Zak Mensah on Friday 16 December 2011 Tweet this!
These weekly posts contain links to the various items of interest that the team has come across throughout the week and were previously posted elsewhere such as our mailing lists, twitter, or facebook accounts.
Previous 'Weekly pickings'
Making better videos: shooting your video
Our 2/3 free online surgery was held this week and the recording and resources are now available.
Video Production - lecture capture
A guide to setting up video and audio for lecture capture. Viewers are asked to reflect on camera positioning, framing, sound recording and safety.
jiscPUB report: Digital publishing landscape, exemplars and recommendations
The paper provides background on the state of ebook publishing today, and concludes with a set of recommended projects that aim to improve digital scholarly publishing in the UK.
Developing Digital Literacies: final JISC national workshop
A free workshop from the JISC e-Learning Programme on developing digital literacies is taking place on 22nd February 2012 in Edinburgh.
Lighting Techniques for Video Interviews
A 7min video demonstrating various lighting techniques
The pirates of YouTube
Cory Doctorow Guardian piece on how companies are pirating Youtube videos
Why Apple Is Winning the Mobile Video Format War … For Now
Interesting article from the creator of the widely used JW Player for embedding video on why we encode how we do
JISC Netskills Workshop News
Spring programme is now online and open for bookings