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Flipping the whiteboard?

Posted on 31 July 2017 by Owen Crawford

You might have seen the recent post about capturing whiteboard activity from live teaching sessions using smartmarkers and panopto.  But what about if you want to produce whiteboard style content to be viewed before a teaching session, or as a separate resource that won’t be delivered in a live session.  Whiteboard / blackboard style “explainer”
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PANOPTO your first PREZI

Posted on 21 July 2017 by Martin Nosek

Whether you are Prezi expert, or thinking about using it for the first time, we’ll take a look at its new features and combining it with the University’s capture system – Panopto.  Before we start, there’s a couple of things to note about using free web tools: Sites now often offer “freemium” services (the word
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Animating for Panopto

Posted on 19 April 2017 by Owen Crawford

When I recorded the video promoting Learning Technology Advice Drop-in Sessions (for this blog post) I wanted to capture my animations from Powerpoint in the screen capture, keeping them smooth and at a full 1080p. Due the high resolution, I could only capture around 15fps in panopto personal capture, so I lost some of the
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Enhancing assessment and feedback quality through the use of multimedia technology

Posted on 12 December 2016 by Hannah Temple

Welcome to week five of our series on Education Innovation Fund projects. This week we’re hearing from Dr. Ilona Johnson in the School of Dentistry on using video to enhance the student assessment experience. Our project started with an interesting question. How do we improve student experience and quality in relation to assessments? The question sounds simple but
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Panopto, Event Capture and Personal Capture

Posted on 11 May 2016 by Dewi Parry

by Karl Luke The Learn Plus project, which is rolling out Panopto across Cardiff University, offers two different approaches to capturing teaching and learning activities: event capture and personal capture. Both approaches offer a flexible, multimedia approach for capturing teaching activities and sharing resources online, including sharing via our Virtual Learning Environment – Learning Central.
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Introducing Panopto

Posted on 9 February 2016 by Dewi Parry

by Karl Luke Capturing lectures, presentations and teaching content for learning You may be aware of Cardiff University’s Learn Plus project, which has been promoted in this very blog, including the recent post Introducing Learn Plus (Panopto) and Blackboard Collaborate. As 2016 begins it is worth highlighting some of the practical affordances of the tool
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New Year – New Technologies

Posted on 5 October 2015 by Dewi Parry

by Dewi Parry Welcome back everyone, and a very warm welcome to those of you who are new to the University. We have several new technologies available for staff this year. They are in various stages of rollout and we are all learning lessons from early adopters at the moment, so please read the following
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Hannah Temple joins the ELTT Team

Posted on 8 July 2015 by Hannah Temple

Hello! My name is Hannah Temple and I’ve just joined the ELTT team as the representative for the College of Biological and Life Sciences. I wanted to take a few minutes to tell you a bit about me and my first week in the job. About me I’m originally from Pontardawe but I haven’t lived
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