JISC Digital Media Online Surgeries 2011

Those colleagues who are thinking about using Elluminate in their teaching may be interested in a series of JISC Digital media events over the next month: ‘Screencasting allows you to capture what you are doing on your computer and package this screen capture as an effective and accessible learning resource. Especially in online and distanceRead more

Elluminate: the experience so far

Loughborough’s institutional licence for the Elluminate web conferencing tool has been in place since back in the summer, and many colleagues have now experienced it either through delivering or participating in a session. Two areas that have been particularly active in the use of Elluminate are CREST and WEDC. In the YouTube video below, SherylRead more

The Elluminate roadmap

You will know that Elluminate and Wimba were both taken over by BlackBoard earlier this year, and merged into a new concern called BlackBoard Collaborate. At an online webinar yesterday, the plans for the new company were outlined.  A total of 236 people attended the session, which used Elluminate as its platform. It very quicklyRead more

Deliver live sessions from your desk to anywhere in the world

If you have a need to support Distance Learners, in the UK or indeed in any location worldwide with broadband Internet access, we now have an institutional licence for a tool that will make the experience much more engaging for your students – Elluminate. This enables you to deliver live sessions to up to 100 participants,Read more

BREAKING NEWS: Elluminate, Wimba, and Blackboard join forces

Received the following e-newsletter last night from Elluminate:  Today, we’ve announced that Elluminate, Wimba, and Blackboard will join forces to bring together the leading technology products for synchronous learning and collaboration – and the minds that created them – in what we hope will be a major step forward to pursue new innovation.   We’veRead more

Elluminate for online teaching

Glad to hear Loughborough have settled on Elluminate Live – I’ve used it several times and I’m hardly a “power user” but it just works really well with a really low problem rate, even with international delegates. My one piece of advice would be – everybody thinks their  mic will work without checking it firstRead 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

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