LectureTools in use

I’ve previously posted about LectureTools, an online alternative to electronic voting systems such as Turning Point which use dedicated ‘clickers’. We currently have a site licence for LectureTools on a trial basis. The company, spun out of the University of Michigan, is now owned by Echo360 which provides the hardware and software behind our ReVIEWRead more

ReVIEW usage doubles

We know that students want to see more use of the ReVIEW lecture capture system campus-wide – this message is coming back loud and clear from the LSU Executive and surveys such as the Facilities Management teaching and learning space survey back in May. The demand is being reflected in increasing take-up by academic colleagues.Read more

New lecture capture checklist for tutors

As the University considers a step-change in its strategy around lecture capture, the Jisc Legal service have very helpfully published a new checklist aimed at tutors covering the questions you consider around copyright and othe IPR issues before embarking on recording your lectures. We’ll adapt this and build this into the support resources we giveRead more

ReVIEW reaches 2000 capture milestone

Three years after it was first piloted, our ReVIEW campus lecture capture service has reached the milestone of 2000 captured lectures on the system, equating to over 4000 hours of content. My thanks go to colleagues in Teaching Support and IT Services for the great effort they have put into implementing and supporting this technically complexRead more

Introduction to ReVIEW

If you’ve been contemplating giving lecture capture a go, you might be interested to know that we run regular ‘Introduction to ReVIEW’ staff development workshops. The next workshop takes place on Wednesday 24th April and places are still available. To book a place, go to http://pdwww.lboro.ac.uk/eventdetails.php?run=11618 .Read more

ReVIEW usage this semester

The ReVIEW lecture capture installations and server have been whirring away trying to keep up with demand over the last few weeks. Since the start of the semester, 308 new sessions(mostly lectures) have been captured, and there has been very postive feedback from students in areas that have just started using the system, such asRead more

Upgrade to ReVIEW lecture capture system

On Monday 19th March, the ReVIEW lecture capture system will be down between 9am – 11am to allow for a major upgrade, from Echo 360 V3 to V5. This will bring in a number of significant new features for presenters and students, about which I’ll be blogging further next week.  Read more

Recording student presentations using ReVIEW

Dr Dave Elder-Vass is a Lecturer in Sociology and a recent user of the ReVIEW automated lecture capture system. Here he describes his experiences and those of his students. This semester I’ve been running a module for second and third year undergraduates in the social sciences called Debating Society. I say ‘running’ rather than ‘teaching’Read more

101 Uses for Lecture Capture: #57 Pre-Arrival Advice

As the availability of the ReVIEW automated lecture capture service increases to cover the whole campus, new applications are being found, by support services as well as academic colleagues. The International Office have started to use ReVIEW (and the Blackboard Collaborate web conferencing service) in interesting ways, supporting their network of agents as well asRead more

Lecture capture at Loughborough in 2011/12

After a successful first full pilot year of operation, the ReVIEW automated lecture capture service will be back in 2011/12, underpinned as before by the Echo 360 system. Last year over 500 ‘sessions’ were captured – not just lectures to students, but also inaugural lectures, staff development workshops, meetings, conferences, and a variety of otherRead more

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