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Posted by: on May 3, 2019

Conference report: Use of video in Higher Education: Theory and Practice

On 16 April, over 80 participants joined us for a 1-day (un)conference on the subject of the Use of Video in HE. Morning lightning talks have been recorded and are now available below. Abstracts and notes from the discussions are available on the event website.

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Posted by: on May 2, 2019

Increasing your computer productivity – Get more done with less effort

These slides were used for a Digiknow session on Productivity. Computer productivity from Dominik Lukes Computer productivity from Dominik Lukes

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Posted by: on April 11, 2019

Digiknow sessions for Trinity 2019 – available across Oxford

We have teamed up with the IT Learning Centre to deliver Digiknow sessions for the whole university over the course of Trinity term. Please register via the links below. 2 May 12:15 Using technology more productively: Save time, keep healthy! [See slides] 17 May 12:30 Formatting documents for readability and accessibility [See slides and videos] […]

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Posted by: on January 6, 2019

Comparing different types of educational videos

I used H5P to create a resource for people studying educational video.  This resource compares different approaches to instructional videos. This gives a sketch of a ‘language of audiovisual instruction’ that has been developing since the advent of great changes in the way video is used in education. These include YouTube, cheaper production methods and […]

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Posted by: on January 3, 2019

Digiknow session: Improve computer productivity with a few easy tips

This is an online session run using the Oxford HIVE. You will receive details for joining via email on the day of the event. Register here This session will give an overview of tips and tricks that will help you save time, improve focus and reduce the stress using a computer takes on your body. […]

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Posted by: on October 15, 2018

Sessions for DigiKnow Nov 2018

  These sessions have been scheduled as part of Digiknow Nov 2018. Register here Week 1 How to make more readable documents Mon, 12 Nov – 9:30-10:30 – Egrove – Boardroom Making Life Easier with Office 365 Mon, 12 Nov – 11:00-12:00 – PES – Andrew Cormack Getting the best out of Outlook Wed, 14 […]

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Posted by: on September 28, 2018

Introducing RapidMooc

We have introduced a new facility to create instructional videos called RapidMooc. You can find out more about it by watching this video created using RapidMooc. If you would like to come to try RapidMooc, perhaps even to record a trial video, get in touch with Dominik Lukeš ( UPDATE: There are now scheduled demo slots […]

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Posted by: on September 28, 2018

Notes from ALTC2018 – Useful links

I recently attended the 25th conference of the Association for Learning Technology (ALT). I was there to present about the Oxford HIVE  but this gave me a chance to attend a number of very interesting sessions and to have a lot of interesting conversations with colleagues. Unfortunately, I was struck by the flu on the […]

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Posted by: on August 16, 2018

ALT Conference Preview: Expanding digital affordances

I will be presenting a session next month at the ALT Conference on Lessons from the Oxford HIVE and digital affordances. I wanted to run a preview of the session using the Oxford HIVE itself. It will run Wed, August 22, 2018, 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM UK Time You can register here. This is also […]

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Posted by: on June 11, 2018

Trying out RapidMooc

What is RapidMooc We have been exploring the idea of creating videos with RapidMooc. This is an example of a video that can I created in just 3 minutes while I was visiting the RapidMooc showroom. What RapidMooc can do RapidMooc will record you in front of any background: PowerPoint presentation picture or video computer screen […]

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