things we can name

My choice of platform for Thing13 of our 23things is Media Hopper. You may wonder why Media Hopper is called Media Hopper. You will know the following definitions of hopper: hopper ( agric) :  a container for a loose bulk material. hopper ( minecraft ):  a block that can be used to catch item entities, …

Thing 13: Video

This is a cross-post between WordPress and Medium. I’m making crawlingly slow progress through 23 Things as I have a) been a bit blindsided by the US election results as well as b) trying to make sure I make the most of this course as an opportunity to properly reflect on the topics raised here. … Continue reading “Thing 13: Video”

Thing 13: Video with Vimeo

I’m already familiar with YouTube and Media Hopper, so so this activity I took a look at Vimeo. First I tried to work out how Vimeo differs from YouTube – the Lynda.com suggests that it has an emphasis on high quality and on creative content. Certainly the interface looks ‘arty’ and sleak. I search around … Continue reading Thing 13: Video with Vimeo

Thing 13 & 14 : Video and Audio

There are many options for listening, watching, downloading, and sharing audio and video online. With these Things we look at various platforms to compare their usability, licensing options, and accessibility.

Thing 22 & 23: Fun, Play and Reflection

As we come to the end of our 23 Things I hope you’ve enjoyed the course and that a sense of exploration and adventure, balanced with critical thinking and knowledge, will encourage you to continue with further online and digital learning.

Wildfire, catapult, and daily routine

I’m still chewing on my observation that increasingly Learning Technologies are perceived to be part of ‘business as usual’ in learning and teaching at Universities these days. Lecturers and students are dutifully using a VLE, to a greater or lesser ex…

Wildfire, catapult, and daily routine

I’m still chewing on my observation that increasingly Learning Technologies are perceived to be part of ‘business as usual’ in learning and teaching at Universities these days. Lecturers and students are dutifully using a VLE, to a greater or lesser ex…

2015 End of year musings …

I just realised that throughout the year 2015 I’ve been guilty of not following one of the good practice guidelines for running a blog, which is ‘to update regularly’.What might be the reasons for this? Normally, I would simply resort to the usual excu…

2015 End of year musings …

I just realised that throughout the year 2015 I’ve been guilty of not following one of the good practice guidelines for running a blog, which is ‘to update regularly’.What might be the reasons for this? Normally, I would simply resort to the usual excu…

Think Visual Course @BUFVC

The full title for this course on 20.11.2014 was Think Visual: video storytelling in education. It focussed very much on ‘being able to identify what makes good video for teaching and learning purposes’, and thanks to a good presenter from the Open Uni…

Think Visual Course @BUFVC

The full title for this course on 20.11.2014 was Think Visual: video storytelling in education. It focussed very much on ‘being able to identify what makes good video for teaching and learning purposes’, and thanks to a good presenter from the Open Uni…