project supported by the European Commission under the Life Long Learning Programme, it aims to explore new ways in which lecture capture can become more pedagogically valuable and engaging, and is investigating a variety of learning design, technical and legal issues.
The Opencast community is a collaboration of individuals, higher education institutions and organizations working together to develop, define and document best practices for management of audiovisual content in academia. The community develops its own open source lecture capture and video management system, and shares experiences with existing technologies as well as identifying future approaches and requirements. The community seeks broad participation in this important and dynamic domain, to allow members to share expertise and experience and collaborate in related projects.
For the Opencast community summit from March 25th to 27th 2015 at University of Manchester you are invited to submit a presentation proposal and to attend this conference in order to share your projects and experiences in the field of educational video on one of the following topics:
On 4 December 2014, 15:00-16:00 CET (Register here), a new Media & Learning webinar will be held, this time on "Questioning the value of video in Higher Education". In this webinar Jörn Loviscach and Rob Higson, both speakers at last Media & Learning Conference in Brussels, will show you how they make innovative use of video at their university to activate the learning process. We will discuss some of the following questions: Why and how do explanation videos work? And do they? What about personal feedback videos made by teachers on students’ work? And in broader terms: what is the added value of video in Higher…Continue
The pre-conference workshop Get in the Picture: Innovative Use of Video in Higher Education was held on 19 November and brought together over 60 people from 15 countries, to discuss best use of video in Higher Education. The day was kicked off by two interesting keynotes from Jack Koumi on Potent Pedagogic Roles for Video, where he showed his framework with many different possible uses of video in the classroom, followed by Zac Woolfitt making a clear statement already in his first slide: Video Teaching: An essential skill for lecturers in the 21st Century. The rest of the day was packed with sessions showcasing different good practices of video use in universities in Ireland, Norway, the Netherlands, the UK and France.…Continue
Missed the M&L webinar last week? The recording is now available:
This webinar, titled 4G pilot "Historical Amsterdam", discover the city with mobile devices with Nynke Bos from the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands and Irmgard van Koningsbruggen from VU Amsterdam, the Netherlands discussed a pilot done at the UvA & VU where students used Ipads and other mobile devices to get online access to different media, which they could use to get a better understanding of the couse content (history/architecture/archeology)
This webinar was held on 6 november 2014, with support of the Media & Learning…Continue
Discussion on future of lecture capture technologyfollow-up on the REC:all webinar held on 18 December 2013 with Abton Bollen from TechSmith, JJ van Delsen from Panopto and Andy Wasklewicz from…Continue