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Focus on Panopto: Editing recordings

Panopto allows creators to edit their recordings. This post looks at the most common editing tasks you are likely to want to do.  Trimming Sometimes you might want to tidy up the beginning or end of a lecture recording. For

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Otter.ai: transcribing recordings with artificial intelligence.

This week we want to introduce you to a great transcription tool which uses artificial intelligence (AI) to turn the spoken word into text. Otter.ai can transcribe recordings in real time, or create transcripts for uploaded video or audio files.

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Posted in Accessibility

Dates for your diary! Book now for these great TEL workshops.

We have a great line-up of new workshops for University of Sussex teaching staff this semester. Whether you want to explore next steps with Canvas, are looking to make the most of Panopto, our new online media platform, or are

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Posted in Professional Development

Flipgrid: video discussions for learning.

Learning is a social activity and anything that helps build a sense of community amongst learners is valuable. Online discussion forums are one way to do this, but if you and your students like to use video, then Flipgrid could

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Posted in App review

What’s New in Canvas? (December 2018)

The new Canvas release for December has just been rolled out across the University, this will bring a few helpful changes to Canvas that will enhance your day to day experience. Two of the biggest changes are the ability to

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Posted in Canvas

How to enhance your assessments with video presentation

In this blog post, I will explore the potential and possibilities for assessing students’ presentation skills through the medium of video. With the affordances of modern technology, the possibilities for students to create video presentations are now much more accessible.

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Posted in Apps and tools, digital skills, Marking and assessment, Mobile learning

Apple Clips: A free and easy video editor

This week we want to introduce you to an iOS app that is great for quickly producing short videos for sharing. What is it? In Apple’s own words Clips is ‘..an iOS app for making and sharing fun videos with

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Posted in App review

How do you create stunning visual content for free? Adobe Spark is how.

Adobe Spark

There are times when you want to have complete creative control over the content you create, and when you are able to spend time on making the perfect image, video or portfolio. There are also times when you need to

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Posted in App review

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