Posts Tagged "video"

Research? Science? or something more wooly?

I’ve recently been doing some research into ‘higher end’ video equipment as well as the underpinning knowledge and skillset required to use it.

That’s why I was quite excited to see this tweet appear in my timeline…

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The Ones That Got Away – video stories

I’m writing a series of posts that lift the lid on some of plans and ideas that either never saw the light of day or never fully developed.

Here I talk about using our internal collaborative to share a number of video stories…

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Gearing Up For Learning Live

A few months ago Don Taylor  asked me to facilitate a session at the IITT’s Learning Live conference, a request that (as always) I jumped at  for a number of reasons; there are the obvious ones: An opportunity to meet up with colleuages who I have only ever interacted with online To meet new people and further enhance my network To attend (for free!) some fantastic looking sessions facilitated both by people I know, trust and respect as well as some people who I do not (yet) know To showcase my skills amongst the wider industry But there is an additional reason that may not be obvious...

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A word of warning, be careful…

… as to what media you use if you are ever asked to produce a festive tip for the eLearning networks 24 tips advent calendar Why a warning? Well, because you might just be asked to facilitate a session on it at a future eLN event!! Joking aside, I was privileged to be asked by Rob Hubbbard to co-facilitate the recent eLN event How to produce rich media learning materials. This was something of a departure for an eLN event as it was planned to be very ‘hands on’, so it was great to be asked to be a part of it. Each of the speakers had been asked to promote their individual...

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Video ‘enhanced’ the Radio Star…

Today saw me fortunate to attend my first RSC (NW) event on the subject of ‘Using Video Technology‘ The day started off with the workshop being welcomed by Andrew Quarmby from RSC (NW) via Skype, which was a nice touch as it demonstrated the ‘instant’ nature of video calling, whilst retaining the ‘humanity’ of a face-to-face environment. We were then cautioned over being blinded by any shiny technology, but to always bear in mind whether it added value to what we trying to achieve. A walk-through - talk-through of Skype was provided for those attendees who...

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