Lecture Capture with an Added Dimension

In this E-learning Showcase 2011 presentation, Martin White (Materials) compares and contrasts different approaches to lecture capture as applied to a Distance Learning Fund project last year. This project involved pre-recording 10 hours of guest lectures for a module on Packaging Technology. The added dimension in the title refers to the use of a ‘visualiser’Read more

ReVIEW for mobile devices

Did you know that the ReVIEW system automatically generates additional file formats that are suitable for playback on mobile devices? As a presenter, when you log into the ReVIEW system to check your capture before you make it available via Learn, you see the following options if you hover over your recording: If you choose ‘playRead more

ReVIEW support

Check out the new ReVIEW support section on this blog at https://blog.lboro.ac.uk/elearning/?page_id=498 . This contains a set of excellent resources reproduced under a Creative Commons licence from the JISC-funded ELTAC project at Coventry, including a video tutorial on editing your captured lectures. We’ll be adding further resources of our own over the next few weeks.Read more

A good ReView?

Over the Summer, we secured funding for two lecture capture projects…  Picture this – creating resources to support the engagement of campus-based students. This project is supported by the Alumni fund Through the glass darkly – creating resources to support the engagement of distance learning students. This project is supported by Echo 360 In both cases,Read more

So you want to capture your lectures…?

Colleagues interested in recording lectures, whether live or pre-prepared, now have a range of options: – Echo 360 fixed installations: we now have the Echo 360 system for automated video lecture capture installed in CC011 (James France), T003 (Wolfson) and HE010 (HEBS), with another 5 rooms due for installation before the start of next academicRead more

Lecture capture update

I attended a very timely lecture capture event yesterday organised by my ex-colleague Juliet Hinrichsen at Coventry in support of their JISC ELTAC project. The focus of the event, attended by representatives of some of the institutions that have really scaled up their use of automated lecture capture (LSE, Newcastle, Birmingham), was on staff developmentRead more

Recording lectures from your desktop

Just been working with another academic (Lara Alcock, from MEC) on the use of Camtasia to pre-record a lecture to be made available on Learn. There is increasing demand from academic colleagues for support in the use of screen recording applications, with Camtasia and Captivate (the Adobe alternative) being the most popular. I’m a realRead more

UK Echo 360 Users' Conference

Just returned from the Echo 360 Community event hosted today at the University of Birmingham. If you’ve not heard of Echo 360, it’s the automated lecture capture / streaming system that’s just been introduced here at Loughborough and piloted by History in a Semester 1 module (see screenshot). Across UK HE the system has nowRead more

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