A week of academic multimedia

It has been a week of academic multimedia .  Semi-successfully simulcasting a face-to-face workshop to remote participants using Adobe Connect. Creating a series of short audio posts about academic multimedia, continued here. Using a learning object (collection of videos and text) “Philosophy and Policy of Higher Education”, to introduce a flipped teaching session. And using … Continue reading A week of academic multimedia

Dialogic multimedia

What kicked me off on this audio exploration of academic multimedia? Two things. First and proximal cause: when I reported that my colleagues and I had been asked if we could give workshops on technology enhanced learning (TEL) the suggestion was scoffed. Why give workshops when you could do a series of three minute talking … Continue reading Dialogic multimedia

Academic multimedia is where TEL becomes real

Learning technologies and technology enhanced learning are not quite the same thing. The position and semantic force of the words is different. Learning as adjective and learning as noun; technology as nominal object and technology as agent of change: learning enhanced by technology. There is a greater degree of abstraction in TEL, somewhat more particularity … Continue reading Academic multimedia is where TEL becomes real

Academic Multimedia

Academic multimedia. Something other than marks on paper or that virtual page.  Academic multimedia covers a range of practices across a spectrum of technologies, which may include: automatic recording (audio and sometimes video) of an event primarily designed for a face-to-face audience (e.g. a “normal” lecture, visiting or guest lecture). Desk based podcasts, screen casts, … Continue reading Academic Multimedia

TEL you no lies

The text. The traces of thought. Marks somewhere. Ambiguous. Always. Deal with it. Immediacy is elusive: an illusion. Shards of meaning splinter. Reform. Reflect and interpret. Technology and learning? Certainly.. Technology enhanced learning? I’ll tell you no lies. What’s sauce for the goose only might sauce the gander. All communication is mediated. This is not … Continue reading TEL you no lies