We run monthly online webinar sessions where you can join us live for presentations by the team and guest speakers with a question and answer session.
Live online 1pm - 2pm GMT Tuesday 26 March 2013
In part two of getting started with digital media for assessment we take a deeper look at two of the methods used by our previous speakers and give guidance on what you need to get started yourself.
Archive of previous sessions
Below are previous sessions with topics covered, session recordings, notes and any resources used during the session.
Providing feedback on students' work and assessing their progress is a fundamental part of teaching and learning. In this webinar we will explore why using technology in this area is important and discuss emerging methods of communicating with students using digital media.
Originally run: 19 February 2013
An overview of digital media services provided by Jisc
This one-hour online session will introduce you to the range of Jisc services and platforms available to the community and showcase both free and subscription multimedia offerings. We will be joined by Jisc colleagues who will provide an overview of their key services and be available for a Q+A.
Originally run: 22 January 2013
New Digital Media Ecosystems for Learning
With new online platforms offering opportunities for teaching and learning released almost on a daily basis it can be challenging to find out which is best suited to your teaching and learning needs, and how to choose which platform to use and when.
This session explored new and emerging developments in online digital media technologies (like YouTube, Facebook, Scoop.it), how they can enrich learning, teaching and assessment, and presents practical selection methods. Independent Learning Advisor, Theo Kuechel gives an overview of the types of technologies currently available, Music Technologies Lecturer, Adam Richards shows how he and colleagues at Bridgend College, Wales are using Facebook to support teaching and learning and JISC Digital Media Advisor, Tim O’Riordan proposes a novel approach to selecting digital technologies for learning.
Originally run: 19 November 2012
Getting started with ebooks
This session looked at the opportunities for using ebooks in education. We provided an overview of the current ebook landscape, with a focus on looking at the benefits, implications of use and how to get started.
Originally run: 22 February 2012
Video production workflow
An overview of the video production process, the webinar will guide delegates through pre-production, production, post production and distribution, featuring technology, tools and methods they can use to gain good results.
Originally run: 25 January 2012
Making better videos: editing and finishing your video
This 60 minute session provides an overview of the post-production phase of the video creation process. The session covered how to take your video footage, audio, slides and any other media you have produced and combine them into a finished work.
Originally run: 18 January 2012
Making better videos: shooting your video
This 60 minute session starting at 1pm provides an overview of the production phase of the video creation process. It will look at requirements, tasks and problems that can be encountered while shooting a video and how to ensure that you get the best possible results.
Originally run: 14 December 2011
Making better videos: Planning Your Video Production
This 60 minute session starting at 1pm provides an overview of the video production process and highlights the basic areas that should be considered before starting to shoot.
Originally run: 23 November 2011
Launch of EdMediaShare
JISC Digital Media are developing a new web site (we're calling it 'EdMediaShare') that aims to take the time and stress out of sorting and finding really useful video.
Originally run: 03 October 2011
Using a screencast to provide feedback
This session looks at using screencasting for providing media enhanced feedback and will be of interest for anybody interested in discovering more.
We take a look at teaching and learning opportunities, highlight examples and provide guidance for getting started.
Originally run: 09 February 2011
Using a screencast as a lecture capture tool
This session will introduce screencasting as a live lecture capture tool.
Originally run: 02 February 2011
Considerations for screencasts as teaching and learning support resources
This session is aimed at teaching staff and will address how to use screencasting for both live lecture capture and pre-recorded teaching and learning materials. We investigate when each method is most suitable and offer suggestions for planning and building each type of screencast.
Originally run: 26 January 2011
The major technical issues surrounding screencasting
This session will address the major technical considerations required in order to produce your own screencasts. We will provide an overview of the screencast production workflow which will be of interest to the beginner and then highlight a range of technical considerations that will be of interest to the beginner and advanced user alike. The issues that will be covered, as shown below, will cover uses for support and academic staff.
Originally run: 19 January 2011
Using screen capture software
Originally run: 21 April 2010
Digital lifecycle overview
This session includes a screencast discussion on the basic digital media lifecycle
Originally run: 24 March 2010
Understanding where digital media fits into your course
This session is concerned with identifying where we can use digital media for teaching and learning. We look at potential scenarios and some of the types of activities that can be supported with digital media.
Originally run: 27 January 2010
Online surgery Jan 13
Originally run: 13 January 2010
Choosing a recording space
Originally run: 16 December 2009
Basic microphone technique and placement
This week's session includes Gavin Brockis' screencast on microphone technique and placement.
Originally run: 02 December 2009
Flickr as a Source of Free-to-Use Images
This session includes Antony Theobald's short screencast on using Flickr to find images that are available for re-use under Creative Commons licences.
Originally run: 18 November 2009
Digital lifecycle 1
Originally run: 04 November 2009
Introduction to screen capture / screencasting
This week's session video is Zak Mensah's Introduction to Screencasting.
Originally run: 21 October 2009
This week's session includes Nigel Goldsmith's short video - Introduction to Using a Copystand.
Originally run: 07 October 2009
Recording audio podcasts
On this week's session Joel Eaton uses a screencast to take us through tips and techniques for recording audio podcasts.
Originally run: 23 September 2009
For the live sessions, we will be using the online tool Collaborate. Please go to the Blackboard Collaborate test page to check that your browser has all it needs and to familiarise yourself with the tool.
WHO should participate?
Anyone who works in UK further education (FE) or higher education (HE) who would like help with digital media. If you are unsure how to create podcasts, need to improve your image capture, digitise that stack of VHS under your desk or need to use digital media for teaching and learning, then these sessions are for you.
HOW does it work?
Register for the upcoming session and we'll send you confirmation and links to join the session. On the day, once you have joined the session (allow approx 10-15mins), introduce yourself and then sit back and enjoy the session. You can ask us questions at any point using the text chat tool. You will need speakers to listen to us.
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