Office Mix is a free plugin for Microsoft PowerPoint that offers a simple way to turn your PowerPoint slides into interactive online sessions and presentations. This is a great solution for anyone who wants to produce “screencasts” or “lecture casts”
Adding captions to your video content increases accessibility and can help to further engage students. Find out about captioning your videos – including how to use YouTube’s useful automatic captioning service!
For better or for worse, a lot of us use PowerPoint these days. This can work very well in a traditional lecture environment. We can talk around the bullet points presented on the big screen and hopefully get some interaction going from the students. However, problems arise when we remove the presentation from the medium it was intended for and place it into Blackboard for download…
I’m very excited. Sometimes I think that doesn’t happen very often, but actually I do get quite excited by things that will make a major difference to the learning experience, the student experience, even if I then am frustrated by
The Beyond Walls 2009 conference was recently held by the University of Oxford at Saïd Business School, following on from Shock of the Old 2009, Beyond Walls focused on Institutional Podcasting. Beyond Walls 2009 consisted of 9 presentation sessions and