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Nigel Robertson

Why do students not attend lectures? | David's adventures in the classroom. - 0 views

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    Great summary of work around lecture recording and attendance
Nigel Robertson

Uni students told to switch off laptops, smartphones during lectures | Stuff.co.nz - 0 views

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    Interesting nes article on the banning of devices by a lecturer at UoW
Tracey Morgan

Why lectures are dead (or soon will be) - 0 views

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    "As part of my open textbook on Teaching in a Digital Age, I am working my way through theories of learning and methods of teaching. I will post shortly my initial draft on theories of learning and their relevance for a digital age. In this post I want to discuss the lecture and its relevance for a digital age. Comments as always are more than welcome."
Nigel Robertson

Primer on 'Record Lectures' | UFI charitable trust - 0 views

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    Post showing better outcomes for students who had access to recorded lectures.
Nigel Robertson

Twitter in the University Classroom: Live-Tweeting During Lectures « Educatio... - 0 views

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    Description of the use of live tweeting during lectures.
Nigel Robertson

Genautica - A Technology Integrator - 0 views

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    Over 20,000 free science video lectures from first class universities around the globe (English only).
Nigel Robertson

TalkMiner - 0 views

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    Search engine for educational video lectures & talks from a variety of sources.
Dean Stringer

When Getting Rid of College Lectures Makes Sense - Slashdot - 1 views

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    "NPR reports that Harvard physicist and professor Eric Mazur has largely gotten rid of the lecture in his classes, after finding that in lecture-based classes, students tend to commit to memory formulae and heuristics, but fail to develop deep understanding of concepts. Mazur has tried - and seemingly succeeded - to cultivate deeper learning with a combination of small group peer-instruction and a tight feedback loop based on in-class polling about particular problems."
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    Hey guys. Happy new year, hope yaz had a nice break. The idea posted in this thread at /. no doubt isnt new to you all, neither the whole learning-styles thing, but the thread itself is actually not a bad read, lots of differing opinions, not all geeks.
Stephen Harlow

Donald Clark Plan B: Recording can improve a bad lecture! 7 surprising facts about reco... - 1 views

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    Record everything - students use them, learning improves, marks increase. Based on data presented at ALT-C 2011
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    "In this wonderful little study by Pierre Gorrisen, delivered at the ALT conference, they cleverly combined usage data with some survey and interview data to come to some clear conclusions."
Stephen Harlow

When talking less is more: exploring outcomes of Twitter usage in the large-lecture hal... - 0 views

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    "This article employs a mixed-method approach to examine the outcomes produced by using Twitter in a large-lecture course as a means to assess the pedagogical impact and potential of Twitter's contribution to large-lecture course dynamics."
Stephen Harlow

The impact of web-based lecture technologies on current and future practices in learnin... - 2 views

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    "Web-based lecture technologies cover a range of technologies, including iLecture/Lectopia, for digitally recording lectures for delivery to students online." The other report quoted in the "Online study kills uni" article.
Nigel Robertson

Why free online lectures will destroy universities - unless they get their ac... - 3 views

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    Opinion piece on the place of online lectures in the future of education.  Get your world class expert via YouTube, MIT, etc and use your time with students to really interact with them and the material.
Nigel Robertson

Wrong on so many levels | Mark Smithers - 2 views

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    Excellent (because I agree with it!) article on lecture recording and the muddled thinking around them.
Nigel Robertson

University World News - GLOBAL: Lectures to go in a Web 2.0 world? - 1 views

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    Very short report on the change of the role of unis in providing content based courses. Thin, but notes OU has 360,000 iTunesU downloads per week and that the VC of the OU says that the value of an institution would not be its course content but how it motivated and supported students.
Nigel Robertson

VideoLectures - exchange ideas & share knowledge - 1 views

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    An OER site of video lectures, mainly focussed on science although spreading wider. European based but with contributions from the usual suspects (MIT etc)
Nigel Robertson

Electronic Voting Systems and interactive lectures - 0 views

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    Resources on clickers - student response systems.
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