JISC Digital Media’s 2011 online surgeries

JISC Digital Media are providing fortnightly one-hour online surgeries to answer any queries you have regarding digital media. The series begins this week and runs fortnightly, every other Wednesday, between 1.30pm and 2.30pm.

They are starting off with screencasting:

The recent growth in educational content being delivered via computer screen – be it PowerPoint presentations, web pages and services, software demonstrations and training, or digital media – has afforded a greater importance to the ability to capture what you are doing on your computer and package this screen capture as an effective and accessible learning resource – screencasting.

The forthcoming surgeries are as follows:

  • 19/01/11 The major technical issues surrounding screencasting
  • 26/01/11 Considerations for screencasts as teaching and learning support resources
  • 02/02/11 Using a screencast as a lecture capture tool
  • 09/02/12 Using a screencast to provide feedback

More information is available at http://www.jiscdigitalmedia.ac.uk/surgery.