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.
Presentations from the 2015 OpenCast Conference (held on 25th to 27th of March 2015 at The University of Manchester) are now available on YouTube. Just to name a few: Professor Richard J. Reece, (Associate Vice President for Teaching, Learning and Students, University of Manchester) talks about some of the technological and cultural difficulties in the wide-scale adoption of lecture capture technology over a comparatively short space of time in his University. Paul Pettit (University of Sussex), talks about ease of use for all: lecturers, students and sysadmins. For more interesting presentations check out the YouTube channel of the OpenCast 2015…Continue
Coming up this Thursday 9 April (14:30 CET), the new M&L webinar “Exploring different video formats in MOOCs” will illustrate how videos are used in Massive Open Online Courses and which characteristics and design a video content should have to be effective in a MOOC.
In recent years, MOOCs have enjoyed one of the fastest uptakes ever seen in higher education, and some consider them as a very intriguing alternative to more the traditional lecture-based instruction. The most effective MOOCs make creative use of a variety of educational strategies and frequently use multimedia to demonstrate complex subjects.
Fourth of the year, this one-hour M&L webinar will highlight the use of videos in MOOCs and how to improve their value and format. Specifically, participants will…Continue
This Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) is designed for teachers who want to design a course or want to redesign an existing course and want to alternate online learning with face-to-face meetings. During this MOOC we analyze different examples of blended learning. In addition, you are able to work on an extra assignment in which you are developing a design of a course that makes effective and attractive use of internet technology.
The duration of the MOOC is seven weeks. The subjects to be covered are testing, assessment and feedback; communication and collaborative learning; communication and individual learning; and the development of content, of course all using internet technology.
Every study task consists of assignments that you share…Continue
Coming up this Thursday 12 March (15:00 CET), the new M&L webinar “Defining the market: trends for
products and interactivity” will focus on the question: how is the use of video in education evolving and what trends should we expect for the near future?
Third of the year, this new M&L webinar will outline the observable aspects of the educational use of video and those that are most probable to take place and that will be more significant. Specifically, we will hear from two individuals immersed in the field: Michal Tsur from Kaltura and Matthew McCurdy from Sonic Foundry. …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