Tag Archives: information literacy

Panopto lecture capture

I’ve recently been experimenting with using lecture capture – in this case, Panopto which the University of Birmingham has a licence to.  It’s something I’ve been meaning to do for ages, but haven’t quite managed to make the time for.  … Continue reading

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Learning in a Digital Age – the new effective practice guide from JISC

An interesting new book from JISC: Learning in a Digital Age – the new effective practice guide from JISC Pre-order your copy now. The latest guide in the well-received JISC Effective Practice series, Learning in a Digital Age: Extending higher … Continue reading

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Issuu – online publication software

I spent part of last week playing around with a piece of online publication software called Issuu.  Basically it allows you to upload word docs, PDFs etc and turns them into online booklets for you.  This has the advantage of … Continue reading

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Lecture capture – Teaching and Learning Conference Report

  At UoB’s recent Teaching and Learning and Teaching conference, I attended a session entitled ‘Analysing students’ use of lecture recordings’ by Dr Karl Nightingale. The speaker began by positioning himself as someone who was initially quite skeptical of using … Continue reading

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Having a riot with Twitter and Facebook

Last night, due to a broken TV aerial I had an evening of no 24 hour news, but very late I decided to check Facebook. I was very shocked to find news stories of riots that were taking place only … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 tools for researchers

I just came across this very interesting presentation by Miggie Pickton, which was presented at the ALISS Conference last month.  It provides some very useful links to various Web 2.0 tools, and easily explains which tools are useful for each stage of … Continue reading

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Diigo – social bookmarking and collaborative research

I picked up on this handy tool through chatting with a colleague I met doing the PGCert, Dr.Cai Wilkinsonfrom the School of Government and Society.  Diigo (www.diigo.com) is a social bookmarking, web annotation and collaborative research service.  Basically, you sign … Continue reading

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