Reducing the size of video files is useful to save bandwidth and make videos more accessible for students on the move. If you are using Moodle there is a file-size limit of 200Mb. If you are making the video available via Echo360 that limit does not apply, as Echo360 streams the file. Fortunately reducing the… continue reading »
Do you want to learn more about educational, office, business, or hobby software? Where do you go? The University has made access to Lynda.com free through ITS.
The 12 apps of Christmas are back, the year must be almost done!! This (free) short course will show you 12 apps, and how to use them for learning, teaching, or professional purposes. You’ll get 10-minute tasks to help you get started with the day’s app. Follow the hashtag: #UL12apps to see the learning, share… continue reading »
iMedical Apps is a site dedicated to finding the best apps for medical professionals. Recently they came out with a list of the top apps that have been released by the CDC. Although many are Americentric, a few look as though they may have wider utility. The title of the article is: CDC Apps Physicians Need… continue reading »
From the website: “HandBrake is a tool for converting video from nearly any format to a selection of modern, widely supported codecs.“
From the website “Quandary is an application for creating Web-based Action Mazes. An Action Maze is a kind of interactive case-study; the user is presented with a situation, and a number of choices as to a course of action to deal with it.“
Audacity is a free, easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder
eCases is a collaborative initiative with AD Instruments to build online learning opportunities in the Integrated Cases programme of Early Learning in Medicine (Years 2 and 3). Traditionally, Integrated Cases are delivered over two weeks in two face-to-face tutorials with Independent Learning (IDL) activities competed between tutorials. eCases adopts a blended learning model, and will over time… continue reading »