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.
Under the conference theme "Defining Best Practice of Audio Visual Content in Academia" the Opencast Conference organisers have published the conference agenda.
On 25-27 March the 2015 Opencast conference will be hosted at the University of Manchester. 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…Continue
“2014 has been a busy year for Opencast contributors (with the latest releases of Matterhorn 1.5 and 1.6).and with the planned release of Matterhorn 2.0, the pace is set to continue” says Andrew Wasklewicz, Co-Founder and CEO of Entwine in the company’s latest newsletter.
He refers to the development of the new administrative user interface and the Theodul Pass HTML5 Video Player (developed in various collaborations between Entwine, ETH Zurich, SWITCH, University of Manchester and University of Osnabrück). He continues “…these contributions will result in a complete rewrite from the ground up and will encompass many modern technologies and frameworks such as AngularJS, Jasmine, Jshint, Less, Grunt and Karma and will enable the Opencast community to further expand the functionality of…
On Thursday 5 February the M&L Association SIG on Lecture Capture & Video Use in HE will organise another webinar this time on "the creation of videos to support students’ learning".Videos are increasingly being used to support student learning with students either viewing videos or participating in the production of videos as part of their studies. This webinar will showcase two case studies from different parts in Europe (Finland & UK), where video is used to support, improve and activate students' learning. The webinar will focus on the key question of: how are university-level students & teachers currently using and producing videos to support their subject area? …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