Tag Archives: Multimedia

Jane Tryrell and David Snell opened their presentation with a spotlight on teaching video, which featured teachers talking about how they feel students learn. They also shared a flyer, which comprise the online tools they have developed for staff at … Continue reading

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Untangling notions of flipped classrooms

Having done a wee bit more research around the Flipped classroom that centre around videos, I found this rather thought-provoking blog post by Jackie Gerstein entitled Flipped classroom full picture: An example lesson Jackie quotes Harvard Professor Chris Dede (Global Education 2011 … Continue reading

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Inspiration, skills, and feedback via video: Introducing Russell Stannard

Have you come across Russell Stannard? He has been doing some really interesting things around recording video feedback for students, as well as creating (free) videos for teacher professional development. It is well worth checking him out, especially if you teach … Continue reading

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The proof of the pudding: Students using social media in class improve contributions, comprehension and literacy

Image source by Nomad Saleh Often the question arises – should mobile devices be banned from classrooms? I guess for many teachers it it the proof of the pudding that answers that question – much better than someone ‘telling’ them … Continue reading

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A possible starting point for thinking about designing online courses

Image by hazelowendmc via FlickrThis presentation has been designed as a starting point for anyone thinking about online learning. It’s a very brief overview that looks at some of the outcomes and interactions that might be desired, along with a … Continue reading

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Reading deeply: A Sociocultural approach to an audio-visual ‘text’

[blip.tv ?posts_id=4505050&dest=83164] This activity is designed to develop students critical reading of text, in this case of a cultural, audio-visual text. Alternatively, a traditional, printed text could be used. However, the texts students need to read are becoming increasingly complex … Continue reading

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Understanding the Digital Generation

A lively, entertaining presentation given at uLearn by Lee Crocket – a man after my own heart who believes in really visual presentations :-)!! Well worth watching if you are wondering if learners of today are “wired differently”. The description … Continue reading

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Make your Moodle visual

Image via WikipediaThis is a short video that shows you how to link to activities created in Moodle as well as external sites, in a Moodle book plugin. It also shows you how to create very visual home pages in … Continue reading

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