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DS106 test

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Video as product

Reading this posting on Hybrid Pedagogy recently, reminded me of some of the material on the History of the Open University website. The OU started broadcasting on BBC2 in January 1971, originally in the early evening and on Saturday and … Continue reading

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Yes minister

Looking at the questions in the poll used as evidence by Michael Gove to dissuade teachers in England from striking (story here: http://www.guardian.co.uk/politics/2013/jul/24/michael-gove-teachers-union-strikes, and results here: http://www.populus.co.uk/uploads/130720%20Performance%20Related%20Pay%20Results.pdf) I was reminded of this: http://youtu.be/G0ZZJXw4MTA. Is it a coincidence that the founder … Continue reading

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HTML5 video analytics

I recently helped out an MSc student who, as part of his research into the ‘flipped’ classroom, wanted to look at how students interact with video ‘lectures’. HTML5 allows you to record when events (such as the user clicking play, … Continue reading

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