Screencasting for IMPACT

This week I am in Munich at the IMPACT project (improving Access to Text) all-staff meeting. My colleague Ed Bremner and I have a busy couple of days. We are running three sessions. Each are a mixture of presentations and facilitated discussion. Although most of the session content is very project specific one will be […]

Vibrant Vidi Video!

The LinkedUp Project that I work on has just launched the second of its competitions – Vidi. The competition is aimed at developers and is asking them to design and build innovative and robust prototypes and demos for tools that analyse and/or integrate open web data for educational purposes. To support the competition launch we […]

Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012

Jane Hart, Consultant, speaker and writer at Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies, has created an excellent presentation on the Top 100 Tools for Learning 2012 as voted for by 500+ learning professionals worldwide. The presentation is available from Slideshare and embeded below. The tools list is perfect for online learning, collaboration and remote working, […]

Cheerio on Chatzy

Saying farewell to a colleague is never easy and it’s always good to have a little drink in their honour. On Friday we had a ‘virtual leaving do’ for a colleague and friend of mine: Ed Bremner. I first worked with Ed in 2003 when he was a staff member at TASI (Technical Advisory Service […]

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, […]

Sharing Screens with Screenjelly

Sometimes we need to show someone how to use an application or do something on their PC and explaining on the phone just doesn’t cut the mustard. Enter Screenjelly. Screenjelly records your screen activity with your voice so you can spread it via Twitter or email. Use it to quickly share cool apps or software […]