Monthly Archives: November 2013

Viewing times and attention spans

A couple of blogs recently have highlighted user viewing times as evidence of the effectiveness of short videos for teaching in HE. Alan Cann (http://scienceoftheinvisible.blogspot.co.uk/2013/11/whats-wrong-with-lecture-capture-this.html) uses viewing times on You Tube videos (which he suggests are around 45-85 seconds) to … Continue reading

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Video for instruction – lessons learned

Those of us who, unfortunately, reached adult life before 1994, when the UK government introduced new electrical safety legislation, will probably be familiar with the process of wiring a plug. For some (including me), other than dimly remembered physics classes … Continue reading

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