Archive for the ‘elearning’ Category

Panopto: Introducing Lecture Capture at the University of Bath

Monday, December 13th, 2010

Nitin Parmar, Learning Technologist in the e-Learning Team, Learning and Teaching Enhancement Office at the University of Bath, has written a guest post for the Ramblings of a Remote Worker blog on the University’s use of Panopto. The University of Bath has recently gone live with the software, an institutional lecture capture service, and Nitin is happy to share its findings.

IWMW 2011 Opens Call for Speakers and Workshop Facilitators

Wednesday, December 8th, 2010

The call for speakers and workshop facilitators for the Institutional Web Management Workshop 2011 is now open. The Workshop will be held at the University of Reading from Tuesday 26 to Wednesday 27 July 2011. Further ideas and information are available from the IWMW Web site.

Launch of the JISC Beginner’s Guide to Digital Preservation

Tuesday, November 30th, 2010

The JISC Beginner’s Guide to Digital Preservation is now live and available for comment. The Guide has been written for practitioners working on JISC projects who would like help with preserving their outputs. It is designed for people who are new to digital preservation but can also serve as a resource for those who have specific requirements or wish to find further resources in certain areas.

International Open Access Week

Tuesday, October 12th, 2010

The week beginning 18 October 2010 is international Open Access Week, with events and activities taking place worldwide on university and research campuses. Open Access enhances scholarly communication by making the results of publicly funded research available to all. Further details are available.

“To promote open education is needed more interaction”

Wednesday, October 6th, 2010

Brian Kelly has been featured in an interviewexternal link published in El Punt, an online journal published in Girona, Catalonia, Spain. The interview took place when Brian gave a seminar on What Can We Learn From Amplified Events? at the University of Girona on 3 September 2010. For those who do not understand the Catalan language an English language versionexternal link is available which is produced by the Google Translate service. Although the quality of the translation is less than ideal, it does help to convey the underlying message.

Kelly Tells THE: More to University Web Sites than League Tables

Monday, September 6th, 2010

In a letter published in the 2-8 September 2010 issue of Times Higher Education, Brian Kelly points out the limitations of publishing league tables for university Web sites. The challenge is not in jostling for position in an artificial league table, but ensuring that Web teams are willing to share best practice in exploiting the potential of the Social Web. Further details are available.

Review of What Can We Learn from Amplified Events?

Friday, September 3rd, 2010

Marieke Guy of UKOLN has written a blog post about the amplification of Brian Kelly’s talk entitled What Can We Learn from Amplified Events? presented recently at the University of Girona. Discussions on Twitter can use the #udgamp10 event hashtag.

What Can We Learn from Amplified Events?

Tuesday, August 24th, 2010

Brian Kelly has been invited to give a seminar entitled What Can We Learn from Amplified Events? at the University of Gironaexternal link. The seminar will be held on Friday 3 September 2010 in the Casademont Building, Science and Technology Park, Girona, Catalonia, Spain. A blog post about the seminar is available.