Author: Eli

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Digital academia

Accessible documentation: why and how

Reading Time: 5 minutes It’s that time of year where those of us working in education are preparing for the coming academic year and one of these jobs is creating the new administration and learning material needed. This is a good time to have a review of the materials you have and update or […]

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Wikipedia – for teaching and learning

Reading Time: 2 minutes Imagine a world in which every single human being can freely share in the sum of all knowledge. That’s our commitment. That is the vision statement of the world’s largest open educational resource Wikipedia. Just in case there is anyone out there who hasn’t heard of Wikipedia, it’s a massive free online […]

Title:Young girl reading a book, Central Circulating Library at College and St. George Streets, Toronto, Ontario Creator(s) : Unknown Date(s) : 1930-1960 Reference No: MIKAN 4369745, 4369827
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Open Education and my adventure with learning

Reading Time: 3 minutes In the blog post where I introduced myself I spoke about my childhood obsession with information, or more precisely my obsession with gaining information. In my childhood, this meant hours spent in local libraries pouring through encyclopedias. This was so much a part of who I was, that almost every […]

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Lecture capture. The what, why and how.

Reading Time: 6 minutes Lecture capture is an umbrella term used to describe any technology allowing a lecturer to record a class and make it available digitally. It could be as simple as recording the audio on your phone or as complicated as in-house video and audio recording systems that feed the recordings into […]

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Online classroom sessions

Reading Time: 3 minutes We are about to host one of our first virtual classroom events and there is a definite buzz and excitement about it. I’m a big fan of mixing things up a little and adding a bit of zing to your programme with a mix of on campus lectures, tutorials and […]