Category Archives: Learning and Teaching

WeVideo at Cardiff School of Journalism

Our postgraduate diploma students have been busy creating digital stories again. Their stories are made following a particular format; using still images and audio narration to produce something like an audio slideshow. Its much more than just an audio slideshow though. … Continue reading

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Digital storytelling with WeVideo

Over the past weeks our postgraduate journalism students have been creating photo stories for the Digital Journalism module. We followed the digital storytelling model of still pictures and audio narration to keep the creation process relatively simple. This process tested a … Continue reading

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Creating a Weather graphic with the Title Tool – Avid

This post is an experiment in displaying pre-prepared documents in WordPress. Im trying to find quick and easy way of creating user guide material for print, and web, for viewing on computer and mobile devices. Historically all the user guides … Continue reading

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Changing the way we teach lectures

I attended a seminar yesterday about “Putting Lectures Online”. It looked at how three Schools at Cardiff University had approached recording lectures and putting them online. Before the seminar my idea, and probably that of many others, was that recording lectures … Continue reading

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Using online lessons and encouraging independent learning

During the autumn semester 2011 a trial looking at changing the way skills are delivered in a practical module took place. The Online and Mobile Journalism module, taught by Glyn Mottershead, experimented with delivering some of the course content online. The results have been … Continue reading

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LanSchool – Managing the computer classroom environment

I gave a presentation at the Cardiff University Distributed Information Technology conference on Wednesday, 22nd June 2011, about how we use LanSchool at the Cardiff School of Journalism, Cardiff University, with my colleague Chris Yeo. The slides for the presentation are below. … Continue reading

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