Mini camcorders now available on loan

Video can be used in many ways to support learning, not least through the use of automated video lecture capture which we’ve covered in many posts on this blog recently. If you’re looking to produce something ‘quick and dirty’, for instance a short video introduction to a topic, or video feedback on assignments (which aRead more

Web conferencing update

As part of the current round of Distance Learning Fund projects (about which more in due course), we’re been looking over the last few weeks at which web conferencing tool best suits our needs in supporting teaching and learning at Loughborough. The 15-strong longlist of contenders included several tools which are already used by differentRead 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

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