Digital Literacy: Creative Commons licences

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The University’s Process Arts holds a great deal of really useful information about Creative Commons licences and related IP and copyright information related to our digital world. Process Arts is an integral part of our virtual learning environment, and it’s well worth spending some time mooching about. Continue reading

Student guidance for audio and video recording of lectures

DP digital devicesIt is an important part of a student’s professional development to understand, recognise and respect the legal rights of others when digitally recording someone else’s materials. The increased prevalence of personal smartphones has meant that an increasing number of students are able to easily record various types of teaching activities.

As part of the universtiy’s JISC-funded ALTO project, John Casey has produced a useful reference guide for students that focuses on digital recording. Continue reading

Staff guidance for audio and video recording of lectures

DP BLOG 1There are different sets of circumstances in which it may be requested that your lecture, tutorial, demonstration or workshop is recorded. As part of the university’s ALTO project, CLTAD’s John Casey has developed a useful guide to help staff who may be uncertain about the digital recording of lectures, and related issues such as performance rights. Continue reading

MOOCs: Daphne Koller of Coursera shares insights

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“2012 was the year of the MOOC” claimed Coursera co-founder and Professor of Computing at Stanford Universtiy, Daphne Koller. This week at BETT she shared an avalanche of stats about massive open online courses (MOOCs), and provided insights into the Coursera platform specifically.

As of 29th January two and a half million people had signed-up to take one of Coursera’s 215 courses; 28% of the student body is from Europe and 35% from North America. Continue reading