Zak Mensah on Friday 02 September 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'
Lend me your ears dear university web managers!
JISC is considering future opportunities for innovation funding in collaboration with university web departments who manage the .ac.uk pages of their websites. Please make your opinion known using the #lncneu hashtag on Twitter or via the comments.
JISC Legal Cloud Computing and the Law Toolkit (31/08/2011)
Free Cloud Computing and the Law toolkit for FE and HE professionals.
In conversation with Rebecca Galley – Using video to gather evidence
During the session, Rebecca Galley and her colleague Andrew Charlton-Perez talked about whole project use of video within the Open University Learning Design Initiative project (OULDI).
Guest Post: Lend Me Your Ears Dear University Web Managers!
This is a guest blog post by David F. Flanders (JISC Programme Manager responsible for persistent identifiers) and Joss Winn (Project Manager of the ‘Linking You Toolkit’). They ask for your opinions on some potential future work that JISC would like to take forward on behalf of the sector.
ALT-C 2011 Proceedings Papers: 0174 YouTube in the classroom
Exploring the opportunities and barriers to the use of YouTube in teaching introductory sociology to mature and international students.
[VIDEO] The Story of SoundCloud - from a bootstrappers perspective
Watch Eric Wahlforss, co-founder and CTO of SoundCloud, tell four entertaining little stories about bootstrapping the early days of SoundCloud.
Using Skype as an Academic Tool: Lessons Learned
Martin Sivula shares his experience of using Skype as a tool for supporting students. I particularly like that he uses it to make himself available for Q and A.